Academic Divisions

Harford Community College has seven academic divisions offering a spectrum of educational backgrounds and academic opportunities.

Behavioral & Social Sciences 

Avery Ward, Dean

The Behavioral & Social Sciences division offers six programs, many with specialized tracks. Programs within this division may be transferred to a four-year institution or prepare students for job entry.

Business, Education, Computing & Applied Technology  

John Mayhorne, Dean

The Business, Computing & Applied Technology division prepares students for challenging careers in fields such as business, industry, and government.

Educational & Transitional Studies

Carl Henderson, Dean

The Educational & Transitional Studies division offers nine programs in teacher education with various areas of specialization.


John Mayhorne, Interim Dean

The English and Philosophy programs combine discipline-specific knowledge with rhetorical, analytical skills and philosophical thought to prepare students for graduation in their respective programs or to transfer to a four-year program.

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Nursing & Allied Health Professions

Laura Cianelli Preston, Dean

Through strong ties with our clinical partners, Harford Community College offers four high-quality programs that prepare to meet the healthcare demands of our growing community.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Deborah Wrobel, Dean

The STEM programs combine discipline-specific knowledge with investigative and technical skills to prepare students for transfer to a four-year program in six different areas of study. Also offered are certificates and degrees that prepare for immediate employment in a science/technology field.

Visual, Performing & Applied Arts

Paul E. Labe, Jr., Dean

VPAA offers opportunities for professional preparation and transfer in many fields within the division’s disciplines of Digital Arts, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Mass Communications, Music, Photography, and Theatre. The division is also responsible for the operation of 91.1 WHFC-FM and the Chesapeake Gallery, and produces several professional concerts.