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Hagerstown Community College

Listing Last Update: August 20, 2019

Primary Contact

Hagerstown Community College

(240) 500-2313

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • TV

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Program Overview

HCC offers family literacy classes, GED preparation, classes for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners, National External Diploma Program (NEDP) preparation, and combined education/workforce training. HCC has managed adult education programs for over ten years.

Mission Statement

HCC is a state and county supported comprehensive community college. Its central purpose is to offer a diverse array of courses and programs designed to address the curricular functions of university transfer, career entry or advancement, adult basic skills enhancement, general and continuing education, as well as student and community service. It is part of the College's mission to promote and deliver educational excellence within a learning community environment and to foster regional economic and cultural development through community service and collaboration. The College is charged to provide high quality education at a reasonable cost to meet the post-secondary educational needs of the citizens of Washington County and the surrounding region. The College believes in and teaches the ideals and values of cultural diversity and a democratic way of life and also seeks to cultivate in its students critical and independent thought, openness to new ideas, a sense of self-direction, moral sensitivity, and the value of continuing education.

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cost info: All classes and programs except the National External Diploma Program (NEDP) are free of charge. For NEDP, only a $90 fee is charged.

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

Students in the ESL Conversation Group note that it helps build their confidence and language skills; this "extra" opportunity is offered in addition to classes.

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