Montgomery College

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Montgomery College is an open access, public community college located in Montgomery County, Maryland. Also known as MC, the school provides two-year Associate’s degrees, professional certificates and letters of recognition. MC also operates Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs.

MC includes three main campuses just outside of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Rockville is the largest campus, offering classes in over 40 fields of study. The campus at Takoma Park/Silver Spring specializes in nursing and health sciences and the Germantown campus focuses on biotechnology and computer science.

In addition to credit transfer programs, MC offers the following degrees: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and Associate of Science (AS).

MC has almost 60,000 credit and non-credit students. Approximately 60% of local high school students attend MC within a year of graduation. With international students from more than 150 countries, MC campuses are among the most ethnically diverse in the country.

Montgomery College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

General Information

Admission Office

51 Mannakee Street

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 567-5034

Fax: (240) 567-5037

Contact: Sherman Helberg

Director of Enrollment Management
Main Address

51 Mannakee Street

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 567-5000

Total undergrads: 24,452

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,965

Degree-seeking undergrads: 18,004


Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

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

Admission to allied medical health programs considers standardized test scores, secondary school record, geographical residence, and state residence. Montgomery County residents get first priority; GPA rank within residency category is important.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts – General A
Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Dance A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Photography A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Construction Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Hotel/Motel Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
International Business A
Management Information Systems A,C
Marketing Management C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A,C
Broadcast Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects C
Desktop Publishing A,C
Graphic Communications A,C
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A
Printing Management C
Radio/Television Broadcasting C
Recording Arts Technology C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Game design and development A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Web/Multimedia Design C
Web/Multimedia Management C


Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Science Teacher Education A


Civil Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Biomedical Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

English Language & Literature

Technical/Business Writing C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

American Sign Language (ASL) A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Surgical Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Food Service A,C

Physical Sciences

Physics A

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Fire and arson investigation C
Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences

Applied geography A
Cartography C

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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