Grow Your Future in STEM
Prepare to join a leading-edge workforce
Technology is advancing, and jobs related to STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – are increasingly in demand. At Howard Community College, we are preparing today's students to become tomorrow's problem-solvers as scientists, engineers, architects, IT professionals, contractors, or cyber warriors.
Brand-New Building Now Open!
In our new Science, Engineering, and Technology Building, find the education you need to pursue a career or transfer to a four-year university. Supportive learning communities, honors programs, and local internships will prepare you for STEM success. Our new building has been built from the ground up with your needs in mind. Take a look inside!
- Engineering big build room, with strong wall, ceiling mounted crane, catwalk, and classroom workbenches
- Four-story physics drop zone
- Genetics lab with advanced DNA analysis tools
- Biotechnology lab with state-of-the-art Nikon teaching microscopes
- Digital forensics and pathology case room
- Network defense systems room
- Rooftop telescope observation area, with telescope warming room and weather station with camera
- Digital fabrication lab with professional grade manufacturing equipment
- Undergraduate research lab
Take the first step towards your future! Apply for Admission Explore Academic Programs
SeleneaSelenea discovered how HCC’s adult basic skills’ caring instructors can help you succeed in college.more
AzadehAfter her transition from Iran to Howard County, Azadeh excelled in her pharmacy studies.more
BriannaAs president of HCC’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, Brianna is helping to encourage diversity among STEM students.more
KathleenProud to be known as one of HCC’s biggest science geeks, Kathleen has had many positive experiences at HCC, including a position as a research assistant for a dark matter project.more
NatachaNatacha completed her associate degree in both computer support technology and computer science. Now she is pursuing her bachelors in computer engineering at UMBC.more
JemmieJemmie took a big risk moving to the U.S.: she cashed in her retirement savings for a chance at a better education. Now her big risk has paid off with a degree and a job!more
AnthonyAnthony went from high school dropout to 4.0 student with an associate degree in network security!more
FatimaAfter Fatima came to HCC looking for direction, she took advantage of the reverse-transfer option to pursue her new goal of becoming a chemical engineer!more
EkeInquisitive from a young age, Eke's curiosity blossomed at HCC.more
JacobJacob's pathway to success has led him to the Silas Craft Collegians, STEM Scholars, a study abroad in Ireland, and being recognized on the Dean's List.more
TravisTravis' early positive experience at HCC during the early '90s, has led to career working — and learning — at the college.more
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