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 a paraeducation 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.
Associate of Arts in Teaching
Associate of Arts
Associate of Applied Science
No. of Credits:
Associate of Arts: 60
Associate of Applied Science: 60
Associate of Arts in Teaching: 61-63
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 + Adolescent Psychology
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
- Elementary School Teacher
- Middle School Teacher
- High School Teacher
- Special Education Teacher
- Reading Teacher
- Pre-School Teacher
- Teaching Assistant
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