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Education

You want to inspire and educate young people to help them achieve their potential. You feel called to teach and are motivated to pursue a diverse career opportunity that will help you achieve your goal.

At Harford Community College, we offer a variety of education degrees that prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor’s degree, and become certified to teach.

If becoming a teaching assistant is your ultimate goal, we offer an Applied Disability Studies degree that will help you get there. If you've already earned a bachelor’s degree and want to become a certified teacher we can help you get there as well.

Program Overview

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NO. OF CREDITS
Associate of Arts: 60
Associate of Applied Science: 60
Associate of Arts in Teaching: 61-63
Certificate: 21

CONTACT
Laura Hutton
443.412.2093
lhutton@harford.edu

Admissions
443.412.2109

ACCREDITATION
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

 

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your teacher education studies.

WHAT KIND OF COURSES  CAN I EXPECT TO TAKE?

Develop a strong background in education through required courses and electives like these at Harford:

  • INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION
    INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION
    CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
    CHILD + ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY
    TEACHING METHODS

WHAT CAN I DO WHEN I COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM?

With a degree in education at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree while gaining foundational knowledge in teacher education.

Top Transfer Destinations
  • University of Maryland
  • Towson University
  • McDaniel College
  • Salisbury University
  • Stevenson University
  • Mt. Saint Mary's University
  • Morgan State University
  • Coppin State University
Potential Careers
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Reading Teacher
  • Pre-School Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant

WHO TEACHES THIS PROGRAM?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.