The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Many of CCAC's academic programs are designed to prepare you for employment in a certain field. To make it easier for you to get an education that suits your particular career goals, all of our programs are listed here by career path. CCAC has nearly 160 degree programs in over 100 disciplines of study. The CCAC Online Catalog contains the valuable information of the printed CCAC catalog that you are used to with the added ability to browse or search for courses, programs and departments. Here you will find the requirements for each program that you can print, advising information and everything you need to help you begin or continue your academic career at CCAC.CCAC's academic programs can lead you to an Associate's Degree, a certificate, transfer to a four-year institution and more. For more information, read our credentials: degree, certificate and diploma explanation page.
Arts and Humanities
369 Art and Graphic
Communications 371 Film and Theatre372 General Studies and
Liberal Arts373 Music
418 Language and
376 Aviation and Flight
Training377 Business378 Court Reporting379 Culinary Arts,
Hospitality and Tourism380 Paralegal
Education, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Human
Services Programs (ED-SB-HS)
Sign Language and Interpreter Training383 Criminal Justice
and Security Services
384 Education and Child
Development370 Ethnic and Diversity
Studies385 Fire Science388 Psychology
389 Social Sciences390 Social Work
396 Critical Care393 Health Supportive
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Services395 Nursing
397 Rehabilitative Therapies
399 Architecture and Drafting
403 Computer Information
Engineering and Electronics
405 Engineering Science and
408 Mechatronics Technology
409 Multimedia, Web
Development and Gaming
417 Physics & Natural
Workforce, Career and Skilled Trades
411 Automotive Technology
Construction, HVAC and Plumbing
Construction Apprentice Programs
414 Electrical Distribution
415 Facilities Maintenance
Admission to CCAC does not constitute admission to a limited enrollment or specialty program. Students interested in pursuing one of these programs should discuss the admission requirements with an academic advisor and the program coordinator.
To see the listing of current Limited Enrollment and Specialty Programs at CCAC read more.
If you are looking to earn a bachelor's degree, you'll find that CCAC is a great place to start. Transfer programs correspond to specific majors at four-year institutions, and each major has its own requirements. To be sure students are meeting requirements for the major and school to which they intend to transfer, we urge them to meet as early as possible with a transfer counselor.
To see the list of Transfer Programs at CCAC read more.