Business & Management Academics

Online Management Degrees and Certificates for Specialized industries

Gain a competitive edge by earning a focused  degree or certificate in industry management.

Choose from management degrees and certificates 1 in specialized industries, including healthcare, higher education, information technology, nonprofit organizations, associations and public safety.

Healthcare Management Academic Programs

Nearly half of the 20 fastest-growing occupations are related to healthcare. 2 UMUC's healthcare management degrees can prepare you for a leadership role in this booming industry.

Higher Education Management Academic Programs

If you aspire to lead effectively and advance in administration at a community college, UMUC's has a doctorate in higher education for you.

IT Management Academic Programs

UMUC's IT management programs will provide you with the credentials you need, as well as the technical, operational and problem-solving skills for career advancement.

Nonprofit Management Academic Programs

Learn the specialized skills to manage in the nonprofit sector or at an association with a degree from UMUC.

Public Safety Management Academic Programs

With an abundance of law enforcement, firefighting, emergency management and homeland security opportunities, UMUC is located where the public safety jobs are. Our faculty-practitioners bring real-world experience to the classroom, giving you a practical, applicable public safety education.

1 View gainful employment disclosures for certificates.
2 Source: Occupational Employment Projections to 2020, Monthly Labor Review, Bureau of Labor Statistics, January 2012.
3 Requires on-site residencies. Available for out-of-state students only.
4 Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Projections Overview, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
5 Source: Based on a Burning Glass International study of U.S. public safety management job postings in 2013.

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By the Numbers


new healthcare jobs projected to be created by 2020 4


of IT management job listings require a bachelor's degree or higher 5


D.C.'s metropolitan area ranks third in the U.S. for management jobs 5