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Study at Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg

Harrisburg Area Community College is a public community college, established in 1964. The university recieved accreditation in 1967, and serves about 18, 000 undergraduate students. The main campus is located in Harrisburg, and covers more than 200 acres. The other locations include:
  • Gettysburg Campus
  • Lebanon Campus
  • York Campus
HACC awards Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science and Associate in Arts degrees and diplomas. HACC's mascot is the Hawks, and its sports teams participate in volleyball, basketball, team tennis, soccer and golf. The college has more than 25, 000 distinguished alumni.

Profile of Harrisburg Area Community College HarrisburgStudents attend Harrisburg Area Community College in Harrisburg, PA, a small city. The school is a public institution. Harrisburg Area Community College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Harrisburg Area Community College is known for its programs in art studies, business and management, and education and teaching.

Harrisburg Area Community College Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.

Harrisburg Area Community College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 9, 774 students at the school . Harrisburg Area Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management387business management, business, accounting technology, management information systems, sales and marketing, accounting and management, auctioneering, small business management, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine216registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Liberal Arts193general studies, social services, international relations
Medical Support and Technology179dental hygienist, phlebotomy, radiographer, dental assistant, cardiovascular tech, surgical tech, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, . . .
Education and Teaching148elementary school teaching, early childhood education, secondary teaching
Security and Law Enforcement104criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, corrections, security services management
Family and Social Work66human services, social work, child care provider, foodservice management, adult development and aging
Mechanics and Repair65HVAC, automobile mechanics, computer repair, industrial mechanics
Law60legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering57computer and info science, computer networking, web design, computer support, computer science, data processing tech
Engineering Technician56architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, construction engineering tech, civil engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, engineering technician, CAD and design, engineering-related tech, . . .
Art Studies50visual and performing arts, art studies
Construction Trades32electrician, construction manager, building inspection and management, building inspector
Science26biology, chemistry, physical sciences
Cooking and Culinary Arts21chef training, restaurant and catering management, pastry
Photography and Commercial Art21photography
Design20graphic design, design and visual communication
Therapy and Counselling18psychology
Hospitality13tourism and travel, restaurant and food services management, hotel management, hospitality management
Music13music management, music
Medical administration11medical records tech, health services administration, health care administration
Drama and Performing Arts8drama
office and Administration8administrative assistant, data entry
Real Estate and Construction Management8real estate
Conservation and Resource Management6environmental studies, environmental science
Media6recording arts tech, mass communication, journalism
Fine Arts4crafts and folk art, fine arts studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2dietitian assistant, dietetics and clinical nutrition
Production Trades1cabinetmaking, precision metal working, welding
Architecture and Planning0architecture
Contact: Harrisburg Area Community CollegeHarrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg


Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999

General Phone: (717) 780-2300


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