Pursue a doctoral degree at University of Maryland University College to achieve expertise and reach the pinnacle of your career.

UMUC's doctorates offer the exceptional scholarship, distinguished faculty, and dissertation support of traditional programs but with greater flexibility, shorter residencies, and a special emphasis on knowledge you can apply right away. Gain the ultimate credential and bring more leadership to the table with a doctorate that aligns with your professional life and accommodates your busy schedule at UMUC.

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With our Program Comparison Tool, you can evaluate as many as three degrees, specializations, and certificates side by side. Explore program descriptions, cost, transfer credit, program formats, course content, and more. Found your program? Use our Time and Tuition Estimator to get your estimated tuition, fees, and graduation date.

10 Tips for Time Management

Here are some short and simple pointers to help you develop a detailed time management plan.

  1. Get to know your syllabus.
  2. Make a to-do list and prioritize your work.
  3. Use time management tools, such as a calendar or planner.
  4. Allow time to learn new technology.
  5. Limit distractions when you study, such as your e-mail, phone, and TV.
  6. Communicate with your instructor in a timely manner.
  7. Involve family and friends in your education journey.
  8. Make time for yourself by taking breaks to recharge.
  9. Don't try to do it all at once.
  10. Evaluate your plan and be open to trying new strategies.