Harper College

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Designed for busy students

Harper is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, providing a quality education

Put Your Education on the Fast Track

Harper College has a unique, future-focused program for you to reach your goals faster. Learn more by attending an info session or contacting us for an individual appointment.

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
  • One class at a time, guaranteed with a consistent schedule
  • Offered in a cohort format, allowing for peer support and progress
  • Limited in size, allowing for personalized interactions with your instructor
  • Classes held in a fully online format.
  • Get credit for your prior college or work experience. Transfer credit, advanced placement and military service are some ways to move forward faster to achieve your goals.

Fast Track Certificate Programs

Each certificate program can be completed in about 1 year.

Fast Track Degree Completion Programs

Career certificates are earned prior to starting the degree completion programs.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree Completion Programs

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

Services to Help You Succeed

Take advantage of the many benefits and services offered to Harper College students:

Contact Us

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Fast Track Office
We currently offer in-person and virtual services. Please contact us by phone or email to schedule an appointment.
847-925-6438 or

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday and Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Register to attend an information session or
Schedule your personal appointment

Last Updated: 4/5/24