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Study at The Community College of Baltimore County

The Community College of Baltimore County, or CCBC, is an accredited community college located in Baltimore County, Maryland, in the United States. It was established in 1957. It offers more than 50 associate degrees and over 90 certificate programs in diverse Course Topics through its three campuses:

  • Catonsville campus
  • Dundalk campus
  • Essex campus
The athletic teams of CCBC compete for state, regional, and national championships in men's and women's sports. CCBC Dundalk's sports teams are nicknamed the Lions; CCBC Essex's are the Knights, and CCBC Catonsville's are known as the Cardinals. Some of the notable alumni of the college include Mike Rowe, popular host of the show “Dirty Jobs on Discovery Channel”; Jeff Nelson, All-Star MLB relief pitcher; and Christi Shake, Playboy Playmate of May 2002.

Profile of The Community College of Baltimore County

The main campus of The Community College of Baltimore County is in Baltimore, MD (a large suburb). The school is a public school. The Community College of Baltimore County offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to security and law enforcement.

The Community College of Baltimore County Selectivity

The Community College of Baltimore County admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.


The Community College of Baltimore County offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, The Community College of Baltimore County had 19, 426 enrolled students.

The Community College of Baltimore County Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts657liberal arts and humanities, liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation, geography
Nursing and Emergency Medicine226registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Business and Management187business, accounting technology, MIS, business management, special products marketing, labor relations, human resources, merchandising and sales, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement173criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Medical Support and Technology125physician assistant, radiation therapist, mental health services tech, veterinary assistant, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech, surgical tech
Engineering Technician67occupational safety tech, architectural drafting, engineering technology, surveying tech, hydraulics tech, mechanical engineering tech, electronics tech, drafting, . . .
Computer Science and Engineering53computer networking, computer applications programming, computer and info science, computer graphics
Photography and Commercial Art46commercial art
Mechanics and Repair44automobile mechanics, HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance tech, diesel mechanics, autobody repair
Education and Teaching38education, elementary school teaching, Spanish teaching, early childhood education, math teaching, special ed, physics teaching, instructional media design, . . .
Therapy and Counselling27substance abuse Counselling, massage therapy
Law22legal assistant, legal secretary
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22occupational therapy, recreation and leisure studies, parks and recreation studies
Funeral and Mortuary Science17funeral and mortuary
Construction Trades17building inspection and management
office and Administration13administrative assistant
Landscaping and Horticulture13applied horticulture
Transportation12aviation tech
Family and Social Work8child care management, child care provider
Medical administration5medical secretary, medical records tech, health and medical administrative, medical informatics
Hospitality4hotel management
Science and Laboratory Technician1science tech, chemical tech
Art Studies0visual and performing arts
Science0biological and physical sciences
Media0printing equipment operation, radio and TV tech
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Drama and Performing Arts0various performing arts
Medicine0health professions

Contact: The Community College of Baltimore County

The Community College of Baltimore County

7201 Rossville Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21237

General Phone: (410) 682-6000


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