HBC has degree, certificate programs

September 24, 2006

Hagerstown Business College

18618 Crestwood Drive

Phone numbers: 301-739-2670, 1-800-HBC-2670
Web site:

Hagerstown Business College, founded in 1938, is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

HBC offers 13 associate degrees and 10 certificate programs in the areas of business, allied health, dental assisting, criminal justice, legal assisting, graphic design and computer information technology.

All degree programs incorporate an externship (on-the-job training).

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The school's career services department assists students with job placement in their fields of study both before and after graduation.

Apartment-style housing is available in an on-campus residence hall.

Hagerstown Business College has a Frederick, Md., campus that offers programs in medical and dental assisting.

The business college enrolls more than 900 students in career-oriented programs.


Tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students, and varies by program.

The college is a division of Kaplan Higher Education, a subsidiary of The Washington Post Co.

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