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Online Learning and Distance Education

Take a Class or Earn an Associate's Degree Completely Online


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In 2020, Guide to Online Schools ranked MC #1 in Best Online Community Colleges in Maryland.

Online. Anytime. Anywhere. Join the more than 21,000 students a year taking classes online at MC. Our online courses and degrees give you the convenience of flexible scheduling combined with the same academic rigor and affordability of our on-campus offerings.

Online Degrees, Certificates, and Classes

As a distance learner at MC, you'll have access to online counseling, advising, library resources, tutoring, and more. You're also welcome to use our on-campus facilities anytime.

All courses are taught by expert faculty specially trained in online teaching. Most online courses use Blackboard, an easy-to-use online course software. You can access Blackboard from any device with an internet connection (including your smartphone via the Blackboard app). Learn more about Distance Education at MC.

TBS Best Online Program
MC Named One of the Best
The Best Schools (TBS) has selected Montgomery College as offering one of the best online computer science associate's degree programs, based on the quality of program and range of courses provided, as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation.

Noncredit Online Courses 

 MC's Workforce Development and Continuing Education division offers a wide variety of noncredit online courses to fit your budget, your schedule, and your learning style. 

By the Numbers
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22 degrees and 15 certificates offered fully online
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Unique courses offered in remote format