Fall 2010—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 $445
Nonresidents of Maryland $659
Military * $445

* Active-duty military personnel and their spouses, those in the Selected Reserve and members of the Maryland National Guard are eligible for Maryland resident tuition rate. Some dependent children of active duty military personnel and some veterans 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 and Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy
(regardless of residency) $694
Doctor of Management (DM) $1,087
Executive Graduate Rates (EMBA) $1,181
Note: Golden ID benefits may not be applied to GMBA or MBA courses or doctoral-level courses.


Graduate Tuition Per Program for Executive Programs

Note: Tuition for graduate Executive Programs generally includes the cost of tuition, books, library skills course, instructional materials and (for the MBA) an international study trip—except for airfare. Neither tuition remission for USM employees nor Golden ID benefits may be used for the Executive Programs.

Master of Business Administration   
Tuition is payable on the following schedule: $7,086 before each seminar* $49,602
Certificate for Chief Information Officers (CIO)  
Tuition is payable on the following schedule: $7,086 before each seminar* $28,344
*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 611 Introduction to Graduate Library Research Skills $75
UCSP 601, 620, 621, and 630 $225
Note: Financial aid, the Golden ID program, and USM remission of fees may not be applied to noncredit courses.



Application for Admission (nonrefundable)
Doctor of Management $100
All other graduate programs $50
Diploma/Certificate $50
Technology Fee*  
Per credit $13
*Technology fee does not apply to MBA, DM, Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Policy, and Executive Programs courses. Fee is capped at $312 per year.
Regular service (per copy) $10

*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.