Special Academic Features
Honors, Scholars, and Entrepreneurial Programs
Montgomery College honors, scholars, and entrepreneurial programs create exciting
and academically rewarding experiences for students. They allow students to discover
their talents and interests through courses, seminars, independent study, internships,
service-learning opportunities, and social and cultural activities. Find out more about the general honors programs at MC.
Macklin Business Institute
The Gordon and Marilyn Macklin Business Institute is a competitive, college-wide program
offering business students an opportunity to pursue honors work in business, economics,
The Hillman Entrepreneurs Program is a three-year scholarship and educational program
that supports, develops, and graduates ethical leaders who want to energize and give
back to their local communities. Students complete their associate's degree at Montgomery
College and their bachelor's degree at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Find training and apprenticeship programs in building, construction, automotive, and
other trades. Montgomery College is a member of the Registered Apprenticeship-College
Earn credits while gaining on-the-job experience through the Cooperative Education
and Internships Program.
From art and music to math and science, browse dozens of fun and engaging classes
for children and teens.
Support Programs and Learning Centers
Collegewide Academic Support Programs
Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) is a collaborative effort between
MC, MCPS, and the Universities at Shady Grove to provide a seamless path to a bachelor's
degree. ATPA is our Achieving the Promise Academy, a collegewide academic program
that keeps students on track to complete their degrees.
Boys 2 Men, Sister 2 Sister, and Combat 2 College are three of the support programs
aimed at increasing student success. Boys 2 Men is for African American and Black
male students; Sister 2 Sister is for African American and Black female students;
and Combat 2 College is for veterans and service members.
Academic learning centers are located on each campus, offering tutoring, workshops,
technology access, review sessions, and other services and support to help students
meet the rigors of academic coursework.
Paying for College
Montgomery College's low tuition costs and generous financial aid packages help ensure
everyone has access to higher education.
Counseling & Advising
Counselors and advisors work closely with students to help them meet their personal,
career, and educational goals.
Academic Affairs Division
The Academic Affairs division provides leadership and direction for all academic programs
Montgomery College provides a wide range of noncredit educational offerings and services
for those seeking lifelong education enrichment experiences.
Homer S. Gudelsky Institute for Technical Education provides state-of-the-art technical
education and training primarily in: automotive technology, building and construction
technology, computer publishing/printing, and workforce technologies.
What People are Saying
It makes me incredibly proud and grateful to be at an institution that thrives on
diversity and inclusivity, especially diversity of ideas and inclusive approaches
to solving problems.
Dr. Sanjay Rai, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs | Read More