Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Academics at CCAC

Academics at CCAC includes 152 programs of study in the humanities, arts and sciences, health, educationbusiness and many others. We offer several different types of degrees which will prepare you for direct employment or to transfer to a four-year school. Our instructors are some of the best in their fields, who are committed to their students and to strong education. Attend class at any of our campuses or centers or do it online through Online Learning. If you have already been admitted to the college, your next step is to meet with an academic advisor to discuss your plans. Use this area of the web to explore the academic programs we have to offer. If you plan on transferring to another college after CCAC, meet with a transfer counselor as soon as possible.

While taking classes, you may be interested in the CCAC Honors program which unites academically outstanding students and faculty in the pursuit of academic excellence. Stop into your local Student Life office to find out about clubs, athletics, events and all the things that makes college life exciting.

If you need help at CCAC, we offer developmental courses designed to help you become a successful student. Tutoring is available to all students both online and in person and many student services are available to any student who is in need of help.


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You want to take classes. 
Now what?

Download our all-in-one Enrollment Steps & Application.

Going to college is easier than you might think. Keep in mind these simple steps as you take those first steps toward your future.

  1. Apply to CCAC online or at your local campus.
  2. Don't forget about placement tests and transcripts from high school or other colleges.
  3. Financial aid and scholarships are available to help you afford your education.
  4. Make a plan. Make an appointment to meet with an academic advisor to discuss your options.
  5. Register for classes online or at your campus.
  6. Pay your tuition using one of many payment options CCAC has to offer.