Degrees and Certificates
Housatonic Community College is a two-year comprehensive community college authorized to award Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees. Students are prepared to continue their education, and to transfer their credits to four-year institutions throughout the country. Career programs prepare graduates for occupations in business, human services, criminal justice, early childhood education, occupational therapy, manufacturing, and others, usually requiring no more than two years of study. All degree career curricula include a core of studies in general education as well as in technical and occupational courses.
The college also offers a broad variety of certificate programs and program options for personal enrichment and to prepare students for employment or advancement in business, industry, health, manufacturing, and public service organizations.