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Welcome to Quinsigamond Community College

QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Hospitality Management, Engineering Technology, Education, Healthcare, Human Services, Liberal Arts, Maintenance Technology, and General Studies

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    An AFFORDABLE education on YOUR terms

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    • A way to attend college for little or no cost.
    • A SMARTER choice for higher education at a price you can afford
    • A SMARTER way to achieve your...
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    Nearly half of all jobs do not require an advanced degree*

    In MA, middle skills jobs are desperately seeking trained workers. The demand for these jobs is expected to increase.

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    QCC is with you every step of the way, invested in your success

    From registration to graduation, QCC offers tutoring, mentoring, and professors who want to see you to succeed. 

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    • A college that puts students first - puts...
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    A place with professors who have real world experience...

    Imagine: 

    • Professors who care about YOU and YOUR success
    • A SMARTER way to receive the SAME quality education as...
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    The SMARTER way to earn YOUR degree on YOUR schedule

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER way to earn a degree that doesn’t interfere with your schedule, your job, your responsibilities
    • A SMARTER way to get an...
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    Finally, a SMARTER way to attend college

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER choice for higher education, in YOUR neighborhood
    • 7 locations, near YOUR work or home
    • Day, night, weekend and online classes to fit YOUR life
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  • Affordability Postcard Front

    An AFFORDABLE education on YOUR terms

    Imagine: 

    • A way to attend college for little or no cost.
    • A SMARTER choice for higher education at a price you can afford
    • A SMARTER way to achieve your...
    Read More
  • Middle Skills Postcard Front

    Nearly half of all jobs do not require an advanced degree*

    In MA, middle skills jobs are desperately seeking trained workers. The demand for these jobs is expected to increase.

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER way to train for a high...
    Read More
  • Support Postcard Front

    QCC is with you every step of the way, invested in your success

    From registration to graduation, QCC offers tutoring, mentoring, and professors who want to see you to succeed. 

    Imagine: 

    • A college that puts students first - puts...
    Read More
  • Quality Postcard Front

    A place with professors who have real world experience...

    Imagine: 

    • Professors who care about YOU and YOUR success
    • A SMARTER way to receive the SAME quality education as...
    Read More
  • Online Postcard Front

    The SMARTER way to earn YOUR degree on YOUR schedule

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER way to earn a degree that doesn’t interfere with your schedule, your job, your responsibilities
    • A SMARTER way to get an...
    Read More
  • Convenience Postcard Front

    Finally, a SMARTER way to attend college

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER choice for higher education, in YOUR neighborhood
    • 7 locations, near YOUR work or home
    • Day, night, weekend and online classes to fit YOUR life
    • ...
    Read More

Programs of Study

Quinsigamond Community College offers over 60 Associate Degree programs and over 50 certificate programs in the areas of Business, Hospitality Management, Engineering Technology, Education, Healthcare, Human Services, Liberal Arts, Maintenance Technology, and General Studies.

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    Emergency Medical Services -...

    This course prepares the student, upon successful completion of the Massachusetts EMT-Basic exam, to practice at the EMT-Basic level; it provides supervised classroom, laboratory training, and field experience with a local Emergency Services provider. Students in this program will be required to complete...

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    Business Administration...

    The Business Administration Career - Administrative Professional Option prepares graduates for immediate entry into the workforce as administrative professionals in a business or medical setting. Prospective students may choose to specialize by completing either the Clerical Office Certificate or Medical...

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    Sleep Technology Certificate

    • The Sleep Technology Certificate program includes the following program goals:

    • Sleep Technology (Polysomnography or PSG) is an allied health specialty whose practitioners administer complex sleep/neurodiagnostic studies. Polysomnographic ...
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    Medical Office Certificate

    The Medical Office Certificate focuses on the clerical skills and specialized knowledge needed in a medical or dental office setting. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level positions as medical administrative assistants/receptionists or may move seamlessly into the Business Administration...

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    Medical Assisting Certificate

    The goal of the Medical Assisting Certificate is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

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    Direct Support Certificate

    The Direct Support Certificate is designed for community support workers who work in programs funded by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS); it serves as a pathway for career development and advancement for non-degree workers in the field. Graduates are prepared to transfer into...

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    Manufacturing Technology -...

    The CNC Technologies Certificate is designed to prepare graduates to enter the field of advanced manufacturing specifically as a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operator/programmer. Students will gain an understanding of CAD/CAM systems and the conventions of blueprint reading, safety, metrology...

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    Criminal Justice

    The Criminal Justice associate degree program provides students with a broad academic background in the area of criminal justice and the opportunity to develop the skills needed for pursuing a public service career in policing, corrections, courts, probation, parole, federal agencies, the private sector, or transfer to...

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    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Computer Systems Engineering Technology - Cybersecurity Option is designed to meet the demand of cybersecurity professional skills in business and industry, while focusing on the technical and human aspect of cybersecurity. This program meets the National Institute of...

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    Computer Information Systems...

    The Applications Specialist Certificate is designed for students who want to use today’s applications software in the business environment. Credits earned through this curriculum can be transferred to the Computer Information Systems degree(s) as part of a career ladder.

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    Nursing Assistant Certificate

    The Nursing Assistant Certificate educates individuals to work in various aspects of healthcare, including hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

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    Engineering - Biomedical...

    The Engineering - Biomedical Engineering Option is a rigorous program that emphasizes mathematics, sciences, and life sciences; it prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, at which they can continue their education in all fields of biomedical engineering, medicine, life sciences...

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