Child Care Courses | Howard Community College

We are offering courses in four formats: face-to-face (100% in person on campus), hybrid (some on-campus instruction), scheduled remote (Zoom), and flexible online (self-paced). Find more information and resources at


Maryland-approved programs from pre-service to new coursework for advancing professionals.

If you want to work in the child care and early education field or if you are trying to determine whether you would like to start your own child care center or family child care business, then you are at the right place!

Child Care Certification Preparation & Professional Development

HCC’s Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development early childhood education and child care college programs are continually revised and updated to address new state requirements. Courses also meet annual continued training for child care teachers, directors, and family providers as required by MSDE. 

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If you are considering taking a class with us or are currently enrolled, see below for more information:


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