HACC offers more than 130 programs. Learn about credit transfer and degree requirements below.
What types of programs does HACC offer?
HACC offers academic, career associate and transfer degree programs, diploma and certificate programs. We also offer workforce development programs. These programs include allied health, computer training, fire training, law enforcement and safety, security programs, and technology and trades.
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 or AAS degree?
You must meet certain requirements to earn an AA, AS or AAS degree from HACC. You must:
Is a career degree right for me?
A career degree is ideal for students who plan to enter the workforce after earning an associate degree. These students will not need to transfer to a four-year institution.
How do I earn a career degree?
To earn a career degree, you must:
Is a transfer degree right for me?
Many students plan on transferring to a four-year institution after completing an associate degree. The transfer degree is a good choice.
How do I earn a transfer degree?
To earn a transfer degree, you must:
Is a certificate right for me?
A certificate is right for you if you have a specific occupational goal.
How do I earn a certificate?
To earn a certificate, you must:
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.
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.