Howard Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway

Columbia, MD 21044-3197

(410) 772-4856

Fax: (410) 772-4589

[email protected]

Contact: Christy Thomson

Assistant Director of Admissions
Main Address

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway

Columbia, MD 21044-3197

(410) 772-4800

Total undergrads: 7,905

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,651

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,143


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for clinical nursing, radiologic technology, emergency medical services, cardiovascular technology applicants. Selective admission to James W. Rouse Scholars and Silas Craft Collegians programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticulture Science A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies A
Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A
Design/Visual Communications A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Film Production/Cinematography A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Photography A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,C
E-Commerce C
Financial Planning A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Management Information Systems A
Office Management A,C
Retailing A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia A

Communications Technologies

Desktop Publishing A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Information Technology A,C


Early Childhood Education A,C
Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Biomedical Engineering Technology A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Laser/Optical Technology A,C
Telecommunications A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A,C
Cardiovascular Technology A,C
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services Administration A
Massage Therapy A
Medical Transcription C
Music Therapy A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A
Substance Abuse Counseling A
Surgical Technology A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies A
Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A,C
Health/Physical Fitness A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Criminology A
International Economics A
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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