HACC offers 105 programs. Learn about credit transfer and degree requirements below.
What types of programs does HACC offer?
HACC offers academic degree programs that have either a career or transfer focus. Students can earn degrees in any of the following designations:
Career-focused degrees are ones that are structured to prepare you for entry in the workforce within a particular area or industry. HACC also offers workforce training programs through our Workforce Development area that provide you with knowledge and skills for the workforce. Transfer-focused programs are those that are structured to prepare you to transfer to a four-year institution.
Why do students come to HACC?
Many students attend HACC for affordable career training. More than one quarter (26.6 percent) come to HACC for transfer credits. Students can apply these credits toward a bachelor's program at a four-year college or university.
HACC has articulation agreements with many four-year institutions. These agreements allow students to transfer seamlessly from HACC to another institution.
What accreditation does HACC have?
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has accredited HACC. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education granted HACC's initial accreditation in April of 1967. They reaffirmed it most recently in June 2007. Learn more about the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact the Middle States Commission on Higher Education at:
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has authorized the College to award the Associate's degree. Specific programs receive national accreditation.
How do I earn an AA, AS, AFA or AAS degree?
HACC degrees require that you complete certain requirements: You must meet certain requirements to earn an AA, AS, or AAS degree from HACC. You must:
Is a certificate of proficiency right for me?
A certificate is right for you if you have a specific occupational goal. These degrees are designed to allow you to complete your students within one year, or two consecutive semesters.
How do I earn a certificate of proficiency?
Is a diploma right for me?
A diploma is ideal for students who need a specific technical skill as quickly as possible. Diploma programs offer concentrated study of technical job skills and are designed to be completed in one semester.
How do I earn a diploma?
Who can help me decide which program to choose?
Contact a recruiter to discuss your career goals. A recruiter will help determine the right study program for you.