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Acquisition & Contract Management
Master of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online master’s degree in acquisition and contract management at University of Maryland Global Campus can help prepare you for careers in government and commercial organizations across multiple industries. Learn to navigate ongoing demands for the implementation of performance-based contracts and competitive sourcing. The program addresses many challenges faced by government contracting for specialized acquisitions, including contracts for services, research and development, and information technology.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Take the following courses in the order listed:

Foundation Course


  • (6 Credits, DCL 600M)

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, ACM 610)

  • (6 Credits, ACM 620)

  • (6 Credits, ACM 630)
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  • (6 Credits, ACM 670)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 605) to improve your computing skills. We recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 601) to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Management: Financial Management
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


In the online master’s in management specialization in financial management at University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll study management principles and learn about the specialized skills in financial decision making that are essential to the core functions of every organization. Learn how to make high-level decisions that can impact an organization's current operations and financial future.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 610)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 615)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, FIN 610)

  • (3 Credits, FIN 615)

  • (3 Credits, FIN 620)

  • (3 Credits, FIN 630)

  • (3 Credits, FIN 640)

  • (3 Credits, FIN 645)

  • (3 Credits, FIN 660)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for a leadership position in financial management in areas such as financial planning, financial analysis, investments analysis, loans, and consulting.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 640). If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650).
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Management: Project Management
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online master's in management specialization in project management at University of Maryland Global Campus provides a solid knowledge base that facilitates further preparation for various professional certification exams. Our courses allow you to develop advanced business management skills while building expertise in traditional, agile, and hybrid project management. Through your specialization courses, you’ll learn how to use hard and soft skills to manage projects with varying sizes and levels of complexity while your core management courses will give you the tools you need to take on leadership roles in any work environment.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 635)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 637)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 638)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 639)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 641)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 650)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in project coordination, project management, and potentially program management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 640).

If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650). Taking
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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