With so many programs and courses offered, you can earn the training, degree or certificate you need to get a good job quickly, or you can earn credits that transfer to a four-year university. Even if you’re simply looking at courses for fun or personal enrichment, or if you want to get immersed in the arts, HCC is the place to start for your college programs in Maryland.
Credit courses toward a degree or certificate, or to transfer to a 4-year college. Explore Academic Programs
Noncredit courses for building job skills – or just for fun. Select from a wide range of fulfilling options. Explore Noncredit Programs
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In this diverse area of study, your creativity will soar as you pursue your passion in the fine arts, performing, design, or media.
Develop skills to make yourself marketable in the fast-paced world of technology and business. Each discipline studies the industry from a slightly different perspective.
Learn new career skills or advance career options with degree programs and certifications from HCC’s nationally accredited Center for Hospitality Culinary Studies; featuring culinary and hospitality management study in baking, pastries, professional cooking, event planning, food and beverage management, and lodging.
Explore a wide range of learning options, including strengthening fundamental reading and writing skills, sharpening job communication skills, developing proficiency in a non-native language, and studying the literature of a wide range of genres and periods.
Credit and noncredit learning opportunities for career entry, skills update, or certifications in a variety of rewarding and in-demand nursing and allied health fields.
Work towards your Maryland high school diploma by taking our basic, intermediate, and advanced language arts and math classes. Prepare for the GED® exam or demonstrate high school level skills in the National External Diploma Program (NEDP).
True to our role as our community’s college, adults, seniors and kids of all ages can take advantage of the huge diversity of programs and courses at HCC.
Study in a variety of disciplines within the high job-demand STEM fields, from life and physical sciences to horticulture and environmental sciences, from engineering to construction management, from biotechnology to biomedical, and much more.
Explore the social, cultural, behavioral, historical, and political branches within the eclectic discipline of the social sciences, with study in a variety of fields including anthropology, computer forensics, conflict resolution, criminal justice, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.
Discover HCC’s high-quality and affordable college courses in Maryland for becoming a teacher, with degree programs from early childhood development through high school, child care certification programs, and professional training for Maryland Teacher Education certification.
For important information about these college programs in Maryland leading to gainful employment, including the graduation rate and median debt of students who completed, please visit howardcc.edu/disclosures .