CCBC offers 20 online associate degree and certificate options for students

Mar 19, 2018 | by Terri Charles | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.202.0017 (cell)

Baltimore County, MDCommunity College of Baltimore County today announced the creation of CCBC Online, a curriculum that includes 15 associate degree programs and five certificates that now can be earned fully online. CCBC Online offers rolling admissions, 14 start dates throughout the calendar year and provides flexibility for students to enroll in 15-, 12-, 10-, 7- and 5-week course options in a variety of subjects. CCBC Online associate degrees and certificates can be earned in Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, General Studies, Health Informatics and Information Technology, Human Resources Management, Human Services Counseling, Networking Technology and Nursing.

“We’re excited to extend our vast array of online courses to include degrees and certificates that can be earned completely online,” said CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis. “Many of our students have family and work obligations and they will be able to earn their associate degree with the flexibility they need to be successful. Online learning is also perfect for visiting students who are seeking to transfer credits or students who are simply trying to fit in additional course requirements. Whether in class or online, we support our students’ educational goals.”

CCBC Online provides a variety of resources for students, including access to wrap-around services such as academic advising, disability support, free tutoring and technical assistance through a 24/7 help desk. In addition, the library offers online research guides, research databases and access to more than 50,000 eBooks and journals. Staffed by English department faculty, the CCBC Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides students with free writing assistance. The CCBC Bookstore, operated in partnership with Barnes & Noble, offers online shopping for the best options for textbooks and materials.

For more information about CCBC Online, visit ccbcmd.edu/online or call 443-840-3344.

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About the Community College of Baltimore County (www.ccbcmd.edu)
Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, more than 63,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and designated as a Military Times Best College 2018.

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.