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Master’s Degrees & Doctorates

Online MBA, Master's Degrees and Doctorates

Prepare to lead with an online MBA, master's in business or doctor of management.

Many of UMUC's online business degrees can be customized with specializations, allowing you to create a master's degree that aligns with your career goals.

Business and Management Master's Degrees

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 Accounting and Financial Management

With the master's in Accounting and Financial Management, you can prepare for high-level positions in accounting and financial management.

Career paths include CFO, controller or financial manager. The degree may also prepare you for the Certified Public Accountant exam, depending on your prior coursework and experience. Dual degree options are available with the master's in Accounting and Information Systems or the master's in Financial Management and Information Systems.

Master of Science in Accounting and Information Systems

Choose the master's in Accounting and Information Systems if you're interested in senior-level or technical career paths, such as systems auditor, IT auditor or accounting information systems consultant.

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The degree may also prepare you for the Certified Public Accountant exam, depending on your prior coursework and experience. Because the curriculum aligns with the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) model, graduates qualify for one year of work experience toward the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation. A dual degree option is available with the master's in Accounting and Financial Management.

Master of Science in Data Analytics

Earn a master's in Data Analytics to gain a competitive edge in the fast-growing field that leverages big data to inform business decisions.

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Learn how to harness the power of big data and inform business decisions and become an invaluable resource in your organization. Emphasizing real-world practical knowledge, the program will prepare you to leverage sophisticated, industry-standard software to refine technical skills in data mining, predictive modeling and visual analytics. An MBA can be added with as few as three additional courses.

Master of Science in Financial Management and Information Systems

The master's in Financial Management and Information Systems can prepare you for a career that combines information technology and corporate or public finance.

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Career paths include senior-level or technical positions as CFO, CIO, systems liaison or systems consultant. Dual degree options are available with an MBA or a master's in Accounting and Financial Management.

Master of Science in Health Care Administration

Prepare for a leadership role in one of the fastest-growing fields in today's economy with a master's in Health Care Administration.

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Learn how to produce effective healthcare outcomes and effect ethical decision making in healthcare settings while solving complex healthcare challenges. An MBA can be added with as few as three additional courses.

Master of Science in Information Technology

Gain a broad technical education in current and evolving technologies as you learn the business impacts of IT with the master's in Information Technology.

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Business and management specializations include homeland security management, project management and telecommunications management. An MBA can be added with as few as three additional courses.

Master of International Management

Help your business become more competitive globally with the master's in International Management.

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Learn how to assess international markets, create marketing and business plans and manage global business risk. Specializations include international emergency management, international enterprise management, international financial management and international marketing management. An MBA can be added with as few as three additional courses.

Master of Science in Management

The master's in Management allows you to combine a broad management education with specialized knowledge and skills for your field or industry. Choose from the following specializations:

  • Accounting
  • Acquisition and Supply Chain Management
  • Criminal Justice Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Financial Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Homeland Security Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems and Services
  • Intelligence Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies in Management
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit and Association Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Relations

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The Master of Science in Management curriculum features 15 credits of core coursework, including a 3-credit capstone course, and 21 credits of coursework from one of the program specializations. Depending on the specialty you choose, an MBA can be added with as few as three additional courses.

Business and Management Doctorates

Doctor of Management

Designed for executive-level working professionals, the Doctor of Management 1 emphasizes management theory and strategic thinking, organizational leadership and change, research and innovation and sustainability in the global business environment.

Doctor of Management in Community College Policy
and Administration

Designed for college faculty and administrators who aspire to lead effectively and advance in administrative careers, the Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration 1, 2 offers a cohort format with the same group of students throughout the program. The doctorate can be completed in three years.

1 Requires on-site residencies.
 2 Available for out-of-state students only.

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UMUC's MBA Covers Broad Range of Business Disciplines

Learn how UMUC teaches key managerial competencies that can be applied in any type of business.

Doctoral Program Opens Doors

Alumna Anne Davis reflects on how the doctoral program gave her a new lens through which to see the world.

Dual Degree Options

Double your marketability by adding a second business and management master's degree with as few as three additional courses. 

Combine accounting and finance degrees or add an MBA to select programs. View dual degree options.

tom-scheller-alumnus "I was totally impressed with my master's program. All of my professors had a tremendous amount of tactical knowledge from the real world. They were continuously available to answer questions, and they fueled my personal desire to continue to learn more."

Thomas Scheller

Clinical Manager, Children’s National Medical Center
BS in Finance, '08; MS in Financial Management, '10; MBA, '11

Doctoral Students Showcase

Check out our slideshow of images from our doctoral candidates' recent thesis presentations.