Academic Programs

LCCC Academic Programs

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LCCC provides an online Annual Catalog that includes important student information about academic programs and requirements, campus policies, student services the Academic Calendar. The Annual Catalog is now only available in an online version. Click here to access the official Catalog.

Program and Career Pathways

Having trouble choosing a major?
Program and Career Pathways are designed for regularly admitted, degree-seeking students who have an associate degree focus in mind but haven’t narrowed it down to a specific major. Selecting a pathway allows you to explore in defined areas study. Learn more.


Associate Degree Programs


Applied Associate Degree programs allow you to earn a degree in a specific major. Typically, students who earn Applied Associate Degrees plan to enter the workforce after earning their LCCC degrees.


Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs are transfer degrees, and are designed for students who intend to continue their educations after LCCC.  Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees do not have specific majors, but can be tailored to apply toward a number of different majors at the bachelor's degree level at the LCCC University Partnership and other universities.


Be sure to contact one of our academic advisors to help you select the program that best meets your personal and educational goals.  For help in deciding on goals or tailoring your program for transfer, make an appointment with one of our counselors.


Bachelor's and Master's Degrees


LCCC is the only community college in the state with a University Partnership, which offers bachelor's and master's degrees from several Ohio universities, all from the LCCC campus. Visit the LCCC University Partnership for more information.


Continuing Education and Non-Credit Programs


Do you want to get into the workforce in a hurry or make a career change quickly?  We can get you ready for a job in one year or less with a large selection of Continuing Education programs for professionals. And if you're an employer looking to improve the skills of your workforce, see all we have to offer in quality business-training programs.


Personal Enrichment


Whether you want to improve your professional skills or just expand your knowledge, check out our current schedule of non-credit  Continuing Education courses.  Our courses are built around you with special programs such as Adult Personal Enrichment, Center for LifeLong Learning and College for Kids and Teens.


Online Continuing Education


Need to gain some new skills? Can't find the time?  You CAN do it! Lorain County Community College has partnered with three of the nation's leading suppliers of online continuing education courses.  You can select from hundreds of courses, from Anatomy to Web Design and everything in between! Click here to learn more about online continuing education courses.


Earn College Credit in High School


If you're a high school student, you may be able to earn college credits now.  See our Dual Enrollment Options and College Tech Prep programs for more information.


Speak with a Counselor


Not sure what the best education option is for you?  Then make an appointment with one of our counselors.  LCCC counselors specialize in specific program areas.



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