Academic Programs

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Passaic County Community College offers a wide range of degree programs that transfer seamlessly to four-year colleges for students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate (BA or BS) degree. 
We also offer diverse career programs for those who plan to enter the workforce or those seeking to advance in their fields.
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Transfer Programs and Options 

(Associate in Arts and Associate in Science)

Applied Computer Science AS

Business Administration:   

    Accounting/Management/Marketing   AS

    Hospitality Management AS

    Management Information Systems AS

English AA

Journalism Option AA

Engineering Science AS

Environmental Sustainability AS

Health Science** AS

Homeland Security AS

Human Services

    Generalist Option AS

    Gerontology Option AS

    Mental Health Option AS

Liberal Arts  

    Biology AS

    Communication AA

    Criminal Justice AA

    Early Childhood Education AA

    Exercise Science AS

    Generalist/Humanities AA

    Mathematics AS

    Musical Studies AA

    Nutrition AS

    Physical Science AS

    Psychology AA

    Sociology AA

    Studio Arts AA

    Teacher Education AA

    Theater AA

Medical Informatics AS

Occupational Therapy Assistant*** AS

Psychosocial Rehabilitation*** AS

Public Health AS  

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degrees

Accounting AAS

American Sign Language

English Interpreter Training Program AAS

Criminal Justice  AAS

Culinary Arts AAS

Digital Media Production and Distribution AAS

Early Childhood Education AAS

Electronic Engineering Technology AAS

Fire Science Technology AAS

Graphic Design AAS

Health Information Technology AAS

Information Technology Options:   AAS 

    Network Administration, AAS

    Technical Support AAS 

    Web and Mobile Development  AAS

Music Technology AAS

Nurse Education* AAS

   LPN Mobility Option* AAS


Technical Studies AAS        

(30 credits or more)

Applied Writing and Copy Editing


Criminal Justice  

Culinary Arts

Early Childhood Education  

Emergency Management  

Fire Science Management  

Fire Science Operations  

General Studies  

Gerontology Specialist

Homeland Security

Hospitality/Retail Management  

Human Services Specialist  

Information Technology  

    Network Administration  

    Technical Support  

    Web Technology  

Medical Coding  

Mental Health Specialist  

Video Production  

(Short-Term Training - Less than 30 credits)

Alcohol and Drug Certification Domains  

American Sign Language and Deaf Studies 

AutoCAD Drafting 

Automation Control

Basic Video Production

Child Development Associate 

Community Healthcare Navigator

Computerized Accounting 

Cyber Security and Computer Forensics 

Field Service Technician

Fitness Specialist  


Graphic Design and Digital Media 

Hospital Coding Specialist  

Infant and Toddler  

Information Technology Fundamentals

Mental Health  

Microcomputer Software Specialist 

Network Administration  

Plumbing Technology    

Public Safety Telecommunications  

Web Technology  


*Admission to the College does not guarantee or imply admission to the Nursing or Radiography. These programs have specific admission requirements. 
Please contact the Admissions Office 973-684-6868 for more information.

**The Health Science program is for those who are currently licensed or certified in a health science field or a graduate of a hospital-based or accredited post-secondary health program. 

*** These programs are offered jointly with Rutgers School of Health Related Professions.  Acceptance to the professional phase of the program is competitive and not guaranteed.  See the PCCC College Catalog for admissions requirements.

Please contact the Admissions Office 973-684-6868 for more information.