Fall 2013—Graduate

Graduate Tuition Per Credit

Note: Tuition rates are subject to the approval of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents. They may be changed, or other charges may be included, as a result of the Board of Regents decisions. Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other university publication, the university reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the university and the USM Board of Regents.

Standard Master's Degree and Resident Teacher Certification Programs

Maryland residents


Nonresidents of Maryland


Military *


* Active-duty military personnel and their spouses, those in the Selected Reserves, members of National Guard units, and some dependent children of active-duty military personnel are eligible for the military rate. Commissioned Corps members of the uniformed services (the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and their spouses and some dependent children are also included under the military rate. In addition, honorably discharged veterans who reside in or are domiciled in Maryland are eligible for the Maryland resident tuition rate. Please see sections IV. C, D and E of the USM residency policy at http://www.umsa.umd.edu/regents/bylaws/SectionVIII/VIII270.html for specific details.

Master of Business Administration (MBA),** Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy, Master of Science in Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigations, and Master  of Science Data Analytics.

(regardless of residency)


Doctor of Management (DM)


Note: Golden ID benefits may not be applied to GMBA or MBA courses, MS in cybersecurity programs or doctoral-level courses.

** If the student maintains continuous enrollment in the MBA program, the same tuition rate will apply for each semester until the program is completed.

Graduate Tuition Per Program for Executive Programs

Note: Tuition for graduate Executive Programs generally includes the cost of tuition, books, library skills course and instructional materials. Neither tuition remission for USM employees nor Golden ID benefits may be used for the Executive Programs.

Certificate for Chief Information Officers (CIO)


Tuition is payable on the following schedule: $7,086 before each seminar*


*A deposit of $500 is required after applications are accepted to reserve a place in the class. The balance of the first tuition payment is due before the start of Seminar I.

Graduate Tuition Per Noncredit Course

UCSP 615 Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC


UCSP 601, 620, 621, and 630


Note: Financial aid, the Golden ID program, and USM remission of fees may not be applied to noncredit courses.


Application for Admission (non-refundable and incurred when application is submitted)

Doctor of Management


All other graduate programs




Technology Fee*


Per credit


*Technology fee does not apply to MBA, DM, Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Policy, Data Analytics and Executive Programs courses.



Regular service (per copy)


*Please note: Golden ID students (Maryland residents only) are eligible for remission of tuition only. All other fees continue to apply.

Note: The Board of Regents has authorized the university to charge a student's delinquent account for all collection costs incurred by the university. The normal collection fee is 17 percent plus attorney and/or court costs. The service charge for a dishonored check is $30. Requests for services (for example, transcripts, diplomas, withdrawals) will be denied until all debts are paid.

All graduate students are required to pay graduate tuition for all graduate courses in which they are enrolled.