University of Maryland Global Campus can help you prepare for a career in healthcare, environmental management, or biotechnology. We offer lifetime career services and resources and can advise you on how to select a major that aligns with your skills, talents, and career goals.
Prepare to Advance in Healthcare or Laboratory Sciences
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Why Study Healthcare or Science at UMGC
- Pursue an in-demand healthcare degree: If you want to help others, consider one of UMGC's programs in fast-growing healthcare fields like nursing or healthcare administration.
- Go green with environmental management: UMGC's curriculum offers an interdisciplinary approach to environmental management that includes management of air, land, and water; pollution control; policies and regulations; and environmental health and safety.
- Complete your science degree online: Prepare for a career in pharmaceutical, agricultural, or biomedical research. UMGC's biotechnology and lab management programs are designed for transfer students who already hold an associate's degree in science.
- Study in an accredited program: UMGC's Master of Science in Health Informatics Administration is accredited by the Commission for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM is an independent organization that accredits health informatics and health information management degree programs.
Healthcare & Science Quick Facts
Source: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | "Employment of New Nurse Graduates and Employer Preferences for Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses," American Association of Colleges of Nursing, November 1, 2013. | 2013
Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce | "Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020" | 2013
Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce | "America's Divided Recovery: College haves and Have-Nots" | 2016
- Top 50 Best Online Master's in Health Administration Programs | UMGC's Master of Science in healthcare administration program | Online Masters | 2018
- Best Value College | Master of Science in Health Care Administration Program | College Values Online | 2016
- Best Online Master's in Health Informatics Degrees, 2016 | College Choice | 2016
- 20 Best Online Bachelor in Healthcare Management Degree Programs | TheBestSchools.org | 2013
- Outstanding Online Program | Online Learning Consortium | 2013
- Outstanding Continuing Education Student Award | Michael Dayton, Master of Science in Biotechnology student | University Professional and Continuing Education Association, Mid-Atlantic Region | 2012
I had been applying for positions as a clinical site specialist on and off for two years without success or even many callbacks. But I got a new job as a clinical site specialist just two months after receiving my degree.
Biotechnology Bachelor's Degree