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Professional Advancement

Professional advancement programs allow those already working to enhance their careers, earn promotions, and work more effectively in today's ever-changing workforce.

If you're looking to expand your career with coursework designed to provide practical knowledge, tools and techniques for business, Harford has many options available. Whether you're looking for leadership and management, or marketing and networking, our programs provide professionals and entrepreneurs with what they need to grow their careers and businesses. 

Professional Advancement Programs 

Industry Certification & Prep Programs
Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®)
Certified Logistics Technician (CLA, CLT)*
Insurance Help Desk Professional
Maryland Real Estate Principles & Practices for Salespersons
Maryland Cannabis Industry Training
Microsoft Office Specialist
PMP® or CAPM® Certification Prep
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM®)
     SHRM® Certification  |  SHRM® Essentials

*Offered at Harford's Leading Edge Training Center Powered by the Ratcliffe Foundation.

Other Courses of interest
Becoming a Notary
Career Development: Resumés and Interviewing
Real Estate Agent Entrepreneurship

Online ed2go Classes and Career Training 

Gain new personal and professional skills with two ways to learn through our ed2go partner. In our instructor-led courses, you study and interact with a cohort over a six-week schedule. Courses start monthly with twice-weekly lesson plans. For the independent learner, our self-paced career training courses provide access to all lessons immediately with up to twelve months to complete. Hundreds of classes are available.

Not sure about taking an online class?
Take the Online Readiness Check to determine if online courses are a good fit for you.

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Harford Leadership Academy

Harford Leadership Academy (HLA) gives future leaders the unique opportunity to learn from those leading today. They, their organizations, and the entire community benefit as participants in the HLA program gain the knowledge and skills to lead Harford County through the 21st century. Graduates of the Academy go on to serve on boards, act as volunteers, and network with others to promote the betterment of the County.

Contract Training

When your company needs contract training for its employees, Harford Community College makes it happen. Onsite, on campus, or at a convenient training facility, classes are built and delivered to your specifications. Harford Community College offers a wide range of advanced training to meet the demands of your business and accommodate changes in your workforce. 

Harford provides training in the areas of IT, cybersecurity, soft skills, programming, project management and more. Our competitive pricing, customizable classes, and flexible scheduling are designed to fit all your training needs.