University of Maryland University College (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. Offerings include award-winning online programs in high demand disciplines such as biotechnology, cybersecurity, data analytics, business, and information technology.
UMUC is known 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 and fees.
For more than 70 years, UMUC has also served the educational needs of the U.S. military around the world. A pioneer in distance learning, UMUC delivers a valued education that is affordable and accessible.