About LCCC

Founded in 1963, Lorain County Community College has been helping local people get the training and education they need to live their best life for more than 50 years.

Whether your goal is an associate degree, additional workforce training or an advanced degree, we have a program to meet your needs.

LCCC is proud to serve as a cornerstone for Lorain County. The College provides an opportunity for students to complete:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Associate degrees
  • Short-term certificates
  • Workforce training

Through LCCC’s University Partnership, you can earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree from 14 Ohio universities and colleges. We are also the first community college in Ohio to offer its own bachelor’s degree.

LCCC keeps tuition low – currently second-lowest tuition in Ohio – so you can graduate with the skills you need for employment – and not a lot of debt.

As a result of our ongoing commitment to our students, LCCC was named the top community college in the country for Excellence in Student Success by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

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High-Earning Graduates

When you do graduate, your LCCC education puts you in position for some of the highest earnings by community college graduates in the State of Ohio and in the top 50 in the country. In 2016 the College ranked second in Ohio and 41st nationally for highest-paid community college graduates, according to Payscale Human Capital. Payscale is a salary, benefits and compensation information company that compiles data on lifetime earnings for hundreds of degrees and majors. LCCC also scored highest among all Ohio community colleges in earnings for graduates in a 2015 value-added report by the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings.

Lorain County Community College is part of The University System of Ohio, one of the largest comprehensive public systems of higher education in the nation. Ohio’s public colleges, universities and adult education programs serve almost 600,000 students and offer every option from a GED to a Ph.D., ensuring that all Ohioans have easy access to a high-quality, affordable higher education. Visit the University System of Ohio for more information.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Associate Degree

Lorain County Community College

The accounting associate degree program prepares you for employment as an accountant, payroll professional or treasurer. The fundamental accounting and finance skills you ... [+]

Associate of Applied Business in Accounting

The accounting associate degree program prepares you for employment as an accountant, payroll professional or treasurer. The fundamental accounting and finance skills you learn will apply in nearly every type of business, industry, and government. You’ll also gain experience with technology including accounting software and spreadsheet programs. Business classes in this pathway ensure that you have a well-rounded background to understand many aspects of running a successful business.

Program Learning Outcomes Apply accounting theories and principles to a wide array of business transactions to effectively develop financial records and models. Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills. Formulate professional opinions and guidance by analyzing accounting data using critical thinking and ethical guidelines. ... [-]
USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lorain County Community College

The software development major prepares students for programming on different computer platforms. Students will learn to design and develop software using the procedural ... [+]

Associate of Applied Business in Computer Information Systems - Software Development

The software development major prepares students for programming on different computer platforms. Students will learn to design and develop software using the procedural and object-oriented languages most commonly used in business. Additional topics covered include database design and development and an introduction to networking. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Curriculum First Year

Fall Semester

CISS 121: Microcomputer Applications I - 3 hours CISS 125: Operating System in Interfaces (1) - 3 hours CMMC 151: Oral Communication - 3 hours ENGL 161: College Composition I - 3 hours SDEV 101: College 101 (3) - 1 hour ... [-]
USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lorain County Community College

According to the U.S. Travel Association, travel is the seventh-largest industry in terms of employment. Job growth is predicted to continue with one in every nine new jo ... [+]

Associate of Applied Business in Hospitality and Tourism Management - Culinary Arts

According to the U.S. Travel Association, travel is the seventh-largest industry in terms of employment. Job growth is predicted to continue with one in every nine new jobs created being found in this industry. In order to meet the need for trained professionals to work in this exciting and fast-paced field, LCCC offers a two-year associate of applied business degree in hospitality and tourism management. A concentration in hospitality, travel or culinary arts provides students with the opportunity to select a program of study in their area of interest. Dynamic coursework coupled with a practicum or work-based learning will provide the student with the skills necessary to enter a variety of sectors in this industry. Students must check with each individual institution for transferability of this program. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.... [-]

USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Associate of Applied Science

Lorain County Community College

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you ... [+]

Associate of Applied Science in Digital Fabrication Technologies - Digital Fabrication

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. You’ll get hands-on experience with both subtractive and additive digital fabrication tools for tasks such as prototyping, proof-of-concept exploration, and rapid tooling. You will also apply 2D, 3D, and electronics design to create integrated electro-mechanical systems.

Curriculum First Year

Fall Semester

CADD 111: Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (2) - 2 hours CAMM 111: Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (2) - 2 hours DFAB 111: Introduction to Personal Fabrication - 1 hour ELCT 111: Electrical Circuits I - 3 hours SDEV 101: College 101 (3) - 1 hour TECN 111: Technical Problem Solving - 3 hours TECN 131: Manufacturing Processes I (2) - 3 hours ... [-]
USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Associate of Arts

Lorain County Community College

The associate of arts degree program provides students with a broad academic education to prepare them for the workplace and for upper-level university study. The degree ... [+]

Associate of Arts

The associate of arts degree program provides students with a broad academic education to prepare them for the workplace and for upper-level university study. The degree requirements for the associate of arts may be met through LCCC’s university transfer courses or by taking university transfer courses at other recognized colleges and/or universities. Since requirements at transfer institutions vary widely, students should consult the catalog of the transfer institution and plan their program with an advisor.

Select from the general education/transfer module:

Arts and humanities – Nine credit hours, representing two different disciplines. English composition – Six credit hours. Mathematics/statistics/logic and natural sciences – Three credit hours in mathematics or logic and six credit hours in science, of which one course must include a lab (lab courses identified with footnote 1). Social and behavioral sciences – Nine credit hours, representing two different disciplines. ... [-]
USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lorain County Community College

Careers in psychology typically require at least a bachelor’s degree. You can begin your education at LCCC by earning the associate of arts in psychology – transfer pathw ... [+]

Associate of Arts in Psychology – Transfer Pathway

Careers in psychology typically require at least a bachelor’s degree. You can begin your education at LCCC by earning the associate of arts in psychology – transfer pathway, which may provide you with the necessary coursework for transfer to a four-year college or university.

All colleges and universities have general education requirements that are specific to their own institution. This is why it is critical to first check with your selected transfer institution to confirm the transferability and applicability of specific courses you choose to take at LCCC. Taking as many of your required courses here at LCCC will usually result in substantial financial savings.... [-]

USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Associate of Science

Lorain County Community College

As the application of alternative energy becomes more popular, those with training in solar technology can look forward to a bright and promising career in this growing j ... [+]

Associate of Applied Science in Alternative Energy Technology - Solar Technology

As the application of alternative energy becomes more popular, those with training in solar technology can look forward to a bright and promising career in this growing job market. Careers related to solar power are springing up around the world. The highest demand is in warmer climates, such as the southern and western parts of the United States, which received direct sunlight year-round. This degree program offers an opportunity to get into the ground floor of this growing industry.

Curriculum First Year

Fall Semester

ALET 111: Introduction To Alternative Energy - 3 hours ELCT 111: Electrical Circuits I - 3 hours ENGL 161: College Composition I - 3 hours MTHM 121: Technical Mathematics I (1) - 4 hours SDEV 101: College 101 (2) - 1 hour TECN 111: Technical Problem Solving - 3 hours ... [-]
USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lorain County Community College

The electronic engineering program provides you with an application-oriented, electronic/electrical background, extensive hands-on laboratory experience, and the use of s ... [+]

Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Engineering Technology - Applied Electronics

Engineering technicians use the principles and theories of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems in various industries. They may work with electrical machinery, electrical control equipment, and circuitry, computers, and other electrical components. Typical job titles include engineering assistant, electronic test technician, instrumentation technician, field service representative, communication specialist, and sales engineer.

The electronic engineering program provides you with an application-oriented, electronic/electrical background, extensive hands-on laboratory experience, and the use of standard and specialized test equipment. This fundamental knowledge and real-world experience will prepare you to work in a high-tech workplace in the challenging and rewarding field of electronics.... [-]

USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lorain County Community College

The associate of science degree program provides students with a broad academic education to prepare them for the workplace and for upper-level university study. The degr ... [+]

Associate of Science

The associate of science degree program provides students with a broad academic education to prepare them for the workplace and for upper-level university study. The degree requirements for the associate of science may be met through LCCC’s university transfer courses or by taking university transfer courses at other recognized colleges and/or universities. Since requirements at transfer institutions vary widely, students should consult the catalog of the transfer institution and plan their program with an advisor.

Other programs can be pursued, as advisors can help students customize their associate of science programs to meet the transfer college/university’s requirements for math and/or science-related majors. Select from the general education/transfer module.... [-]

USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Certificate

Lorain County Community College

This program focuses on the design, application, installation, operations, and maintenance of computer networking and digital communications technologies. Along with a ge ... [+]

One Year Certificate: Computer Engineering Technology – Application Integration Specialist

The computer engineering technology – computing applications specialist certificate provides graduates with the skills necessary to design and implement software and hardware interfaces and networking of equipment with computers, computing devices and communication systems for a variety of industrial sectors including health care, law enforcement, manufacturing, logistics/transportation, and other sectors. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.’

This program focuses on the design, application, installation, operations, and maintenance of computer networking and digital communications technologies. Along with a general electronics background, you’ll work with both software and hardware for computers and communications systems. Real-world experience with industry-specific equipment is emphasized, giving you the knowledge to work in your preferred industry and field.... [-]

USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Address
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