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General Studies

Certificate
Community College of Baltimore County
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1 year
Annual In-State Tuition (MD)
$4,572
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$13,392
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1 year
Total Credits
36
Annual In-State Tuition (MD)
$4,572
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$13,392
Earn your General Studies degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in General Studies
General Studies is an interdisciplinary approach to education. Students will study a curriculum that includes the physical sciences, humanities, fine arts, and social sciences. More employers are seeking applicants with an interdisciplinary understanding of industries to manage the nuances of the workplace according to a recent study from Burning Glass Technologies. Career opportunities include, administrative specialist, general manager, and nonprofit program manager.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Maryland Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$127
Credits
36
Annual Tuition Total
$4,572
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$372
Credits
36
Annual Tuition Total
$13,392
Frequently Asked Questions
What is College Collective?

College Collective is a directory of low-cost, fully-online degrees offered by community colleges around the country. Created by a team of higher education experts and technologists, we are a free resource for learners seeking to further their education and advance their careers. Community colleges do not pay to be listed in College Collective.


What is a certificate?

A certificate is a postsecondary credential granted in a specific field of study. Students typically complete certificate programs within six months to a year. Certificates validate one’s knowledge and skills when applying to jobs, and some credits may be used to transfer to degree programs at the same or another institution.

What do I need to be successful in earning my degree online?

A reliable internet connection and a personal computer.

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About This College
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Community College of Baltimore County
Established in 1957, Community College of Baltimore County is a community college in Baltimore County Maryland.
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Accreditation
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Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Founded in 1887, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Its headquarters are in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.