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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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    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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    Practical Nursing Certificate

    Practical Nurse Education prepares students with skills and education that will enable them to become an effective Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The Practical Nursing Certificate will prepare the graduate to assume an entry-level position in the field or pursue additional education. Graduates of the...

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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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    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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    Computer Information Systems...

    The Database Certificate is designed to provide the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for career opportunities in entry-level database design, management, or administration. This certificate is ideal for adult students re-entering college or for students who are currently in the...

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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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    Hospitality and Recreation...

    The goal of the Hospitality and Recreation Management program is to provide business academics in an entrepreneurial, experiential setting that provides graduates of the Hospitality and Recreation Management - Hospitality Management Option the confidence, knowledge, and skills to successfully advance the...

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    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Network Associate Certificate prepares graduates to work in the Information Technology field as an entry-level Network Specialist, such as a Network Administrator or Network Associate. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, employment of network systems and data...

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    Allied Dental Services -...

    The Allied Dental Services - Dental Sales/Marketing Option prepares graduates to work as sales representatives or product managers for a dental products company. For individuals who are outgoing, enjoy meeting people, and like to travel, this option will provide them with the professional skills they need to...

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    Electronics Engineering...

    The Electronics Engineering Technology - Biomedical Instrumentation Option prepares students to enter the workforce as an essential member of a medical organization, calibrating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the electronic instrumentation equipment that is vital to today’s technology-driven...

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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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    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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    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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