SUNY Westchester Community CollegeAs the county’s largest educational institution, Westchester Community College educates tens of thousands of students each year. The college is committed to education leading to careers and transfer to four-year schools. Students major in more than sixty academic programs in Business, Engineering Science and Technologies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Health and Laboratory Sciences, and Human, Public, and Food Services.

Westchester Community College offers day, evening, and weekend classes at various locations and online. Students attend at the Valhalla main campus and extension centers in Peekskill (which includes state-of-the-art digital studios), Ossining, White Plains, Mount Vernon and Yonkers. Also, classes are held in Shrub Oak, Mahopac and other locations.

In addition to credit classes, and non-credit classes through SUNY’s largest Continuing Education unit, the college offers free training through the Educational Opportunity Center in Yonkers at Getty Square, where academic and vocational opportunities are offered to educationally and economically underserved individuals and dislocated workers in a supportive work environment.

The college is the cultural hub of Westchester with dozens of literary readings, dance programs, dramatic presentations, music events and gallery exhibitions offered every year.

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Programs of Study
Westchester Community College programs consist of Core Curriculum Requirements (general education courses required to ensure a well-rounded education to students within any program) and Degree Requirements (courses specific to a particular degree). Depending on which type of degree you are seeking, A.A., A.S., or A.A.S, the Core Requirements will vary. Get more information about our Core Curriculum Requirements

Associate of Arts
The requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) are equivalent to the first two years at an accredited four-year institution and emphasize the liberal arts and sciences. Graduates typically transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions.

Communications and Media Arts A.A.  
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Childhood Education (Teacher Transfer) A.A.  
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Humanities A.A.  
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Social Science A.A.  

Associate of Science
The requirements for the Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) are equivalent to the first two years at an accredited four-year institution and balance a professional orientation with the liberal arts & sciences. Graduates typically transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions.

Accounting A.S.
Business Administration A.S.
Computer Science A.S.
Digital Filmmaking A.S.
Engineering Science A.S.
Environmental Science A.S.
Environmental Studies A.S.
Food Service Administration – Foods and Nutrition A.S.
Global Business A.S.
Human Services A.S.
Individual Studies A.S.
Journalism A.S.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Mathematics and Science A.S.
Marketing A.S.

Associate of Applied Science
The curriculum for the Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) prepares graduates for immediate employment within specific technical fields. The requirements combine specific career preparation with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. Although the A.A.S. is not intended as a transfer degree, graduates in some professions do transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions.

Business Administration A.A.S.
Chemical Dependency Counseling A.A.S.
Civil Technology A.A.S.
Computer Information Systems A.A.S.
Criminal Justice - Corrections A.A.S.
Criminal Justice - Police A.A.S.
Cybersecurity A.A.S.
Early Childhood A.A.S.
Electrical Technology A.A.S.Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic A.A.S.Energy Systems A.A.S.
Fashion Design & Technology A.A.S.
Fashion Merchandising A.A.S.
Food Service Administration – Culinary Arts and Management A.A.S.
Food Service Administration – Dietetic Technician (Nutrition Care) A.A.S.
Human Services A.A.S.
Marketing A.A.S.
Mechanical Technology A.A.S.
Networking A.A.S.
Nursing A.A.S.
Office Technologies A.A.S.
Paralegal A.A.S.
Performing Arts A.A.S.
Radiologic Technology A.A.S.
Respiratory Care A.A.S.
Telecommunications Technology A.A.S.
Telecommunications Technology–Verizon A.A.S.
Veterinary Technology A.A.S.
Visual Arts A.A.S.

Certificate Programs prepare students for immediate employment in a variety of skilled occupations. College credits earned in certificate programs can often be applied to parallel associate degrees offered at the college. Certificates provide a well-rounded course of study which may include English, mathematics, and science courses, in addition to occupational training.

Applied Art Certificate
Chemical Dependency Counseling Certificate
Computer Aided Drafting Certificate
Computer Applications Specialist Certificate
Computer Programming Certificate
Cybersecurity Certificate
Digital Arts Certificate
Digital Filmmaking Certificate
Direct Care Practice Certificate
Early Childhood Certificate
Emergency Medical Services–Management Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic Certificate
Financial Office Specialist Certificate
Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
Networking Certificate
Office Technologies Certificate
Paralegal Certificate
Practical Nursing Certificate
Small Business Entrepreneurship Certificate
Teaching Assistant Certificate
Telecommunications Technology Certificate
Web Development Certificate


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Welcome to our comprehensive College Internship Portal for Westchester and Putnam Counties.

"The Westchester Putnam Internship Connex is a dynamic, one-stop portal designed to connect locally enrolled college and university students with local internship opportunities at area employers in Westchester and Putnam Counties.The Internship Connex Web site helps students break into their field of study and prepares them to enter the workforce post graduation, while providing local employers with immediate support and a long-term recruitment pool of educated and talented workers. We hope this tool serves our students and businesses well."

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