Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Credentials: Degree, Certificate and Diploma Explanation

In this section, you can find out more about the different directions your CCAC education can take.

CCAC offers a number of different degrees. All of our degree programs have three required components—basic skills, general education and specialized knowledge—and a set of general distribution requirements. (Individual programs may have more specific requirements; see our list of academic programs for more detail.)

The courses that count towards your degree come in three types: required courses, restricted electives and general electives.

In addition to degrees, CCAC offers diplomas and certificates and options for concentration within your program of study.

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