Prince George s Community College
Situated in the community of Largo, Prince George's County in the state of Maryland, Prince George s Community College is an institution serving the county and its surrounding areas, as well as Washington, D.C. It was founded in 1958. Aside from the main campus in Largo, extension centers are also operated by Prince George s Community College at the University Town Center in Hyattsville, Andrews Air Force Base, and Camp Springs (Skilled Trades Center). The college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Maryland State Department of Education.
A wide range of associate degrees, letters of recognition, and certificates in a various areas of study are offered at Prince George s Community College. Programs of study include Accounting and Taxation, CPA Preparation, Animation/Hypermedia, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Biology, Business Management, Disaster Recovery and Risk Management, Health Care Management, Public Administration, Purchasing and Contracting, Sports Management, Mass Communication, Public Relations and Journalism, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Construction Management, Criminal Justice Technology, Cybercrime Investigation, Culinary Arts, Dietetics, Economics, Forensic Science, Hospitality Services Management, Computer Graphics, Web Technology, Technology Core Concepts, International Studies, Marketing Management, Nuclear Medicine, Paralegal Studies, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, and many more.
A variety of Noncredit Courses and Offerings are also offered at Prince George s Community College. These courses are designed for professionals, entrepreneurs, and individuals who are looking for education and training to improve their skills, enhance professional competitiveness, or develop skills and hobbies. Noncredit offerings include Agriculture/Urban Farming, LifeGuard Training, Swimming Pool Management, Adult Education English for Speakers of Other Languages, Boating Basics and Maintenance, Event Planning, Income Tax Preparation, Notary Public Courses, Property Management, Database Design Management, Keyboarding, MS-Office Applications, Carpentry, Computer Aided Drafting, Fine and Performing Arts, Make-Up Artistry, Floral Design, Pharmacy Technician, Nutrition and Weight Management, Retirement Planning, and more.
Various support services are provided to students of Prince George's Community College to ensure their academic success. Academic advisors are on hand to help students who need guidance in choosing their majors and developing an educational plan. Meanwhile, at the Career Resource Center, students are provided career guidance and preparation for workforce success. Staff and career advisors assist with career exploration, interview techniques, job search strategies, resume preparation, and the use of software and programs such as Eurkea Skills, Kuder, Discover, CareerNet, etc.
Students, faculty and staff at Prince George's Community College who need reliable and quality child care services for their youngsters while they are studying have access to the Childtime Learning Center. This private facility uses The Empowered Child curriculum specially designed for infants and toddlers.
Various student clubs and organizations operate on the campus of Prince George's Community College, providing venues for students of different backgrounds, talents, interests and skills to connect and develop. Organizations include African Student Union, Asian Awareness, Bethel Campus Fellowship, Club Impact, Dynasty Dance Club, Green N'Fit, Gospel Choir, Pathways to Leadership Program, Muslim Student Association, Student Art League, Phi Theta Kappa, Mu Alpha Theta, and many more.