Degrees & Programs

Harford Community College provides high quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities for all ages. Whether you want to earn a degree or just enrich your life, HCC is here for you!

HCC offers four different associate’s degrees in more than 70 programs of study, as well as several certificates. The Continuing Education Division offers training for the community, youth camps, senior programs, adult developmental education, and workforce development. 
 
Please explore our site to learn more about the College and the programs we offer. If you need further information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Degree Programs

Associate Of Arts (A.A.)

The Associate of Arts degree recognizes a curricular focus on the liberal arts (humanities, social sciences and similar subjects) and fine arts. The Associate of Arts degree not only transfers to appropriate baccalaureate programs, but also provides for career exploration and skills upgrading.

Associate Of Arts In Teaching (A.A.T.)

The Associate of Arts in Teaching degree recognizes a curricular focus in teacher education that meets the lower-level degree academic content, outcomes, and requirements for teacher education similar to the first two years of a baccalaureate program in teacher education. This degree requires a passing score on Praxis I and a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale and will transfer in total without further review by Maryland public and independent four-year institutions. Certain SAT and ACT scores may also be considered.

 

Associate Of Sciences (A.S.)

The Associate of Sciences degree recognizes a curricular focus on science, mathematics, engineering and technology. The Associate of Sciences degree not only transfers to appropriate baccalaureate programs, but also provides for career exploration and skills upgrading.

Associate Of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.)

The Associate of Applied Sciences degree recognizes a curricular focus in a specific occupational area. The Associate of Applied Sciences degree is intended primarily for immediate employment or career mobility; it also provides some opportunities for transfer to baccalaureate programs.


Certificate Programs

Certificate programs offer training in skills that are specific to an occupation; they are available in several occupational fields. Certificates can be completed in six months to two years and include from 12 to 42 credits of course work.

Programs of Study (Majors)

Harford Community College offers certificates or degrees in various programs of study (often referred to as “majors”). Explore your options using our program finder.



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