Mathematics and Science Division

Biotech Summer Institute

Student Summer Institute Hagerstown Community College is proud to offer its sixth annual Biotechnology Summer Institute (BSI) for high school students. The 2014 BSI will offer a very unique learning opportunity for students who are interested in advancing their education in a field related to science, healthcare, engineering, and biotechnology. This competitive program will offer 20 select students a chance to earn seven college credits during the eight-week summer institute. Tuition and fees will be funded partially or fully by HCC's ESSENCE program and a National Science Foundation grant. The summer institute will be held on the campus of Hagerstown Community College in the new STEM Building between June 16 and August 10, 2014. Important Dates Registration Deadline: Registration is open until all spots are filled. June 13, 2014 - BSI Orientation from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 16-August 10, 2014 - Biotech Summer Institute held Program Literature Biotechnology Program Fact Sheet InnovaBio-MD Internship Program Biotech Summer Institute 2014 Application and Fees (students) 2014 Information (K-12 teachers) Videos Microscopy Videos


The Pre-Pharmacy Program is a 60-credit associate’s degree program designed to fulfill the major requirements at most pharmacy schools. Students can customize their program to take specific requirements needed at their chosen pharmacy school and move directly from the community college to a graduate pharmacy school, earning a doctorate in as little as five years. Pharmacy school typically takes three to four years to complete and pre-pharmacy courses take two to three years. Program Requirements Pre-Pharmacy, Arts and Sciences Option, A.S. Program Literature Pre-Pharmacy Fact Sheet Related Programs Pharmacy Technician

Biotech Summer Institute for K-12 Teachers

The 6th Annual Biotech Summer Institute for K-12 Teachers will be held on June 23-27, 2014. To apply, submit an application by April 15, 2014 to:

Summer Biotech Institute for Teachers
c/o Robin Thomas
STEM Building
11400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown MD 21742

For more information, contact Robin Thomas at


Biotech Summer Institute

The sixth annual Biotechnology Summer Institute will be held from June 16 - Aug. 10, 2014, in the STEM Building on HCC's main campus. The Institute is open to high school students, age 16 or older.

Interested students need to submit an application form, essay responses, and one teacher recommendation. For an application or more information, contact Cindy Dove at

Monday, June 16, 2014 (All day)