Montgomery College offers more than 130 programs of study to enable you to achieve your goals. Our academic programs are designed to engage, inspire, and empower you to move forward. Are you a high school student looking to fulfill your early promise, or a high school graduate taking the next step? Are you an adult student looking to master a new discipline, or continue your training and grow your skill set in a specific field? Whether you are a transfer student or an international student, a military service member or senior student, MC has the program for you. Find out more about Montgomery College's Academic Affairs Division.
Highlighted Majors and Courses of Study
- Architecture / Building & Construction Technology
- Arts & Sciences—International Studies
- Biotechnology / Life Sciences
- Business / International Business / Hospitality
- Computer Science & Technologies / Computer Simulation and Gaming
- Communication Studies
- Education / Teacher Education
- General Studies *
- Health Sciences / Nursing
* General Studies: a flexible degree path emphasizing transfer in one of four academic cores: Humanities, Arts, Communications, and Languages (HACL); Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM); Social Sciences, Administration, and Health (SSAH); or Integrated Studies (INTG)
FALL SEMESTER 2017
- August 28 – Fall semester classes begin
- December 17 – Official end of fall semester
WINTER SESSION 2018
- Registration open now
- December 18 – Online-only classes begin
- January 2 – Campus-based and short-session classes begin
- January 18 – Winter session classes endMore Registration Dates and Announcements
SPRING SESSION 2018
- October 9, 2017 – Course offerings published online
- October 23, 2017 – Priority registration begins
- October 30, 2017 – General registration begins
- January 22 – Spring semester classes begin
- May 18 – Official end of Spring semester
Workforce Development & Continuing Education programs at Montgomery College offer a wide range of noncredit and credit classes designed to meet the needs of county residents and businesses. Individuals in career transitions, those reentering the workforce, and those updating technical skills, as well as those seeking knowledge enrichment, are among the 25,000 students each year. WD&CE is certified by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), an international association in lifelong learning. LERN has rated our Workforce Development & Continuing Education unit as one of the leading providers of continuing education programs in North America.
Montgomery College's Honors Program was created for students seeking exciting and academically rewarding experiences. It allows students to discover and develop their talents and interests through honors courses, seminars, independent study, internships, service-learning opportunities, and social and cultural activities. It features four special programs:
- Renaissance Scholars, a selective honors program, features scholarship support, special advising, and the opportunity to earn college credit for a summer study/travel experience.
- Montgomery Scholars accepts 25 outstanding high school graduates each year. This academically challenging program combines a rigorous curriculum of honors courses, special advising, and an honors capstone research project.
- Macklin Business Institute (MBI) Honors Program offers experiential learning and internships in economics, statistics, and other core business courses, allowing students to build relationships with faculty and local corporate executives.
- The Scholars Circle, designed for high-achieving students, provides special advising and activities such as clubs, honors colloquia, trips to honors conferences, and theater performances.
Montgomery College is home to several special programs designed to enhance our students' learning experiences and better prepare them to enter a career or obtain a bachelor's degree.
- The Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) targets Montgomery County high school students and guides them through completion of a four-year degree.
- The American English Language Program prepares non-native speakers of English for successful college work in the United States.
- The Global Humanities Institute brings the world into our classrooms and helps prepare students for the global economy.
- The Gudelsky Institute for Technical Education prepares students for careers in automotive technology, building and construction, computer publishing, and other technical fields.
- The Health Sciences Institute prepares students for various health care careers, from diagnostic medical sonography to surgical technology.
- The Hillman Entrepreneurs Program supports and develops aspiring entrepreneurs, leaders, and scholars.
- The International Education and Study Abroad Program provides opportunities to study in other countries.
- The Paul Peck Humanities Institute facilitates internships at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
- The School of Art + Design provides a portfolio-intensive, art school experience designed to transfer to premier art colleges.
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