Online Degree and Certificate Programs at University of Maryland University College

About UMUC's Academic Programs

UMUC offers a broad range of online programs to help you take your career to the next level.

Online and On-Site Degrees and Certificates

A Respected Degree with Global Recognition

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Business & Management

Choose from a wide range of business and management bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and certificates 1 with specializations and minors in today's most popular business disciplines.

Academic programs in business and management include  

Our interdisciplinary business curriculum will help you stand out by building your strengths in leadership, strategic thinking, and communication.

All undergraduate and graduate programs in business and management can be completed online. The doctoral program has an on-site component once per term. 

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Cyber Security

Prepare for a cyber security career in the rapidly growing industry with high-paying jobs. Choose from a broad range of cyber security bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and certificates.1

Academic programs in cyber security include 

Our cutting-edge programs are designed and delivered by cyber security faculty-practitioners and regularly reviewed by industry experts. Plus, our Virtual Security Lab helps you develop hands-on experience and knowledge that can be applied immediately in the workplace.

All cyber security programs can be completed entirely online.

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Education & Teaching

Education jobs are predicted to grow 24 percent by 2020.1 Get ready to start a career in education or take your career as a teacher or school administrator to the next level with UMUC's education and teaching graduate degrees and certificates.2

Graduate programs in education and teaching include

Our teaching programs are specifically designed to meet your needs as a working educator. We also draw on our long history of online education to offer programs in instructional technology and e-learning.

Most education and teaching programs can be completed entirely online. The doctoral program has an on-site component once per term. 

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1 Source: “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020,” Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2013.
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Healthcare & Science

UMUC offers health care and science degrees and certificates 4 to help you prepare for advancement in this fast-growing sector.

The health care and social assistance sector is projected to add 5 million jobs between 2012 and 2022.1 Plus, environmental science job openings are projected to grow by 19 percent between 2010 to 2020,2 and nearly all life, physical, and social science careers require higher education.

Academic programs in health care and science include

Most health care and science programs can be completed entirely online.

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1 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections 2012–2022.
2 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Environmental Scientists and Specialists.
3 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations.
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Information Technology & Computer Science

At UMUC, you'll not only earn an information technology degree or certificate 1—you'll also learn sought-after programming languages and prepare for industry certification exams.

Academic programs in IT and computer science include

Our expansive IT and computer science programs are led by experienced faculty members and are continually updated to reflect employer demand and job market trends.

All IT and computer science programs can be completed entirely online. 

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Liberal Arts & Communications

A liberal arts degree or certificate 1 provides transferable skills and knowledge that can be applied in any career.

Academic programs in liberal arts include

Learn to think critically, become an effective communicator, and prepare for career options in a wide range of industries. 

Nearly all liberal arts and communications programs can be completed entirely online.

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& Communications Programs

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Public Safety

UMUC's public safety degrees and certificates 1 can help you secure your career and prepare to respond to a range of threats. Whether you're interested in criminal justice, emergency management, fire science, or legal studies, UMUC has a career-relevant public safety program.

Academic programs in public safety include

All public safety programs can be completed entirely online. 

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