Jun 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Codes

Program Codes*

*Applicants must indicate one of the programs of study listed below by filling in the program’s abbreviated name in the space provided on Item 17 of the paper application or by selecting it from the drop-down list available in the online application. For example, Accounting Professional would be ACCT.PROF.AAS.

Students who are still in high school or who are under the age of 16 may not select a curriculum until after they graduate or otherwise become eligible for enrollment in college. They must instead select one of the offerings listed below that begin with “SPEC.”

A.A. Associate of Arts
A.S. Associate of Science
A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science
A.A.T. Associate of Arts in Teaching
Cert. Certificate


Accounting Programs
ACCT.PROF.AAS Accounting Professional (A.A.S)  
ACCT.CT Accounting (CERT)  
ACCT.CPA.CT CPA Preparation (CERT)  
Arts and Sciences Program  
ENT.TECH.CT Entertainment Technology (CT)  
REC.ARSC.AAS Recording Arts & Sciences, A.A.S.  
THTR.DSNPROD.CT Theatre Design and Production (CERT)  
THEATRE.PERF.CT Theatre Performance (CERT)  
Business Administration Program and Business Management Programs
BUAD.AS Business Administration (A.S.)  
BMGT.AAS Business Management (A.A.S.)  
BMGT.HR.CT Human Resource Management (CERT)  
BMGT.RPM.AAS Residential Property Management (A.A.S.)  
BMGT.RPM.CT Residential Property Management (CERT)  
BMGT.SMLBUS.CT Small Business Management (CERT)  
Computer Engineering Technology Programs
COMP.ANS.CT Advanced Network Security (CERT)  
COMP.ENGR.AAS Computer Engineering Technology (A.A.S.)  
COMP.CISCO.CT Cisco CCNA Preparation (CERT)  
COMP.APLUS.CT A+ Preparation (CERT)  
COMP.NETPRGM.CT Network Programming and Automation (CERT)   
COMP.NETSEC.CT Network Security (CERT)  
COMP.SERV.CT Computer Service Technology (CERT)  
Computer Science Programs
COMP.SCI.AS Computer Science (A.S.)  
Construction Management Programs
CNST.AAS Construction Management (A.A.S.)  
CNST.CT Construction Management (CERT)  
Criminal Justice Programs
CRJU.AA Criminal Justice Transfer Concentration (A.A.)  
CRJU.AAS Criminal Justice (A.A.S.)  
Culinary Arts Programs
FOOD.CULIN.AAS Culinary Arts (A.A.S.)  
FOOD.CULIN.CT Culinary Arts (CERT)  
CyberSecurity Programs
COMP.SECUR.AAS Cybersecurity (A.A.S.)  
COMP.SECUR.CT Cybersecurity (CERT)  
Early Childhood Education Programs
TCHR.ECHILD.SPEC.AAT Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (A.A.T.)  
TCHR.ECHILD.AAS Early Childhood Education (A.A.S.)  
TCHR.MASTERY.CT Mastery in Early Childhood Education (CERT)  
TCHR.SPECED.CT Early Childhood Special Education (CERT)  
Engineering Technology Programs
COMP.CAD.CT Computer-Aided Drafting (CERT)  
Engineering Programs
ENGR.AS Engineering (A.S.)  
Forensic Science Program
FORS.AS Forensic Science (A.S.)  
General Studies Programs
ARTS.AA Art Concentration (A.A.)  
BIOL.AA Biology Concentration (A.A.)  
CHEM.AA Chemistry Concentration (A.A.)  
COMM.PR.AA Communications/Public Relations/Journalism Concentration (A.A.)  
ECON.AA Economics Concentration (A.A.)  
ENGL.AA English Concentration (A.A.)  
ENT.TECH.AA Entertainment Technology (A.A.)   
GENL.STUDIES.AA General Studies (A.A.)  
HLTH.ED.AA Health Education Concentration (A.A.)  
HLTH.SCI.AA Health Sciences (A.A.)  
COMM.MASS.AA Mass Communication Concentration (A.A.)  
MUSI.AA Music Concentration (A.A.)  
PSYCH.AA Psychology Concentration (A.A.)  
SOCI.AA Sociology Concentration (A.A.)  
THTR.DSNPROD.AA Theatre Design and Production (A.A.)   
THEATRE.PERF.AA Theatre Performance (A.A.)  
GENL.TRAN.CT Transfer Studies (CERT)  
Health Sciences Programs
HLTH.INFO.AAS Health Information Management (A.A.S.)   
HNPE.AAS Health Navigator (A.A.S.)   
HLTH.BILL.CT Medical Coding/Billing Specialist (CERT)   
MED.ASST.AAS Medical Assisting (A.A.S.)   
MED.ASST.CT Medical Assisting (CERT)  
NUCL.MED.AAS Nuclear Medicine Technology (A.A.S.)   
NURS.TRANS.AS Nursing, LPN to RN Transition (A.S.)    
NURS.PMD.RN.TRANS.AS Nursing, Paramedic to RN Transition   
NURS.RN.AS Nursing, RN (A.S.)   
NURS.LPN.CT Nursing, LPN (CERT)   
PMD.CT Paramedic (CERT)   
PMD.AAS Paramedic (A.A.S.)   
PHS.AS Public Health Science (A.S.)  
RADI.AAS Radiography (A.A.S.)   
RESP.AAS Respiratory Therapy (A.A.S.)   
SURG.TECH.AAS Surgical Technology (A.A.S.)   
Hospitality Services Management Programs
HOSP.SERV.AAS Hospitality Services Management (A.A.S.)  
HOSP.SERV.CT Hospitality Services Management (CERT)  
Human Services Program
HUMN.SERV.AAS Human Services (A.A.S.)  
Information Technology Programs
INFO.PROG.CT Computer Programming (CERT)   
COMP.INFO.TECH.AAS Information Technology (A.A.S.)  
COMP.NETADM.CT Network Systems Administrator (CERT)  
COMP.WEB.CT Web Technology (CERT)  
Marketing Management Programs
MKTG.AAS Marketing Management (A.A.S.)  
MKTG.CT Marketing Management (CERT)  
Media Production Program
COMM.MEDIA.CT Media Production (CERT)  
Paralegal/Legal Assistant Programs
PARA.AAS Paralegal/Legal Assistant (A.A.S.)  
PARA.CT Paralegal/Legal Assistant (CERT)  
Teacher Education Programs
TCHR.CHEM.AAT Secondary Education-Chemistry (A.A.T.)  
TCHR.ELEM.SPECED.AAT Elementary Education/Elementary Special Education (A.A.T.)  
TCHR.ENGLISH.AAT Secondary Education-English (A.A.T.)  
TCHR.PHYSICS.AAT Secondary Education-Physics (A.A.T.)  
TCHR.MATH.AAT Secondary Education-Mathematics (A.A.T.)  
TCHR.SPAN.AAT Secondary Education-Spanish (A.A.T.)  
Visual Communication Programs
ARTS.GRAPHD.AAS Visual Communication/Graphic Design (A.A.S.)  
ARTS.GRAPHD.CT Graphic Design (CERT)  
ARTS.ANIM.CT Animation and Screen-Based Design (CERT)  
Special, Non-Degree Offerings
TCHR.CERTIF.ND Teacher Certification for School Employees
TCHR.RESID.ND Resident Teacher Program for PGCPS Employees
SPEC.DUAL.ND High School Dual Enrollment
SPEC.TAG.ND TAG for Talented/Gifted Students under age 16
SPEC.CONCUR.ND Concurrent Enrollment for High School Students

Programs that show “pending MHEC approval” were not yet approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission for the award of a degree at the time this catalog was published.