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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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    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...

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    • 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

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    • 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
    • ...
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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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    General Studies - Public...

    The General Studies - Public Health Option prepares students for a career as a Public Health Worker and/or prepares students with the first two years of a strong academic foundation required for transfer to a four-year bachelor degree program in Public Health or related field.

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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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    Liberal Arts - Chemistry...

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

    • Provide a curriculum with an emphasis on courses that the student will need to seamlessly transfer to a bachelor degree program in chemistry or a pre-professional field.
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    Liberal Arts - English Option

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

    • Provide foundational courses in English literature required by four-year colleges and universities, enabling students to transfer to a bachelor degree program as juniors in English...
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    Early Childhood Education -...

    The Early Childhood Education - Birth through Eight Years Old Option prepares students for responsible positions in the field of early care and education or for careers in other child-related areas. Graduates will be qualified for career opportunities in early education and care as a lead teacher and,...

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    Nurse Education - Evening

    The Nurse Education program prepares students for a career as a Registered Nurse. Graduates of the program assume responsibilities related to direct patient care in a variety of settings, including, but not limited to, hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, home and community health agencies. Upon...

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    Early Childhood Education...

    The Early Childhood Education Birth through Eight Years Old 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.

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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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    Manufacturing Technology -...

    The goal of the Manufacturing Technology - Applied Manufacturing Option is to prepare highly skilled technicians and front-line supervisory personnel for the advanced manufacturing workforce. This option is specifically designed to serve as an associate degree completion program for applicants who meet the...

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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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    Dental Assisting Certificate

    The Dental Assisting Certificate prepares the student to obtain employment as a dental assistant along with the knowledge to take the Dental Assisting National Board examination in order to achieve the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) designation. In addition, students will be prepared to continue their...

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    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Computer Systems Engineering Technology - Forensics Option provides an in-depth insight into Criminal Justice and Information Technology for analysis of digital information commonly used in criminal investigations. This program is intended as a transfer pathway to multiple four-year institutions...

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