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4/12/2020 - In light of the developments surrounding the Coronavirus, the MCDA Annual Conference has been cancelled.  

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Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA)
P.O. Box 565
College Park, Maryland  20741 

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MCDA Vision

MCDA’s vision is that all career professionals provide the most effective and efficient services in an ethical manner.

Our Mission

The Maryland Career Development Association’s (MCDA) mission is to promote a forum where career professionals network and share resources to ensure the quality of career services to the standards of the National Career Development Association.


  • A state organization devoted to maintaining and promoting ethical standards and professionalism.
  • A forum for innovative and creative ideas and professional development.
  • A roundtable to increase awareness of the new global workplace and its effect on careers of the future.
  • An opportunity to deal with rapid change that demands flexibility and awareness.

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MCDA Officers

The term for holding offices is July 1 to June 30. To learn more about the positions please visit the volunteer opportunities on the MCDA website or click here to be taken directly to the page.


MCDA is a division of the Maryland Counseling Association (MCA), formerly known as the Maryland Association for Counseling and Development (MACD) which in turn is a branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA). MCDA is a state division of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) which is in turn a division of ACA. When you join MCDA, you will be offered the option to become a member of MCA. While recommended, membership in NCDA and ACA is not required.

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Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA)

P.O. Box 565

College Park, MD 20741

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