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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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    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...
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    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.

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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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    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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    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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    Computer Information Systems...

    The Computer Information Systems - Applications Specialist Option provides students with a thorough introduction to today’s most widely-used computer software applications. The program curriculum provides hands-on computer experience in spreadsheets, advanced database applications, basic...

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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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    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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    Respiratory Care

    The Respiratory Care associate degree program prepares students for a career as advanced level Respiratory Care practitioners. Graduates of this program are eligible to attempt the credentialing examinations offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Upon successful completion of this process, graduates...

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    General Studies - Elementary...

    The General Studies - Elementary Education Transfer Option meets the standards of MassTransfer and prepares students for transfer to undergraduate elementary education programs at Massachusetts public higher education institutions. The program includes broad based general education courses as...

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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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    Manufacturing Technology

    The Manufacturing Technology associate degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter the field of advanced manufacturing. Students will gain an understanding of materials and manufacturing processes as well as the quality systems in place in modern industry. Using safe working practices, students...

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