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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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    • 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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    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...

    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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  • 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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    Emergency Medical Technician...

    The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate prepares the student for a career as an Emergency Medical Technician. Emergency Medical Technicians are important members of the healthcare team.

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    Human Services Certificate

    The Human Services Certificate prepares students for entry-level career positions in a wide variety of human service occupations; it also serves as a pathway for career development and advancement for non-degree workers in the field. Graduates are prepared to transfer into the Human Services associate...

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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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    Logistics/Supply Chain...

    The Logistics/Supply Chain Management Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the fields of transportation, distribution/warehousing and purchasing. Students will gain an understanding of logistics and supply chain management, as well as the communication, analytical and managerial skills...

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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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    Sleep Technology Certificate

    • The Sleep Technology Certificate program includes the following program goals:

    • Sleep Technology (Polysomnography or PSG) is an allied health specialty whose practitioners administer complex sleep/neurodiagnostic studies. Polysomnographic ...
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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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    Energy Utility Technology...

    The Energy Utility Technology Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the electrical and/or gas utility industry. The energy industry has forecast a strong need for technologically literate employees in the next several years for positions such as overhead and underground...

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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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    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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    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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    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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