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Fast Track

Put your education on the fast track.

Harper College has a unique, future-focused program for you to reach your goals faster. Harper is accredited by Higher Learning Commission. Fast Track classes are designed for you:

  • Pre-selected and pre-scheduled, allowing for more independent work
  • Primarily offered in 5- to 8-week lengths, accelerating your learning
  • Guaranteed with a consistent day/time simplified schedule
  • Conveniently held classes between 6 pm - 10 pm at the Harper Professional Center (HPC) in Schaumburg or at the main Palatine campus
  • Offered in a cohort format, allowing for peer support and progress
  • Limited in size, allowing for personalized interactions with your instructor

Go forward even faster by inquiring about getting credit for your prior college or work experience.

Fast Track Degree Programs

Earn a certificate on the way to your degree.

Fast Track Certificate Programs

Each certificate program can be completed in about 1 year.

Learn more at the next info session or schedule your personal appointment.

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Services to Help You Succeed

Take advantage of the many benefits offered to Harper College students including services provided at the main campus and the Harper Professional Center (HPC):

Convenient Location

Fast Track courses, support services and academic counseling are offered at:
Harper Professional Center (HPC) 
650 E. Higgins Road, Suite 9S
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Transfer to Complete Your Bachelor's

Harper partners with colleges and universities that offer nontraditional, online programs, and/or on-campus adult-friendly degree completion programs to allow you to transfer quickly and complete your bachelor's degree. Specific transfer agreements with Fast Track's AAS: BA degree are listed hereCollege and university representatives are on-site multiple times each semester to meet with you and answer your questions. Degree requirements vary by school. This includes programs at Harper’s University Center.

Map of Harper Professional Center (HPC), Room 650 E. Higgins Rd., Suite 9-South 

Contact Us

Fast Track
Harper Professional Center (HPC)  650 E. Higgins Rd., Suite 9-South
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Phone:  847.925.6438

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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