Admissions and Enrollment Services

HCC to hold ESSENCE information sessions for high school students

HCC will hold special information sessions for students interested in HCC’s ESSENCE Early College Program on Tuesday, March 10 at 5 p.m.; Friday, April 10 at 10 a.m.; and Tuesday, April 28 at 1 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, rooms 212 to 214. The information sessions are geared towards high school students who plan to enroll in the ESSENCE Program for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year.

Seventh grade Career Exploration Day to be held at HCC

All seventh grade students in Washington County Public Schools will have the opportunity to attend the second annual Career Exploration Day at Hagerstown Community College on Thursday, June 6. The event is an OnTrack initiative, supported by a coalition of partners that includes Washington County Chamber of Commerce, WCPS, HCC, the Greater Hagerstown Committee, and the WCPS Education Foundation.

Discover Yourself At HCC

Hagerstown Community College provides opportunities to succeed, academically and professionally. More than 100 programs of study are offered, to earn degrees, transfer to four-year universities, get immediate job training, learn new skills, and build community. By starting at HCC, you can find your passion and, in the process, discover yourself. [accordion id="Accordion-eng" | collapse="icon-collapse-alt" | expand="icon-expand-alt"] [accordion parent="Accordion-eng" | header="English & Humanities" | collapsed="false" | id="engacc" ] The English and Humanities Division at Hagerstown Community College offers students a wide array of courses that encourage thinking critically about their world, synthesizing various ideas into a cohesive worldview, and gaining the knowledge needed to be successful in their careers and their lives. A major in the English and Humanities field enables students to pursue a wide variety of careers, including law, publishing, education, research, or business. Learn more about HCC’s English and Humanities Programs [/accordion][/accordion] [accordion id="Accordion-ind" | collapse="icon-collapse-alt" | expand="icon-expand-alt"] [accordion parent="Accordion-ind" | header="Manufacturing & Industrial Trades" | collapsed="false" | id="indacc" ] Advanced Manufacturing The Advanced Manufacturing Systems Program (ADM) at HCC is designed to prepare students for entry into the advanced manufacturing process and distribution industry. The ADM industry requires multi-skilled professionals to operate, maintain, trouble-shoot, and engineer complex systems used in a variety of today’s industries. In the ADM Program, students can earn progressive levels of certificates that can be applied towards employment or an associate degree. Learn more about HCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Program Alternative Energy Technology The Alternative Energy Technology (AET) Program prepares students to enter the industrial/commercial/residential setting in the growing areas of renewable energy (i.e. solar, wind, and geothermal technologies). Within the Alternative Energy Technology Program, students can earn progressive levels of certificates toward employment and/or the degree. The methods of instruction include hands-on training as well as classroom instruction. Real world lab environment will include experiments with solar, wind, and geothermal equipment, use of meters, measurements and calculations of values. This program of study embraces the body of knowledge found in national certifications for renewable energy professionals. Learn more about HCC’s Alternative Energy Program Commercial Vehicle Transportation (Truck Driving) The Commercial Vehicle Transportation (CVT) Program at Hagerstown Community College is a comprehensive program designed to guide students into the transportation industry by giving them an opportunity to study for Class A Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL). Students receive classroom instruction and experience behind-the-wheel truck driving. Learn more about HCC’s Commercial Vehicle Transportation Program [/accordion][/accordion] [accordion id="Accordion-nurs" | collapse="icon-collapse-alt" | expand="icon-expand-alt"] [accordion parent="Accordion-nurs" | header="Nursing & Health Sciences" | collapsed="false" | id="nursacc" ] Nursing HCC's Nursing Division prepares students to meet the needs of an increasingly globalized and diverse world in healthcare. Programs in this division integrate scientific knowledge with the fine art of caring and teach students high-level technical skills and critical thinking in order to allow them to skillfully administer the best possible nursing care to their patients upon program completion. The RN and LPN programs at HCC are fully accredited by the Maryland Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).* Learn more about HCC’s Nursing Programs Health Sciences The Health Sciences Division at Hagerstown Community College prepares students to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including physician or dental offices, hospitals, ambulance companies, and medical laboratories. Students are introduced to a variety of program offerings through state-of-the-art laboratories and skill-appropriate clinical sites and study under trained faculty members who have both the knowledge and experience to train tomorrow’s workforce today. Learn more about HCC’s Health Sciences Programs [/accordion][/accordion] [accordion id="Accordion-stem" | collapse="icon-collapse-alt" | expand="icon-expand-alt"] [accordion parent="Accordion-stem" | header="STEM Programs" | collapsed="false" | id="stemacc" ] The term STEM is used to represent the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. There is a growing movement in educational settings, both at the secondary and collegiate levels, to enhance STEM offerings to better prepare students and communities to be competitive in a growing global environment. Students studying STEM programs typically have strengths as innovators, inventors, logical thinkers, problem-solvers, and collaborators. Learn more about HCC’s Mathematics & Science Programs [/accordion][/accordion] [accordion id="Accordion-tech" | collapse="icon-collapse-alt" | expand="icon-expand-alt"] [accordion parent="Accordion-tech" | header="Technology & Computer Studies" | collapsed="false" | id="techacc" ] The Technology and Computer Studies Division at HCC offers eight areas of study in fields such as alternative energy, industrial technology, mechanical engineering, multimedia studies, and information systems technology, which prepare students to achieve technological success in a professional setting. Many of the programs are geared towards short-term career training or university transfer and students benefit from hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs and classrooms outfitted with advanced simulation equipment for a variety of programs. Learn more about HCC’s Technology and Computer Studies Programs [/accordion][/accordion] [accordion id="Accordion-work" | collapse="icon-collapse-alt" | expand="icon-expand-alt"] [accordion parent="Accordion-work" | header="Workforce Solutions" | collapsed="false" | id="workacc" ] Workforce Solutions provides employment enhancements for individuals or companies who recognize the benefits training provides. Short-term programs are available for individuals in a variety of areas including CDL, Real Estate, Nurse Refresher, and more. For area companies, Workforce Solutions can assist finding the right employees through WorkKeys career readiness screening, provide entry-level training programs for new hires, or upgrade skills for current employees. Scholarships and grants for workforce programs are available to make new careers a reality. Learn more about HCC’s Workforce Solutions [/accordion][/accordion] [accordion id="Accordion-coned" | collapse="icon-collapse-alt" | expand="icon-expand-alt"] [accordion parent="Accordion-coned" | header="Continuing Education" | collapsed="false" | id="conedacc" ] Non-credit classes at HCC focus on lifelong learning, skill-building, and professional development. HCC's philosophy of "lifelong learning," sustaining personal growth, expanding horizons, and making new friends, is well represented in this varied array of continuing education courses focusing on applied arts, music, history, and cultural studies. There are no tests and no academic requirements. Informal class sessions encourage comments, questions, and lively discussions. Learn more about HCC’s Continuing Education courses [/accordion][/accordion] To explore all of HCC’s programs and courses, click here.

HCC ESSENCE Program Information Night

The HCC ESSENCE Program Information Night will be held on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Merle S. Elliott Continuing Education and Conference Center located in the Career Programs Building (CPB) rooms 210-214. All students who plan to enroll in the ESSENCE program for the 2019-2020 school year are encouraged to attend. Parking will be available in lots B, C, or D.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:30pm

College Promise Info Sessions

Hagerstown Community College's department of Admissions & Enrollment Management will hold a series of information sessions about the College Promise Info Sessions in the Student Center. The topics of discussion will include both HCC's Promise Pathway Program and the Maryland Community College Scholarship Program.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 4:00pm