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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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    Classes are in session!

    Visit The Q - Your Student Portal - to get started!

    For more information, visit the Welcome Center in the Harrington Learning Center.

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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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    • A SMARTER way to train for a high...
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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. 

    Imagine: 

    • 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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  • welcome back message

    Classes are in session!

    Visit The Q - Your Student Portal - to get started!

    For more information, visit the Welcome Center in the Harrington Learning Center.

    Campus Map

  • 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.

Choose a Program

  • QCC student and professor work on patient in dental clinic

    Allied Dental Services -...

    The Allied Dental Services - Health Sciences Option prepares its graduates with a strong science background and is a good choice if the ultimate goal is transfer into the Dental Hygiene program or into a bachelor degree program. This program does not require DANB, CDA status.

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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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    Accounting Assistant Finance...

    The Accounting Assistant Finance Assistant Certificate focuses on the accounting skills and knowledge needed in business. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level accounting jobs in a variety of business settings or may move seamlessly into the Business Administration Career associate...

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    Electronics Engineering...

    The primary goal of the Photonics Certificate is to provide students an educational pathway to high-wage, high-tech jobs in areas such as manufacturing, telecommunications, medical devices and systems, security systems, clean energy systems, and research throughout Central Massachusetts. A secondary...

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    Computer Information Systems...

    The Computer Information Systems - Database Option provides students with a basic foundation of database technologies. For many organizations, database systems are the most business-critical component of their information technology infrastructure. Databases drive accounting, human resources, inventory,...

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    Liberal Arts - Biology Option

    The Liberal Arts - Biology Option provides a curriculum with an emphasis on courses that the student will need to transfer to a bachelor degree program in the biological sciences or a pre-professional field. This program also provides a well-rounded foundational education in the liberal arts disciplines...

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    Manufacturing Technology...

    The Manufacturing Technology Certificate is designed to introduce the principles of engineering and manufacturing. The program prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the identification and resolution of production problems in the manufacture of products. The student...

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    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Personal Computer Specialist Certificate prepares graduates to work in the Information Technology field as Computer Support Specialists with an emphasis on personal computer/desktop management and support. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, employment of computer...

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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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    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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    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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    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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What's New at QCC

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