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Technology & Computer Studies Division

Technology & Computer Studies Division

Technology & Computer Studies Division

The Technology and Computer Studies Division at HCC offers areas of study in fields including mechanical, electrical and alternative energy technology; advanced manufacturing and industrial technology; drones; cyber-security, computer science, and information systems technology; WEB, multimedia, gaming, and graphic design; and commercial vehicle transportation, 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.

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Meet the Faculty

Energy and Trades Training Center

HCC's faculty bring a strong educational background and industry experience to the classroom. View the Faculty and Staff Directory (coming soon). 

Programs of Study

HCC offers a variety of program options that include associate degrees, certifications, and letters of recognition.

Advanced Manufacturing Systems


The Advanced Manufacturing Systems Program (ADM) at HCC is designed to prepare students for entry into the advanced manufacturing process and distribution industry.

The Advanced Manufacturing Systems Program (ADM) at HCC is designed to prepare students for entry into the advanced manufacturing process and distribution industry.

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.

The Alternative Energy Technology (AET) Program prepares students to enter the industrial/commercial/residential setting in the growing areas of renewable energy.

Cybersecurity


HCC is the regional leader in cybersecurity programming. The college currently offers two associate degrees in cybersecurity and a number of specialized certificates.

HCC is the regional leader in cybersecurity programming. The college currently offers two associate degrees in cybersecurity and a number of specialized certificates.

Digital Instrumentation & Process Control


The Digital Instrumentation and Process Control Program prepares students for entry into a broad range of computer-automated commercial, industrial, and residential jobs.

The Digital Instrumentation and Process Control Program prepares students for entry into a broad range of computer-automated commercial, industrial, and residential jobs.

Electrical Engineering Technology


The Electrical Engineering Technology Program prepares students for careers as electrical engineering technicians who assist with maintenance, installation, design, fabrication and testing.

The Electrical Engineering Technology Program prepares students for careers as electrical engineering technicians who assist with maintenance, installation, design, fabrication and testing.

Graphic Design Technology


The Graphic Design Technology Program at HCC offers several options for getting started. One can pursue a letter of recognition, a certificate, or choose between two degree programs.

The Graphic Design Technology Program at HCC offers several options for getting started. One can pursue a letter of recognition, a certificate, or choose between two degree programs.

Computer Science


The Computer Science Transfer Program designed to prepare students for careers in software engineering.

The Computer Science Transfer Program designed to prepare students for careers in software engineering.

Computer Support Specialist


The Computer Support Specialist Program provides students with the skills to build, troubleshoot and repair microcomputer systems; install operating systems; diagnose and troubleshoot; and more.

The Computer Support Specialist Program provides students with the skills to build, troubleshoot and repair microcomputer systems; install operating systems; diagnose and troubleshoot; and more.

Digital Forensics


The computer forensics concentration at HCC is designed to provide an introduction to the forensic investigation aspect of computers and related electronic data systems.

The computer forensics concentration at HCC is designed to provide an introduction to the forensic investigation aspect of computers and related electronic data systems.

Interactive Design and Game Development


The Interactive Design and Game Development (IDGD) Program provides students with the skills to design and develop computer games for fun, advertising, education and simulations.

The Interactive Design and Game Development (IDGD) Program provides students with the skills to design and develop computer games for fun, advertising, education and simulations.

Network Administration


The Network Administration Program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of IT. Major areas of study include network fundamental, design, management, and operating systems.

The Network Administration Program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of IT. Major areas of study include network fundamental, design, management, and operating systems.

Mechanical Engineering Technology


The Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) Program curriculum provides a cross-section of drafting skills, technical knowledge and academic preparation for job entry.

The Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) Program curriculum provides a cross-section of drafting skills, technical knowledge and academic preparation for job entry.

Technical Studies


A career oriented program that focuses on applied technical skills. It is designed to support the diverse needs of today's employers and prepares students for in-demand careers.

A career oriented program that focuses on applied technical skills. It is designed to support the diverse needs of today's employers and prepares students for in-demand careers.

Truck Driver Training (CDL)


The Commercial Vehicle Transportation (CVT) Program at Hagerstown Community College is a comprehensive program designed to guide students into the transportation industry (CDL).

The Commercial Vehicle Transportation (CVT) Program at Hagerstown Community College is a comprehensive program designed to guide students into the transportation industry (CDL).

Unmanned Aerial Systems Technician


Prepares students for careers working with unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones.

Prepares students for careers working with unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones.

Web and Multimedia Technology


In the Web and Multimedia Technology Program, students learn about the planning, production and mechanical development, information structure, and visual design of websites.

In the Web and Multimedia Technology Program, students learn about the planning, production and mechanical development, information structure, and visual design of websites.