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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

  • a letter to secretary devos

    November 9, 2018

    Dear Secretary DeVos:

    The presidents of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts urge the United States Department of Education (ED) to recommit to its mission and protect the rights of transgender students in Massachusetts and across the...

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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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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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  • a letter to secretary devos

    November 9, 2018

    Dear Secretary DeVos:

    The presidents of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts urge the United States Department of Education (ED) to recommit to its mission and protect the rights of transgender students in Massachusetts and across the...

    Read More
  • 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.

Choose a Program

  • QCC student demonstrates manufacturing technology

    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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  • QCC students practice healthcare techniques on dummy

    Advanced Placement Nurse...

    This one-year program is for LPNs seeking advanced placement into the evening associate degree program to prepare the LPN 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...

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  • QCC instructor helps student with programming laptop

    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Cyber Security Certificate is designed to prepare graduates to work in the Information Technology field as Computer Support Specialists with an emphasis in cyber security. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, employment of computer support specialists is expected to...

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  • QCC student in fire station

    Fire Science Certificate

    The Fire Science Certificate 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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  • QCC students distribute solution in beakers

    General Studies -...

    The General Studies - Biotechnology Option provides students with a strong academic foundation in biotechnology and lab sciences. Graduates are prepared to enter the biotechnology workforce.

  • QCC students study on campus

    Liberal Arts - Environmental...

    The Liberal Arts - Environmental Science Option provides students with a strong academic foundation in the environmental, natural, and physical sciences. Graduates are prepared to transfer to a bachelor degree program in the environmental field.

  • Children visiting campus at QCC event

    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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  • Police Academy Students

    Law Enforcement Certificate

    The QCC Law Enforcement Certificate was developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) to have a better-educated and more professional workforce. The certificate credits are directly applicable to an associate degree in criminal justice.

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    Accounts Payable/Accounts...

    The Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Certificate focuses on the accounting skills, manual and computerized, needed in business for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable clerks. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for entry-level Accounts Payable and Accounts...

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  • QCC students practice healthcare techniques on dummy

    Perioperative Nursing...

    The Perioperative Nursing Certificate is designed to provide nurses with an understanding of the operating room nurse’s role and responsibilities as part of the surgical team. Instruction includes components of the basic sciences, surgical asepsis/sterile technique, operating room techniques,...

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  • EMT students check patient's breathing

    EMT Paramedic Certificate

    The goal of the EMT Paramedic Certificate is to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics to serve in career and volunteer positions throughout the Commonwealth and neighboring regions.

  • QCC instructor helps student with programming laptop

    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Cyber Security Certificate is designed to prepare graduates to work in the Information Technology field as Computer Support Specialists with an emphasis in cyber security. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, employment of computer support specialists is expected to...

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What's New at QCC

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