Hillsborough Community College (HCC)

Tampa, FL

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Associates
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies


Major Certificate Program Associates
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Hospitality Management and Administration
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Management Information Systems
Operations Management and Supervision
Other Accounting and Related Services
Other Management Information Systems and Services
Restaurant & Food Services

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates
Film/Video & Cinematography
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Certificate Program Associates
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Culinary, Catering, and Restaurant Manager, Management


Major Certificate Program Associates
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments, Including Deafness
Other Education


Major Certificate Program Associates
Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dietitian Assistant
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Optomeric Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Ultrasound Technician

Legal Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Firefighter, Fireman and Firefighting Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Associates
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR)
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Biotechnology Lab Technician
Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Other Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians
Other Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians


Major Certificate Program Associates
Computer Programming Special Applications
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Other Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management

Veterinary Medicine

Major Certificate Program Associates
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

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HCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 14 Reviews

64% of students gave Hillsborough Community College 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2017

Academics Rating

I struggled with pre-requisite math. For me when I graduated in1984, this math I never had. I needed a remedial to the pre-requisite. Like a refresher, a bridge fro where I left off to where the expectation level is now.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Academics Rating

Most classes have very nice teachers that will explain the subject and make it so the students understand the subject. The professors are always available to answer questions either by email or in person and they are very helpful.

HCC Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 63%
Carnegie Class Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in August, December, January and May.

Specialty Study Options

  • Honors Program
  • Weekend College
  • External Degree Programs
  • Day Classes
  • Online Classes

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 76
  • African American: 12
  • Latino: 9
  • Asian: 3
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
  • Unknown and Other: 1
Caucasian 76
African American 12
Latino 9
Asian 3
American Indian or Alaska native 1
Unknown and Other 1

Faculty at Hillsborough Community College

Total Faculty 1,233
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 26
Full-Time Professors 967
Male Faculty 609
Part-Time Professors 1,401
Women Faculty 624

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