What is life? How do we protect it? How do things in the natural world survive?

You're curious and you've asked these questions many times over. You're the type of person who is intrigued by the natural world, how it works, and how living things communicate with each other. Cultivate your curiosity about sciences and the natural world through biology studies at Harford.

At Harford Community College, we offer a biology degree that can prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree.

Program Overview


Program Requirements:

Associate of Sciences


No. of Credits Required:

Associate of Sciences: 60



Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)


Contact Information:

Tami Imbierowicz



Jaclyn Madden





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

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

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

General Biology

General Chemistry

Organic Chemistry



What can I do when I complete this program?

With a degree in biology at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree while gaining foundational knowledge through experiential learning and research experiences.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • University of Maryland

  • UMBC

  • Towson University

  • Salisbury University

  • Frostburg University

Potential Careers

  • Biochemist

  • Biologist

  • Biotechnologist

  • Ecologist

  • Forensic Scientist

  • Genetic Counselor

  • Marine Biologist

  • Nature Conservation Officer

  • Pharmacologist

  • Research scientist

Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.




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.