Workplace Learning Program

Earn up to 15 credits by demonstrating new skills you learn on the job while you are studying at UMUC. Apply classroom theory to real-world professional projects, and earn credits for upper-level courses.

To participate in the program, you'll enter a learning agreement with your employer and a faculty mentor. You'll submit academic assignments about your Workplace Learning experience and earn up to 6 credits each semester.

Note: Standard tuition rates apply. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be an undergraduate degree-seeking student at UMUC
  • Have completed 30 credits, 6 of which must have been completed at UMUC
  • Have completed 9 credits of coursework in the discipline of the position. For example, if you plan to earn credit in human resources, you should have at least 9 credits in business management, preferably in human resources-related courses.
  • Have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or better at UMUC
  • Have checked with an academic advisor and have a completed official evaluation on file

Apply to the Program

After you have met the eligibility requirements and secured a work opportunity, you can apply by logging into MyUMUC and completing the Workplace Learning application.

After your application is accepted, you will submit a learning proposal.