Workforce Development

Let's face it. A traditional college degree path is not for everyone, and now, more than ever, there is a need for students who want to pursue a different experience.

Fields like construction/trades, IT/computers, and allied health are booming and the hands-on, noncredit classes offered at Harford Community College allow students to directly enter the workforce—often in less than a year. Interested? Take a look at our Workforce Development options and reach out. We’ll be glad to provide you with more information.


Whether you are looking to increase your earning potential, upgrade job skills, secure a license or certification, or advance your career, Harford Community College provides the training programs you need to get there.

IT and Computer Training

IT and Computer Training programs enable to students to earn industry certifications while gaining skills needed for immediate employment. Many of these programs build on each other and provide access to entry level jobs in high-demand fields like cybersecurity. Email Pam Karwowski:

GEER funding granted to Harford Community College. Financial aid available for workforce development.

Several of the above programs are currently being offered online.

Construction and Trades

The hands-on training provided in the Construction and Trades programs allows students to quickly get up to speed in a career-focused field, eliminating the need for a degree. Email Victor Cyran:

Allied Health Professions

Allied Health programs offer students the opportunity to gain skills and employment within a short period of time. Many students are able to work while they complete their study and can advance their careers as they move through moreadvanced programs. Email Dawn Reimer:

Financial Aid

Harford Community College offers several options for scholarships, tuition assistance, and military benefits for those interested in pursuing a Workforce Development career path. Eligible programs and criteria vary each year. Let us help you determine what is available to you. Contact Dawn Reimer 443-412-2317 or

Paying for Noncredit Classes

Payment for Workforce Development programs are due at the time of registration. Harford Community College provides several ways to pay including a payment plan which allows you to pay in monthly installments. Learn more.

Registration for  Noncredit Classes

The process for noncredit registration is best completed after viewing our step-by-step video tutorial. If you still have questions, please reach out for assistance.