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Study at Mount Wachusett Community College

Mount Wachusett Community College, or MWCC, is a 2-year community college that was established in 1963. The campus, located in Gardner, Massachusetts, sits on 269 acres. In addition to the main campus, the college operates satellite sites in:

  • Athol
  • Devens
  • Fitchburg
  • Leominster
  • Orange
Mount Wachusett Community College offers Enrolment to more than 4, 000 students every year. There are, on offer, over 40 associate's degrees and certificate programs along with non-credit community service programs, adult basic education/ GED programs, and special training courses for business and industry. Through MWCC, students can earn associate degrees in science, arts, and applied science, or they can also earn a certificate.

Mount Wachusett Community College sponsors a large number of student clubs and organizations. Among these are the Art Club, the Computer Graphic Design Club, the Early Childhood Education Club, the Green Society, the Student Nurses Association, the International Club, and honor societies such as Phi Theta Kappa and Alpha Beta Gamma. Each month, the college also publishes the student newspaper, “The Mount Observer”.

Profile of Mount Wachusett Community College

Mount Wachusett Community College can be found in Gardner, MA (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Mount Wachusett Community College.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in law, business and management, and family and social work.

Mount Wachusett Community College Selectivity

Mount Wachusett Community College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Mount Wachusett Community College are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 4, 147 students were enrolled in the school.

Mount Wachusett Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine156registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management123business management, business, business administration, accounting technology, entrepreneurship
Liberal Arts107liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Family and Social Work69human services, child development, child care management, child care provider
Law55legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering48computer graphics, computer and info science, web design, computer support, computer networking
Security and Law Enforcement31criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech
Medical administration29medical secretary
Mechanics and Repair22automobile mechanics
Medical Support and Technology20medical assistant, dental hygienist, phlebotomy
Therapy and Counselling15massage therapy, physical therapist assistant
Media13radio and TV tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy8alternative medical services, athletic trainer
Art Studies7art studies
Engineering Technician6computer engineering tech
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental studies

Contact: Mount Wachusett Community College

Mount Wachusett Community College

444 Green St

Gardner, MA 01440-1000

General Phone: (978) 632-6600

http://www.MWCC. MASS. EDU

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