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Howard Community College

Public Education - Teaching - Administration

HCC is the primary hub for higher learning in one of the most vibrant, best-educated counties in Maryland. We are proud to serve our community and to provide pathways to success for everyone whose life goals can be realized through education.

We offer outstanding two-year degree and certificate programs built around careers that are in demand. Offering affordable options for degrees and certificates, HCC is a smart choice, with courses that will transfer to any one of a long list of four-year institutions and education that will prepare you for the workforce. Students of all ages and educational levels also can prepare for a new career, sharpen job skills or explore personal interests through the many programs in our noncredit, Continuing Education and Workforce Development division.

HCC makes higher education accessible with multiple locations, flexible scheduling and online, hybrid and accelerated learning formats. Our campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, a vibrant cultural and arts scene, and an incredibly dedicated faculty and staff that make it all possible.

As we like to say, no matter where you’re going in life, you can get there from HCC. We look forward to helping you on your journey.


The Howard Community College employee benefits program is part of a total compensation program that includes salary, benefits, perquisites ("perks") and world class professional development and training opportunities. Our employee benefits and professional development programs enhance employee morale and productivity and help us attract and retain top quality employees.

Howard Community College recognizes that a superior teaching faculty and staff is essential for students and for the citizens of Howard County. The college maintains a competitive compensation program consistent with fiscal resources available and consistent with federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to wage and salary practices. The board of trustees establishes the salary schedules for employees.

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Howard Community College

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044