Howard Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! HCC has been awarded the distinction as a Great College to Work For, since 2009 from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Howard Community College values diversity among its faculty, staff and student population. We are an innovative institution that is committed to responding to the ever-changing needs and interests of a diverse and dynamic community. No matter where you want to go in your career, you can get there from here!
No matter where you’re going in life, you can get there from Howard Community College!
At HCC, students pursue a variety of educational goals. They may be getting a 2-year college degree, starting a 4-year degree at HCC and transferring elsewhere, entering a new career, sharpening job skills, or pursuing personal interests.
Opened in 1970 as Maryland’s 14th community college, HCC has become an integral part of life for Howard County residents:
* Over 14,000 credit students pursue degree or career programs in a fiscal year.
*Nearly half of all Howard County undergraduates attend HCC.
*1 of 4 Howard County high school graduating seniors enrolls at HCC.
*Over 15,000 study business training, basic skills, and other Continuing Education courses.
*Tens of thousands visit the art galleries, attend Rep Stage and other performing arts in the Horowitz Center, watch HCC-TV, and marvel at the Howard Community College equestrian Grand Prix.
HCC’s dedicated faculty earn top ratings from students and the college’s overall commitment to excellence has garnered numerous recognitions and awards including:
* Great College to Work For, since 2009, The Chronicle of Higher Education
*Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners, Washington Monthly (three years in a row)
*National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance 2-Year Education, National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security
*National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence, U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center