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Advanced Management
Undergraduate Certificate

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


Successful managers today require a strong balance of managerial skills and the relationship-building soft skills to manage those who are completing the work. The online undergraduate certificate program in advanced management at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help you build expertise by applying best practices to decision-making, problem–solving, and relationship-building in real workplace scenarios. The curriculum covers management principles and organizational dynamics for today’s global, multicultural, and virtual organizations.

Program Highlights

Today, many workplaces require knowledge of management principles from multiple disciplines. This program can help you gain that expertise through a flexible course of study focused on decision making, problem solving, and leadership.

Required Courses

Take the following four required courses:


  • (3 Credits, BMGT 160)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 484)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 317)

Choose two courses from the following:


  • (3 Credits, ACCT 301)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 305)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 335)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 365)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 380)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 464)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 465)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 496)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)

  • (3 Credits, FINC 330)

  • (3 Credits, FINC 331)

  • (3 Credits, HRMN 300)

  • (3 Credits, HRMN 302)

  • (3 Credits, HRMN 367)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)

  • (3 Credits, MRKT 310)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you prepare for supervisory or midlevel management positions.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 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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Project Management
Undergraduate Certificate

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


The online project management undergraduate certificate program at University of Maryland Global Campus will help you advance your skills and prepare you for supervisory and mid-level management positions. Learn to bring a project full cycle from initiation to development and completion. Work hands-on with federal contracts using a variety of tools designed specifically for project management.

Program Highlights

This program can help you upgrade your skills with theoretical and practical knowledge to advance to a higher level. It is especially helpful for those who are project managers or project team members or otherwise assigned to project teams.

Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 487)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 488)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 438)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 441)
  • Two supporting electives chosen from the following:

    • (3 Credits, BMGT 317)

    • (3 Credits, BMGT 339)

    • (3 Credits, BMGT 365)

    • (3 Credits, BMGT 484)

    • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for supervisory and midlevel management positions that involve project management and team management within a private- or public-sector organization.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 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 Studies
Bachelor of Science

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


Many business, government, public service, and technical environments require knowledge of management principles from multiple disciplines. An online bachelor’s degree in management studies from University of Maryland Global Campus can help you gain that expertise through a curriculum focused on decision-making, problem solving, and management.

Program Highlights
  • Apply management skills: Use your skills to promote communication and quality performance.
  • Encourage diversity: Employ self-reflection and mindfulness of individual and cultural differences.
  • Implement best practices: Design optimal employment practices and encourage team building.
  • Create management plans: Research and develop procedures that ensure organizational performance.
  • Communicate clearly: Learn how to communicate effectively with culturally diverse audiences.
  • Develop your employees: Assess and develop performance measures, feedback, and coaching.
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 160)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 301) or
    (3 Credits, ACCT 220)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 365) or any upper-level ACCT, BMGT, FINC, HRMN, or MRKT course

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 464) or
    (3 Credits, BMGT 465)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 317)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 305)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 304) or any upper-level ACCT, BMGT, FINC, HRMN, or MRKT course

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 484)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 496)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 485)

Related Required Courses

The following may be applied to general education or elective requirements:


  • (3 Credits, ECON 201) or
    (3 Credits, ECON 203)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for an entry-level management position in business, government, public service, and technical environments. It will also help prepare experienced managers or midcareer professionals who are looking to advance their career.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 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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