Liberal arts programs at University of Maryland University College focus on providing you with a well-rounded education that can be easily customized with a variety of minors and specializations. A degree in liberal arts, communication, or humanities can help you develop vital soft skills to succeed in any industry.

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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.

Why Study Liberal Arts or Communication at UMUC

  • Learn to think critically: UMUC's online programs can help you develop your global perspective, become an innovative thinker, and solve complex problems.
  • Become an effective communicator: Build the foundational competencies employers want, including communication, interpersonal skills, research, and analysis. Communication skills like active listening, speaking, reading comprehension, critical thinking, and writing are highly valued in the job market. Source
  • Choose from a variety of career paths: A liberal arts, communication, or humanities degree provides practical career preparation applicable to a wide range of industries.

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