Advancing technology, a passion for helping others, and growing job opportunities appeal to the students who apply to University of Maryland University College's award-winning education and teaching programs.
The Master of Arts in Teaching degree at UMUC is designed for busy professionals who want to become teachers.
Alumna Yolonda Body discusses how she uses learning techniques from UMUC on the job.
My moment was when I was able—because of my undergraduate degree—to apply for a job as a trainer and, under rigorous requirements, get that job. I am now recognized and officially credentialed by the United States of America as a senior technical trainer. That could not have happened without it.
Senior Technical Trainer, Computer Science Corporation
Distance Education and E-Learning Master's Degree with Distance Education Technology Specialization
I think this program is wonderful. It gave me the opportunity to earn the degree without having to spend months on a campus.
Director of Student Leadership Development, Ivy Tech Community College
Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration
I really felt confident in my career and financial security when I realized there was more to instructional technology than teachers doing PowerPoint. The way I taught and related to students changed for the better.
Louisa Puffett, MEd
Master of Education in Instructional Technology