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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.

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    Liberal Arts - Theater Option

    Theater at QCC serves the Liberal Arts by providing a rigorous aesthetic, intellectual, and practical opportunity to explore the frontiers of learning and the formation of collaborative communities. The primary mode of study is the practice of theater, involving theoretical, historical,...

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    Heating Ventilation Air...

    The QCC HVAC/R program will provide successful graduates with the skills needed to enter the HVAC/R field as an entry-level technician who can install, maintain, and repair a wide variety of HVAC/R equipment. Graduates of the QCC Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Certificate will also...

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    Biotechnology Technician...

    The Biotechnology Technician Certificate provides students with an overview of the science of biotechnology as well as the technical skills necessary for employment in the industry.

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    Fire Science

    The Fire Science associate degree program prepares students for a career or promotion within Fire and Emergency Service Organizations. Students are also prepared for careers in the private sector, which include fire investigation, fire engineering, suppression/alarm systems maintenance, emergency management and hazard...

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    General Studies - Pre-...

    The General Studies - Pre-Pharmacy Option provides students with the first two years of a strong academic foundation required for transfer to four-year or six-year bachelor or Ph.D. degree programs in Pharmacy or related biological or biochemistry fields.

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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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    Foodservice Management...

    The QCC Foodservice Management Certificate is a proud participant in the National Restaurant Association’s Management First program. Students can earn simultaneous credentialing with the National Restaurant Association.

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    Business Administration...

    The Business Administration Certificate focuses on general business and prepares students for entry-level positions within various types of organizations. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level jobs in a variety of business settings or may move seamlessly into the Business Administration...

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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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    Occupational Therapy Assistant

    The Occupational Therapy Assistant associate degree program prepares students for entry-level employment as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant practices under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) as a member of the...

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    Liberal Arts - History Option

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

    • Provide a foundational education in history, enabling transfer to a bachelor degree program in history.
    • Provide a well-rounded foundational education in the liberal arts...
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  • Students work on a car in the QCC automotive classroom

    Automotive Technology - Ford...

    The QCC Ford Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate curriculum is designed by Ford Motor Company to prepare certified light line technicians for Ford/Lincoln dealerships. The program features hands-on training on late model vehicles as well as classroom instruction.

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What's New at QCC

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