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HCC Middle College accepting applications for fall

HCC Middle College

HCC Middle College accepting applications for fall

The Middle College at Hagerstown Community College is now accepting applications for the fall 2022 class, with a priority deadline of March 1. Interested students and parents are encouraged to attend one of the upcoming information sessions on Wednesdays, Jan. 19, Feb. 9, and Feb. 23 at 4 p.m., in HCC’s Learning Resource Center.

HCC, working in partnership with Washington County Public Schools, developed the Middle College to allow college-ready high school students the opportunity to earn up to 30 college credits and credentials such as certificates and associate degrees, while completing their high school diplomas. Juniors and seniors in the middle college attend school on the HCC campus.

Since HCC’s Middle College began in 2013, more than 130 students have completed the program and continued their studies at the University of Maryland, UMBC, Mount St. Mary’s University, West Virginia University, Purdue University, West Point Military Academy, Clemson University, and others.

To apply to the Middle College, applicants must be a high school student entering grade 11 or 12, have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher, have completed 14 or more credits required for earning a high school diploma, complete the full application packet, and be college-ready in English and mathematics.

STMC students will select an educational pathway that will put them on the right course for a career, and further higher education if desired, in one of the following areas:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Alternative Energy Technology
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Dance
  • Digital Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Information Management
  • Interactive Design and Game Development
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Pre-Medical
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts

Pre-Health Programs of Study:

  • Pre-Dental Hygiene
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Radiography

To learn more about HCC’s STEMM Technical Middle College, visit, call 240-500-2483, or email

(January 11, 2022)