Gateway Community College

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Gateway Community College
South Central Community College
Type Public, 2 year
Established 1992
President Dr. Dorsey L. Kendrick
Students >11,000[1]
Location New Haven, CT, USA
Campus Urban
Colors Navy Gold
Mascot Lions
Affiliations NEASC
Not to be confused with GateWay Community College (Phoenix, Arizona).

Gateway Community College is a public community college located in Connecticut. The college's campus is located in New Haven with an automotive technology facility in [North Haven]. As of February 17, 2010, Gateway had the highest credit enrollment among Connecticut's community colleges, with 6987 students enrolled in for-credit classes.[2] It was formed in 1992 by the merger of South Central Community College in New Haven and the Greater New Haven State Technical College in North Haven.

Certificate Programs[edit]

  • AC Delco Technical Service Education
  • Accountant’s Assistant
  • Advanced Automotive Technology
  • Advanced Wastewater Management
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle
  • Automotive Technology
  • Bookkeeping
  • BOT: Administrative Assistant
  • BOT: Customer Service Technology
  • BOT: Information Processing Technician
  • BOT: Medical Administrative Assistant
  • BOT: Word Processing
  • Business Administration

Professional baking

  • Child Development Associate Credential
  • Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD)
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science: Networking
  • Computer Servicing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Electronic Publishing
  • Electronics Technician
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science and Toxicology
  • Family Support and Respite Care
  • Fitness Specialist Studies
  • Gerontology
  • Human Services
  • Infant and Toddler Development
  • Management
  • Meetings, Conventions, and Special Events Management
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Pre-Allied Health
  • Pre-Service Correction
  • Professional Baker
  • Quality Control
  • Retail Management / Fashion merchandising
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Wastewater Management
  • Water Management
  • Web Design
  • Youth Worker

Degree Programs[edit]

  • Automotive Technology: Toyota T-TEN (AAS)
  • Automotive Technology: General Motors ASEP and AC Delco TSEP (AAS)
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology (AS)
  • Biomedical Engineering Technology (AS)
  • Business Administration (AS)
  • Business Administration: Accounting Option (AS)
  • Business Administration: Management Option (AS)
  • BOT: Administrative Assistant Option (AS)
  • BOT: Administrative Assistant Foreign Language Option (AS)
  • BOT: Legal Administrative Assistant Option (AS)
  • BOT: Medical Administrative Assistant Option (AS)
  • BOT: Word Processing Option (AS)
  • Connecticut College Of Technology – Engineering Science (AS)
  • Connecticut College Of Technology – Technological Studies (AS)
  • Computer Engineering Technology (AS)
  • Computer Science (AS)
  • Computer Science: Networking Option (AS)
  • Dental Hygiene Transfer Compact (AS)
  • Dietetic Technology (AS)
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AS)
  • Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor (AS)
  • Early Childhood Education (AS)
  • Early Childhood Education Continued Study (AS)
  • Early Childhood Special Education (AS)
  • Electrical Engineering Technology (AS)
  • Entrepreneurial Studies (AS)
  • Environmental Science and Toxicology (AS)
  • Fire Technology And Administration (AS)
  • Food Service Management (AS)
  • General Engineering Technology (AAS)
  • General Studies (AS)
  • Hotel-Motel Management (AS)
  • Human Services Career (AS)
  • Human Services Continued Study (AS)
  • Human Services: Gerontology Option (AS)
  • Liberal Arts (AA)
  • Liberal Arts: Communications Focus (AA)
  • Liberal Arts: Fine Arts Focus (AA)
  • Liberal Arts: Nutrition Focus (AA)
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology (AS)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (AS)
  • Natural Sciences And Mathematics (AS)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology (AS)
  • Nursing (AS)
  • Radiation Therapy (AS)
  • Radiography (AS)
  • Retail Management / Fashion Merchandising (AS)
  • Studio Art (AS)
  • Studio Art: Graphic Design Option (AS)
  • Telecommunications Technology(AAS)

National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium[edit]

This Community College is a NAFTC's Training Center.


Gateway Community College was formed on July 1, 1992 from the consolidation of two other secondary institutions. The former South Central Community College (at Long Wharf) combined resources with the former Greater New Haven State Technical College in North Haven.[3]

Campus consolidation[edit]

Gateway Community College is located in their new campus near downtown New Haven.[4]


  1. ^ "About Gateway". Gateway Community College website. Retrieved 2008-02-25. 
  2. ^ Jones, Dennis G.; Dr. Corby A. Coperthwaite. "Spring 2010 Credit Enrollment Report" (PDF). Office of Planning, Research, and Assessment, Board of Trustees, Community-Technical Colleges. Retrieved 2010-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Gateway Community College 2007-2008 Catalog" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-03-30. 
  4. ^

Coordinates: 41°17′14″N 72°55′39″W / 41.2872°N 72.9274°W / 41.2872; -72.9274