About Garrett College
At Garrett College, you will find a variety of educational opportunities and an open enrollment policy that offers all students the chance to pursue higher education. Students come here to prepare to earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.), Associate of Science in Engineering (A.S.E.), as well as an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree; transfer to four-year colleges and universities; earn industry-based certificates; experience hands-on learning in professional and career training programs; develop basic skills, or to learn for personal enjoyment.
Garrett College is known as an affordable, public two-year college. Students have the opportunity to learn on our main campus in McHenry or at one of our other locations in Accident, Grantsville, or Oakland.
Garrett College offers nearly 40 programs of study leading to certificates and associate degrees. Programs are offered in the areas of adventure sports, art, biology, business, cybersecurity, engineering, liberal arts, mathematics, natural resources and wildlife technology, science, teacher education, and more. Adventure sports majors now have the option to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Adventure Sports Management from Frostburg State University on the campus of Garrett College. We also partner with regional businesses and other organizations to offer students meaningful work experience as part of their programs of study.