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Culinary Arts Spotlight

"This place is gorgeous. This is outstanding. They spent a lot of good money in all the right places."  

— Carl King '18, former U.S. Army cook; now a student and lab tech at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute 

Carl King

programs You have the passion. We have the program.

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Earn your associate degree and get to work or transfer to a four-year college.

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Explore certificate programs like accounting, electronic media, and sustainability studies.

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Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.


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degrees & certificates


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value experience the value of an hcc education.

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Many of our classes are offered online, which means college can happen on your schedule.

Flexibility & Balance

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HCC offers a multitude of support programs for students.

Professors Who Care

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You can go anywhere with an HCC education. Explore 85-plus transfer opportunities to four-year schools.

What's After HCC?

start for something, stop for nothing.

Earn Your G.E.D.

Get started on the road to education by earning your HiSET/GED.

Grow your career

Move ahead in your field with our professional development programs.

enrich your life

Learn a new hobby or skill.

news&events Keep up with everything going on at HCC.

Doubly Honored

HCC student Matthew Medina has won a prestigious national transfer scholarship and will also receive a '29 Who Shine' award from the Mass. Dept of Higher Education.

'Enemy' On

The HCC Theater Dept. production of Henrik Ibsen classic 'An Enemy of the People' continues tonight, Fri., April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lesllie Phillips Theater.

Open House

On April 26, visitors can tour the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute, view cooking demonstrations, sample appetizers, and learn about HCC programs.