Community College of Allegheny County Career Programs

Community College of Allegheny County (referred to as CCAC) is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA. Its highest level of offering is Associate's degree. The 2020 tuition & fees at Community College of Allegheny County is $4,602 for Pennsylvania residents and $8,323 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 13,217 and the students to faculty ratio is 5.56% (18 to 1).Community College of Allegheny County supports distance learning and you may earn a degree/certificate through online education.

  • Tuition & Fees: $8,323
  • Number of Programs: 174 programs

CCAC 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of Community College of Allegheny County are $4,602 for Pennsylvania residents and $8,323 for other students. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.15% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at Community College of Allegheny County
Pennsylvania residentsOut of State
2015-2016$7,216$10,358
2016-2017$7,520$10,751
2017-2018$7,653$10,953
2018-2019$7,861$11,251
2019-2020$8,125$11,605
2020-2021$8,323$11,863
2021-2022$4,602$8,323

Who Accredits Community College of Allegheny County

Community College of Allegheny County is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1970 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Career Programs, Number of Completers

Community College of Allegheny County offers 336 career programs and 49 programs are available on distance learning. Last year, total 2,483 students have earned their degrees/certificate at CCAC. Next tables summarize the offered career programs and its sub-programs at CCAC with number of completers.
Associate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3 programs (3 online)38
Computer Programming/Programmer1 program (1 online)17
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1 program (1 online)21
Computer Support Specialist1 program (1 online)-
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 2 programs 9
Personal And Culinary Services1 program -
Culinary Arts/Chef Training1 program 9
Education [+] 4 programs (2 online)4
Education2 programs (1 online)-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching1 program (1 online)3
Teacher Assistant/Aide1 program 1
Engineering [+] 4 programs 18
Engineering2 programs -
Engineering Science1 program 9
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering1 program 9
Engineering Technology [+] 16 programs 23
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician8 programs -
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician1 program 5
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician1 program 8
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician1 program 1
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician1 program 0
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician1 program 7
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD1 program 1
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD1 program 0
Nanotechnology1 program 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 programs 6
Foreign Languages and Literatures1 program -
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation1 program 6
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 programs 32
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1 program -
Child Care Provider/Assistant1 program 32
Legal Studies [+] 4 programs 19
Law2 programs -
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1 program 15
Court Reporting/Court Reporter1 program 4
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 programs (3 online)503
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2 programs (2 online)170
General Studies1 program (1 online)333
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 programs 10
Biology/Biological Sciences2 programs 5
Biotechnology1 program 5
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 program 31
Mathematics1 program 31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2 programs 2
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies1 program -
Health and Physical Education/Fitness1 program 2
Physical Sciences [+] 4 programs 3
Physical Sciences2 programs -
Chemistry1 program 2
Physics1 program 1
Psychology [+] 1 program 23
Psychology1 program 23
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 6 programs (4 online)54
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting3 programs (2 online)-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)1 program (1 online)48
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician1 program 3
Critical Infrastructure Protection1 program (1 online)3
Human Services [+] 2 programs 17
Human Services1 program -
Social Work1 program 17
Social Sciences [+] 1 program (1 online)7
Social Sciences1 program (1 online)7
Construction Trades [+] 8 programs 152
Mason/Masonry4 programs -
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer1 program 1
Electrician1 program 141
Building/Property Maintenance1 program 0
Building Construction Technology1 program 10
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 4 programs 22
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair2 programs -
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology1 program 4
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1 program 18
Precision Production Trades [+] 4 programs 13
Precision Production Trades2 programs -
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking1 program 0
Welding Technology/Welder1 program 13
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 4 programs 5
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology2 programs -
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew1 program 3
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations1 program 2
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 12 programs 29
Visual and Performing Arts6 programs -
Industrial and Product Design1 program 0
Graphic Design1 program 12
Game and Interactive Media Design1 program 2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1 program 6
Art/Art Studies1 program 7
Music1 program 2
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 programs 534
Chiropractic17 programs -
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician1 program 9
Medical/Clinical Assistant1 program 10
Occupational Therapist Assistant1 program 25
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant1 program 1
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant1 program 22
Anesthesiologist Assistant1 program 4
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1 program 1
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist1 program 6
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist1 program 11
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist1 program 26
Surgical Technology/Technologist1 program 14
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician1 program 31
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer1 program 56
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician1 program 14
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (other)1 program 8
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage1 program 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1 program 296
Business [+] 14 programs (4 online)291
Business/Commerce7 programs (2 online)-
Business Administration and Management1 program (1 online)217
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping1 program (1 online)56
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science1 program 17
Hospitality Administration/Management1 program -
Tourism and Travel Services Management1 program 1
Hospitality Administration/Management (other)1 program 0
Management Science1 program 0
Business -16
Total140 programs (17 online)1,861
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Architecture [+] 1 program 1
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology1 program 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 programs (2 online)6
African Studies2 programs (1 online)-
Area Studies (other)1 program 2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)1 program (1 online)4
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 8 programs (6 online)49
Computer and Information Sciences4 programs (3 online)14
Computer Programming/Programmer1 program (1 online)4
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1 program 5
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1 program (1 online)26
Computer Support Specialist1 program (1 online)-
Engineering Technology [+] 2 programs 7
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician1 program -
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician1 program 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 programs 20
Foreign Languages and Literatures1 program -
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation1 program 20
Work and Family Studies [+] 6 programs (2 online)35
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3 programs (1 online)-
Child Development1 program 9
Child Care and Support Services Management1 program (1 online)10
Child Care Provider/Assistant1 program 16
Legal Studies [+] 2 programs 13
Law1 program -
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1 program 13
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 programs 0
Biology/Biological Sciences1 program -
Biotechnology1 program -
Human Services [+] 2 programs 8
Human Services1 program -
Social Work1 program 8
Construction Trades [+] 2 programs 4
Mason/Masonry1 program -
Plumbing Technology/Plumber1 program 4
Precision Production Trades [+] 2 programs 39
Precision Production Trades1 program -
Welding Technology/Welder1 program 39
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 2 programs 0
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology1 program -
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew1 program -
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 programs (2 online)3
Visual and Performing Arts4 programs (1 online)-
Graphic Design1 program (1 online)2
Game and Interactive Media Design1 program -
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology1 program -
Music1 program 1
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 programs 145
Chiropractic7 programs -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder1 program 20
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer1 program 14
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician1 program 2
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist1 program 36
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician1 program -
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1 program 57
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage1 program 16
Business [+] 6 programs (6 online)4
Business/Commerce3 programs (3 online)-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce1 program (1 online)1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science1 program (1 online)2
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1 program (1 online)1
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences -0
Total63 programs (18 online)334
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Architecture [+] 1 program 0
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology1 program -
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 programs (2 online)0
African Studies2 programs (1 online)-
Area Studies (other)1 program 0
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)1 program (1 online)0
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 8 programs (2 online)0
Computer and Information Sciences4 programs (1 online)-
Computer Programming/Programmer1 program -
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1 program -
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1 program 0
Computer Support Specialist1 program (1 online)-
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 4 programs 0
Personal And Culinary Services2 programs -
Barbering/Barber1 program -
Culinary Arts/Chef Training1 program 0
Education [+] 2 programs 0
Education1 program -
Teacher Assistant/Aide1 program 0
Engineering [+] 2 programs 11
Engineering1 program -
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering1 program 11
Engineering Technology [+] 12 programs 0
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician6 programs -
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician1 program 0
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician1 program -
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician1 program 0
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician1 program 0
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD1 program 0
Nanotechnology1 program 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 programs 0
Foreign Languages and Literatures1 program -
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation1 program 0
Work and Family Studies [+] 6 programs (2 online)4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3 programs (1 online)-
Child Development1 program 0
Child Care and Support Services Management1 program (1 online)0
Child Care Provider/Assistant1 program 4
Legal Studies [+] 4 programs 3
Law2 programs -
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1 program 0
Court Reporting/Court Reporter1 program 3
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 2 programs (2 online)11
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1 program (1 online)-
General Studies1 program (1 online)11
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 programs 0
Biology/Biological Sciences1 program -
Biotechnology1 program 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4 programs 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting2 programs -
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician1 program 0
Critical Infrastructure Protection1 program 0
Human Services [+] 2 programs 0
Human Services1 program -
Social Work1 program 0
Construction Trades [+] 8 programs 76
Mason/Masonry4 programs -
Carpentry/Carpenter1 program 36
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer1 program 24
Building/Property Maintenance1 program 1
Plumbing Technology/Plumber1 program 15
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 4 programs 28
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair2 programs -
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology1 program 26
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1 program 2
Precision Production Trades [+] 8 programs 22
Precision Production Trades4 programs -
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant1 program 0
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking1 program 22
Welding Technology/Welder1 program 0
Ironworking/Ironworker1 program 0
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 4 programs 41
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology2 programs -
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew1 program 0
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation1 program 41
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 10 programs 8
Visual and Performing Arts5 programs -
Graphic Design1 program 8
Game and Interactive Media Design1 program 0
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology1 program 0
Cinematography and Film/Video Production1 program 0
Music1 program 0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 28 programs 39
Chiropractic14 programs -
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder1 program -
Medical/Clinical Assistant1 program 14
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant1 program 0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1 program 2
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist1 program 12
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist1 program 5
Surgical Technology/Technologist1 program 4
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer1 program 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician1 program 0
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist1 program 0
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician1 program -
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1 program 0
Dietitian Assistant1 program 2
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage1 program -
Business [+] 16 programs (6 online)44
Business/Commerce8 programs (3 online)-
Business Administration and Management1 program (1 online)25
Operations Management and Supervision1 program -
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce1 program (1 online)-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping1 program (1 online)19
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science1 program -
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1 program -
Hospitality Administration/Management1 program -
Management Science1 program 0
Business -1
Total133 programs (14 online)288

Student Population

At Community College of Allegheny County, there are total 13,217 students. Among them, 2,455 students have enrolled career programs online exclusively. By gender, there are 7,339 men and 8,747 women students at CCAC. Next table summarizes the student population at CCAC.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Community College of Allegheny County
TotalMaleFemale
Total16,0867,3398,747
American Indian/Native American752946
Asian480226254
Black/African American2,7529461,806
Hispanic557222335
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander14311
White9,6294,4585,171
Two More465157308
Un-Known2,1111,296815
Student Population in Online Programs at CCAC
Total StudentsEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Number of Students13,2172,4553,31510,316

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