Computing is a part of everything we do driving innovation in the sciences, engineering, and business.

Picture yourself making a positive difference in the world, solving complex challenging problems in a field that crosses over into many different industries. Future opportunities in computer science are without boundaries and the earning potential is among the highest in pay and job satisfaction.


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

Program Overview


Program Requirements:

Associate of Science


No. of Credits:

Associate of Applied Science: 60



Jerome Brown







Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

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

Assembly Programming Language

Computer Science I + II

C++ Programming Language

Fundamentals of Programming

Java Programming

What can I do when I complete this program?

With a degree in computer science at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree while developing the skills you'll need to expand your knowledge in the mathematical and scientific components of programming.

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Potential Careers

  • Data Scientist

  • Database Administrator

  • Full-Stack Developer

  • Network Architect

  • Software Engineer

  • Software Tester

  • Systems Analyst

  • Web Developer

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.