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Welcome Distance Learning Systems
Students & Graduates!

Program Benefits
  • Transfer Credits
    to a UMGC Degree
  • 50+ DLS Courses
    are Eligible for Transfer


Earn UMGC credits for Distance Learning Systems coursework.

University of Maryland Global Campus is pleased to offer undergraduate and graduate academic programs through the UMGC-Distance Learning Systems education alliance. Through this program, current students and graduates of Distance Learning Systems may be eligible to earn UMGC credit for Distance Learning Systems courses.

Program Details

UMGC will award transfer credit to students and graduates who complete Distance Learning Systems courses.

Choose from 52 college credit courses with Distance Learning Systems. Transfer up to 90 credits to UMGC. For a listing of Distance Learning Systems courses and their UMGC equivalents, view the course equivalency table below.

Course Equivalencies

These equivalencies are subject to change without notice. Please contact a UMGC academic advisor at or call (800) 888-8682 to confirm equivalency before enrolling in any courses.

The UMGC Experience

We offer the best of both worlds—a convenient online education from a respected state university. Our career-focused degree and certificate programs are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a more valued member of the team. Plus, our courses are specifically created to be delivered within a fully collaborative online classroom that prepares your employees with skills and knowledge.

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.


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.


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.

Registration Note

Request your transcripts from Distance Learning Systems by using their transcript request form.

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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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