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Save on Your Bachelor's
with Bright Horizons & UMGC

Program Benefits
  • $291 Per Credit
    for Undergraduate Programs
  • $50 Savings
    with App Fee Waiver
  • Additional Savings
    with Tech Fee Waiver


Online Degrees for Working Adults

Your employer has teamed up with Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions® and University of Maryland Global Campus to provide you with an achievable and affordable path to a bachelor's degree. The Bright Horizons Education Access™ program offers reduced pricing and waived application and technology fees for undergraduate degree programs.

Explore Program Benefits

  • Online bachelor's degrees in some of today's most in-demand fields
  • Reduced pricing, which means you'll pay only $291 per credit for undergraduate programs
  • A career-focused curriculum you can complete entirely online
  • Enrollment support, including a virtual, streamlined admissions process that does not require the SAT®1 or ACT
  • A full suite of student services, including tutoring and mentoring
  • Flexible transfer credit policies so you can earn your degree faster

Boost Your Career Potential

Choose from a variety of career-focused online degree programs in these subject areas.

Get Started and Register

It’s easy to get started. Whether you're focused on advancing your career or continuing your education, UMGC offers the ideal program to help you reach your goal.


Meet with Bright Horizons: Bright Horizons Education Access participants must complete and submit their tuition assistance application online. Have questions? Schedule a session with an expert Bright Horizons Education Access student success coach.


Apply for admission to UMGC: Complete the online application for admission. It typically takes about 10 minutes. Be sure to select your employer or organization on the application form.


Provide your letter of credit: Submit a Letter of Credit to before you start your courses each term. Be sure to use the $291 per credit tuition rate. If you are using tuition reimbursement, you do not need to submit a letter of credit.


Verify your employment: Complete a tuition benefits verification form for each term that you plan to enroll in courses. Be sure to fill out the proper form. UMGC has a separate verification form for employees/members and spouses/dependents.


Earn credit for your education and eligible experience: Submit your official transcripts from any previous institutions of higher education.


Register for classes: Once you're admitted to UMGC, you will receive a student ID (EmplID) so you can register for courses online. Check the schedule of classes to view courses, and then register for classes online using the MyUMGC Student Portal.

About UMGC

We were founded more than 70 years ago specifically to serve the higher education needs of working adults and servicemembers. Today, we continue our global tradition with online and hybrid courses, more than 175 classroom and service locations worldwide, and more than 125 degrees and certificates backed by the reputation of a state university and the University System of Maryland.

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Get all of the information you need to begin your undergraduate or graduate program at University of Maryland Global Campus. Please complete and submit the form below. Complete this form to have an advisor contact you.

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