University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a world leader in innovative educational models, with award-winning online programs in disciplines that are in high demand in today’s increasingly technical, global workplace. They include biotechnology, cybersecurity, data analytics, business, and information technology. UMUC offers open access with a global footprint and a specific mission: to meet the higher education needs of adult learners whose responsibilities may include jobs, family, and military service.
UMUC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, a doctoral program, and certificate programs online and at more than 20 locations in the Maryland-Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The university is renowned for its distinguished faculty of scholar-practitioners, online student support services, and flexible course schedules. Through its acclaimed Maryland Completion Scholarship, the university offers graduates of Maryland community colleges a pathway to a four-year degree for a total cost of $20,000—including community college tuition. UMUC also serves the educational needs of the U.S. military in more than 20 countries around the world. A pioneer in distance education, UMUC is harnessing the power of learning science and technology to deliver a valued education that is affordable and accessible.