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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.

    Campus Map

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    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...
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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
    • ...
    Read More
  • 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

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    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Windows Systems Administrator Certificate prepares graduates to work in the Information Technology field as a Systems Administrator with an emphasis on management and support of Windows operating systems and environments. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition,...

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    Business Administration Career

    The Business Administration Career associate degree program prepares students to successfully enter the workforce upon graduation. The program provides a skills-based curriculum that equips graduates with the knowledge and background needed for a rewarding career in business and industry.

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    Medical Support Specialist -...

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

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    Dental Hygiene

    • The QCC Dental Hygiene associate degree program includes the following program goals:

    • To accept students into the program who have the potential for achieving the stated competencies.
    • To provide a curriculum that will prepare students to meet the competencies of the program...
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    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.

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    Electronics Engineering...

    The goal of the Electronics Engineering Technology - Photonics Option is to prepare students for careers as Photonics technicians and/or Electronics technicians with photonics experience. Photonics technicians build, test, troubleshoot and maintain systems involving...

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    Accounts Payable/Accounts...

    The Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Certificate focuses on the accounting skills, manual and computerized, needed in business for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable clerks. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for entry-level Accounts Payable and Accounts...

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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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    Automotive Technology

    The Automotive Technology associate degree program is designed to prepare students to become professional Automotive Technicians and fill the need of area dealerships and independent repair facilities. The program trains students in all eight areas of automotive repair to prepare students to become ASE Master...

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    Paramedic Technology

    The goal of the Paramedic Technology associate degree program is to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics to serve in career and volunteer positions throughout the Commonwealth and neighboring regions.

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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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  • 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.

What's New at QCC

Learn more about QCC in Wyvern News or check out our current events by visiting our Events Calendar