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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

  • a letter to secretary devos

    November 9, 2018

    Dear Secretary DeVos:

    The presidents of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts urge the United States Department of Education (ED) to recommit to its mission and protect the rights of transgender students in Massachusetts and across the...

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    • ...
  • a letter to secretary devos

    November 9, 2018

    Dear Secretary DeVos:

    The presidents of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts urge the United States Department of Education (ED) to recommit to its mission and protect the rights of transgender students in Massachusetts and across the...

    Read More
  • 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 uses equipment in manufacturing lab

    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...

  • Students in CIS classroom

    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,...

  • QCC professor Jose Castillo plays guitar

    Liberal Arts - Music Option

    The QCC Liberal Arts - Music Option associate degree program includes the following program goals:

    • Prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university, or entry-level work requiring communication and critical thinking skills.
    • Provide a foundational education...
  • QCC students in classroom

    General Studies - Deaf...

    The General Studies - Deaf Studies Option prepares students to have the necessary communication skills and cultural knowledge to work with deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Through practicum participation and other course related research, students explore career opportunities in the deaf community.

  • Police Academy Students

    Law Enforcement Certificate

    The QCC Law Enforcement Certificate was developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) to have a better-educated and more professional workforce. The certificate credits are directly applicable to an associate degree in criminal justice.

  • QCC instructor helps student with programming laptop

    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Cyber Security Certificate is designed to prepare graduates to work in the Information Technology field as Computer Support Specialists with an emphasis in cyber security. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, employment of computer support specialists is expected to...

  • QCC Student works with wires and equipment

    Electronics Engineering...

    The Electronics Engineering Technology - Biomedical Instrumentation Option prepares students to enter the workforce as an essential member of a medical organization, calibrating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the electronic instrumentation equipment that is vital to today’s technology-driven...

  • Child from QCC's Children's School draws picture

    Early Childhood Education...

    The Early Childhood Education Certificate provides students with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills training necessary for working with typical and atypical children from birth through eight years old.

  • QCC professor give business powerpoint

    Entrepreneurship and Small...

    The Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Certificate focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to create or manage a small business.

  • QCC students study on campus

    Liberal Arts - Environmental...

    The Liberal Arts - Environmental Science Option provides students with a strong academic foundation in the environmental, natural, and physical sciences. Graduates are prepared to transfer to a bachelor degree program in the environmental field.

  • QCC students learn surgical techniques

    Surgical Technology...

    The Surgical Technology Certificate is designed to prepare the beginning practitioner to possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide services in the operating room in the role of Surgical Technologist as part of the surgical team. Instruction includes components of the basic sciences,...

  • QCC students practice healthcare techniques on patient

    Practical Nursing - Evening...

    Practical Nurse Education prepares students with skills and education that will enable them to become an effective Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The Practical Nursing Certificate will prepare the graduate to assume an entry-level position in the field or pursue additional education. Graduates of the...

What's New at QCC

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