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Message from the President

President Cynthia BambaraWelcome to Allegany College of Maryland, a two-year public college that offers you a world-class education in a caring environment.  Many doors will open to you while you are here and lead to professional opportunities after graduation or further studies at a four-year institution. Whether you are seeking an affordable route to a bachelor’s degree, credentials for the workplace or personal enrichment, ACM has something to offer you.

The ACM website will enable you to learn more about the extensive programs and services we offer. Below are just a few highlights:

ACM offers over 90 associate degrees, certificates and letters of recognition that provide our graduates with credentials that allow them entry or further advancement in the workplace. The College’s career and technical programs provide cutting-edge training for the tri-state area.

ACM offers more than 35 associate degree transfer programs and patterns that allow our graduates to continue toward a bachelor’s degree at four-year colleges and universities in the state and region, saving them thousands of dollars. Agreements with numerous institutions make for a seamless transition.

ACM hosts an extensive program of professional development and personal enrichment through our wide variety of continuing education courses and training. Offerings in health care and human services, professional development, workforce development and community services present everyone an opportunity for life-long learning.

ACM provides ample support services to help students reach their goals. Financial Aid, Scholarships, Disability Services and Learning Support , and Student Success Services, including academic and career counseling and tutoring services, are just a few of the many ways the College promotes student advancement.

ACM makes considerable use of technology to enhance classroom education and extend resources throughout college and within the community. We are a wired college with interactive distance learning classrooms that link our campuses and a growing number of online courses and programs that allow students to take classes from any location.  

With flexible course delivery and five convenient locations, we are committed to providing the tri-state region with an affordable, quality higher education -- a place that is “Touching Lives. Changing Futures.” 

Take the first step toward your future by exploring the ACM website.  Contact us with your questions and let us know how we can help you

All of us at ACM look forward to serving you.


Cynthia Bambara