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Master's Degrees

Online Master's Degrees for the Military

Bolster your military training and career with a graduate degree from a university that understands the military.

At University of Maryland University College, you have the flexibility you need to complete a graduate degree entirely online at your own pace, so you don't have to put your education on hold during your military service, even if you're deployed.

Most Popular Master's Degrees
for Military Personnel

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

UMUC's Master of Business Administration degree will help you develop key managerial competencies—critical thinking, team building, decision making and ethical leadership—that you can apply in any type of business. Develop a broad skill set in finance, marketing, operations, systems thinking, and other areas that employers demand.

Master of Science in Health Care Administration

The Master of Science in Health Care Administration1 can prepare you for a leadership role in one of today’s fastest-growing fields. Learn how to produce effective healthcare outcomes and impact ethical decision making in healthcare settings while solving complex healthcare challenges.

Master of Science in Information Technology, Information Assurance Specialization

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Information Assurance introduces the ethical, legal, and policy issues associated with information security and covers the principles of data protection, network security, and computer forensics. Learn network and internet security, intrusion detection and prevention, computer forensics, cryptology, and data protection. UMUC has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Master of Science in Management, Human Resource Management Specialization

The Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Human Resource Management covers issues, policies, and procedures involved in effectively managing people. Learn the theory, research, knowledge, and procedures used by HR executives, generalists, and specialists. The courses examine traditional functions, such as staffing, compensation, training, and change management, plus emerging disciplines, such as human resource information systems and employee security.


The Master of Science in Management offers specializations in Air and Space Strategic Studies, Army Operations and National Security, Joint Military Strategy, Marine Corps Operations, and Naval Operations and National Security. These programs align with Field and Staff Colleges programs, allowing for up 18 transfer credits to be applied toward the master's degree at UMUC.

1 Check with your education center to confirm this degree meets your military career requirements and that you can use tuition assistance.

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Additional Programs Offered Overseas

UMUC Europe and UMUC Asia students may enroll in any online degree or certificate program. In addition, special division-specific programs are available on-site overseas. See the full list of UMUC Asia programs and UMUC Europe programs.