Online Master's Degrees for Veterans
Take your education and your career to the next level with a graduate degree from a university that understands veterans' educational needs.
At University of Maryland University College, you can earn your master's degree in a high-growth area and be ready to take the next big step in your career. Nearly all programs are available entirely online. Or if you prefer to learn on-site, hybrid courses—combining online and on-site learning—are available.
Most Popular Master's Degrees for Veterans
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UMUC's award-winning MBA will help you develop key managerial competencies—critical thinking, team building, decision making and ethical leadership—that can be applied in any type of business. A one-year option offers the same curriculum in a concentrated format.
Master of Science in Cybersecurity
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity uses a multi-disciplinary approach—drawing from fields such as management, law, science, business, technology, and psychology—to provide students with the knowledge and skills to protect an organization's cyber assets. Explore prevention, detection, countering, and recovering from cyber incidents. Courses include human aspects in cyber security, prevention, and protection strategies, and cyber crime investigation and digital forensics.
Master of Science in Information Technology, Information Assurance Specialization
The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Information Assurance introduces the ethical, legal, and policy issues associated with information security and covers the principles of data protection, network security, and computer forensics. Learn network and internet security, intrusion detection and prevention, computer forensics, cryptology, and data protection. UMUC has been designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
Master of Science in Management, Human Resource Management Specialization
The Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Human Resource Management covers issues, policies, and procedures involved in effectively managing people. Learn the theory, research, knowledge, and procedures used by HR executives, generalists, and specialists. The courses examine traditional functions, such as staffing, compensation, training, and change management, plus emerging disciplines, such as human resource information systems and employee security.
Master of Science in Management, Intelligence Management specialization
The Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Intelligence Management covers the intelligence community with an emphasis on leadership, management, and cross-agency collaboration. Gain an analytical understanding of legal and ethical principles that guide the intelligence community and learn how to manage the intelligence process using technological advances and human resources to prevent crime and enhance national security.
Many More Programs to Choose From
Programs are available in a wide range of fields, including Business and Management, Cyber Security, Education and Teaching, Healthcare and Science, Information Technology and Computer Science, Liberal Arts and Communications, and Public Safety.
Double Your Impact
Our dual-degree options make it possible for you to earn second master's degree by taking as few as three additional courses and make an even greater impact.
Additional Programs Offered Overseas
UMUC Europe and UMUC Asia students may enroll in any online degree or certificate program. In addition, special division-specific programs are available on-site overseas. See the full list of UMUC Asia programs and UMUC Europe programs.
Interested in Earning a Doctorate?
If you want to take your education beyond your master's degree, check out the Doctor of Management.