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Build an academic foundation, on your schedule

CCBC Online’s Communication and Creative Arts programs will challenge you to open your mind, think independently and hone your communication skills in a flexible, affordable format.

With the guidance of our dedicated faculty, you’ll learn a variety of social, historical, and cultural concepts that will help you address complex challenges we face in the contemporary world.

Whether you want to want to build a strong academic foundation or want to hone soft skills essential for the workforce, liberal and creative arts programs will help you succeed in your education, career and life.

CCBC’s Online Communication and Creative Arts programs are a great fit if you:
  • Enjoy learning other perspectives in an online setting
  • Value communication, expression and creativity
  • Want a strong, yet flexible academic foundation that leads to multiple career paths
  • Looking to transfer to a 4-year school

CCBC offers these Communication and Creative Arts online degree options:

Program Credential Delivery Method Time to Completion
Communication and Media Studies Associate of Arts Fully online 2 years
Creative Writing Associate of Arts Fully online 2 years
English Associate of Arts Fully online 2 years
Interpreter Preparation Associate of Arts
Fully online
2 years
Interpreter Preparation Credit Certificate
Fully online
18 months
CCBC also offers these program onsite. Choose the option that’s best for you!


State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

CCBC is authorized to offer online classes to out-of-state students.

As a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) is approved to offer online learning courses and programs to students in all NC-SARA states. This agreement allows students to have a wider variety of education offerings as well as improved resolution of student complaints. Please note that, currently, California is not an NC-SARA state, but CA students attending CCBC still can receive Title IV funds.

For a list of higher education contacts to resolve complaints per state, please use the U.S. Department of Education site. Choose the state that you are in, and then search for the Higher Education contact.