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Salem Community College is a Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited 2-year institution located in southern NJ.

Salem Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. SCC and its academic programs are also approved by the New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education.

Salem Community College offers two associate degree programs at the Samuel and Jean Jones Glass Education Center

Scientific Glass Technology
Associate in Applied Science

The only program of its kind in the nation, Scientific Glass Technology combines classroom study and hands-on laboratory techniques, technical drawing and advanced fabrication. Students develop a solid understanding of scientific glassblowing so they are able to fabricate apparatus according to technical specifications.

Graduates of Salem Community College have earned positions at a variety of employers including Proctor and Gamble, 3M, GE Global Research, Chemglass Life Sciences, Pope Scientific, Cannon Instruments, Meggitt PLC, Phillips Healthcare, L-3 Communications, the University of Notre Dame, Syracuse University, Cal Tech Institute, Temple University, the University of Botswana, the Australian National University, the Savannah River Nuclear Site, the National Institute of Health, Argonne National Laboratory…among numerous others.

Glass Art
Associate in Fine Arts

The Glass Art curriculum provides students with a carefully planned program of study that focuses on exploring contemporary glass.

The program introduces a multitude of glassmaking processes for glass art students to discover the techniques that best serve their creative ideas. The curriculum includes the instruction of flameworking, glassblowing, kiln casting, fusing and slumping, and cold-construction techniques.