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Academics

Build an educational foundation for success

Let Henderson Community College be your introduction to higher education. We offer a wide variety of academic programs for transfer and occupational training—from Nursing to Industrial Maintenance—that are career-focused and student-centered.

Associate Degrees

With a two-year associate degree from HCC, you can transfer to any Kentucky four-year college (University of Kentucky, Murray State University, Western Kentucky University, etc.) for your bachelor's degree. Or you can take your associate degree in fields such as medical assisting or early childhood education and immediately apply for jobs in these high-demand careers.

Diplomas and Certificates

Save time and receive targeted career training through our shorter diploma and certificate programs. Or simply enhance your quality of life and future job prospects through any of our continuing adult education and basic skills courses.

International Studies

Imagine completing studies in Berlin, Paris, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires...the Alps, Andes, Himalayas, and Kilimanjaro...Greek, Roman, Mayan, and Ming civilizations...Christian, Islamic, Jewish, and Buddhist traditions... and so much more. 

HCC provides up to twenty-four high-quality, low-cost Summer study abroad programs (4-5 weeks in length) in Europe, Asia, Africa, Canada, and Latin America and Semester programs in Denmark, France, Germany, Mexico, and Spain are available through the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS). No previous language training required (most courses are in English).