WCC Online

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Jump-start your career with a degree or certificate from Washtenaw Community College. WCC offers more than 25 programs you can complete online. Prepare for a new career or get ahead in your current one with a degree or certificate in Business, Digital Media Arts, Information Technology, or Occupational Studies. Complete an online General Studies associate degree to fulfill the general education requirement for most four-year programs and save tens-of-thousands of dollars in tuition.

National ranked 8th in online certificate programs

Washtenaw Community College is ranked No. 8 in the nation on a list of the Top 60 Online Certificate Degree Programs for 2020 by Intelligent.com. 

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WCC’s online tuition rate is among the most affordable in the country with rates that start at $108/credit hour.


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Quality Instruction

The same professional faculty who teach classes at our main campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. also teach our online courses.


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Flexible & Convenient

Online programs are convenient, allowing you to study where and when you have time.


Our Online Programs

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Tools to Help You Succeed

Get the personalized support you need to succeed in the classroom and beyond from WCC. Get taught by professional faculty using the most-effective, proven instructional techniques Access career exploration and development support through our Career Transitions Office Receive online support for tutoring, library resources, advising, and counseling 24/7 IT Help Desk support and free access to Microsoft Office suite Connect to other students online through Campus Connect

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Save Money and Earn Your Degree Faster

WCC is committed to helping you find more ways to save on tuition and earn your degree faster. Financial Aid: Financial Aid is available for many of our degree programs. Credit for Prior Learning: Receive credit for transfer credits from accredited colleges and universities, military training, apprenticeship programs and even work experience Affordable Online Tuition: Tuition rates start at $108/credit hour and do not exceed $124/credit hour. Open Education Resources (OERs): Many classes offer access to free online textbooks.

Online Courses

Online education offers you the opportunity to study whenever it fits into your life—whether that’s at 5 am before the kids wake up, on your lunch hour or for a few hours at night. Online education allows you to fit education into your life instead of re-organizing your life around education.

We offer more than 100 of our for-credit courses online. Get started today and check out our online course offerings.

2018-19 Best Community Colleges Michigan

Ranked #1 Community College in Michigan  by schools.com

Best Online Colleges Michigan 2018

Ranked among the Top 10 Best Online Colleges in Michigan by Best Value Schools.

AC Best Online Community Colleges 2018

Ranked among the 50 Best Community Colleges in the country by AC Online.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Apply now. To get the best selection of classes, apply as far in advance as possible before the semester begins.
WCC does not have admissions requirements, although some programs may require demonstrated competence in basic skills such as math or English or have a competitive admissions process.
Counselors and advisors will be glad to help you. See an Academic Advisor or a Counselor for more details on selecting classes. Online Advising is also available to WCC students.
Yes. Washtenaw Community College is recognized as a Gold-Level veteran friendly school by the Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency and is recognized on vet.gov for following the Principles of Excellence Institution guidelines.
Complete the information form on this page. You will be contacted by an admissions specialist who can help you identify your educational and professional goals, answer questions and help you get started.
Read the following page to better inform yourself of grievance procedures and professional licensure for out-of-state students.