University of Maryland University College specializes in educating busy professionals like you. We are a respected state university offering career-relevant, affordable education that fits your life. You can earn most degrees entirely online or choose from on-site classes around the country and the world. You won't have to wait for graduation for your degree to start making a difference in your career. At UMUC, you build your professional value with each class you take.
Credibility and Recognition
- A member of the University System of Maryland, UMUC is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, providing credibility and recognition to your degree.
- For more than 65 years, UMUC has provided educational opportunities to students around the world, earning a global reputation for excellence.
- We specialize in providing career-relevant online higher education opportunities to busy professionals.
- We offer 90+ degrees, specializations, and certificates in today's most in-demand fields.
- With classes taught by faculty with real-world experience, our programs focus on practical, applicable skills and knowledge that you can apply right away on the job.
Convenience and Value
- We deliver the affordable tuition rates of a nonprofit, public state university paired with the convenience of online classes.
- We offer classes at 20+ locations in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia.
- Most of our students work full time while attending school, so we've designed flexible options to help you learn on your schedule and accelerate your degree.
- We offer a suite of student services to help you succeed, including a career center, tutoring and mentoring, 24-hour tech support, and much more.
Dedication to Military Servicemembers, Veterans, and Their Families
- With divisions in Asia and Europe and a presence on military installations in more than 20 countries and territories, UMUC is a leading provider of education services to the U.S. military.
- UMUC was the first American university to educate U.S. military personnel overseas, and we proudly carry on this heritage, winning many awards recognizing our dedication to educating servicemembers.