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QCC to Offer Several Degree Programs Online

Contact: Cherie Ronayne
Office of Institutional Communications
508.854.2849
cronayne [at] qcc.mass.edu

Release Date: 
5/29/2007

WORCESTER, Mass.  –  Quinsigamond Community College is proud to announce the addition of five associate degrees and four certificate programs to be newly offered online

QCC received approval from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges to offer a variety of degree programs and certificate programs online.  In total, five degree programs and four certificates will be offered online.

“The NEASC approval indicates the confidence they have in the integrity of our online distance education initiatives,” stated Pat Toney, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Five associate degree programs will be offered online for the coming fall 2007 semester – Business Administration (100%), Criminal Justice (100%), General Studies (100%), Computer Systems Engineering Technology - Forensics Options (80%), and Computer Information Systems - Applications Specialist (80%).

Certificate programs offered 80% or more online include:  Computer Systems Engineering Technology - PC Specialist, Computer Information Systems - Applications Specialist, Computer Information Systems - Web Applications, and Law Enforcement.

“Quinsigamond is committed to providing the community access to education via quality online degree programs,” added Steve Marini, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of Distance Education.

Prospective students can call Admissions at 508-854-4262 for more information on QCC’s  online degree programs, or visit the web site at www.qcc.edu.

Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.