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Clinical Mental Health Care
Undergraduate Certificate

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


The online certificate in clinical mental health care at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help prepare you for mental health service jobs that do not require licensure or credentialing. It supports work in direct and indirect client care activities performed under the supervision of a licensed professional (e.g., psychologist, medical doctor, social worker, or rehabilitation therapist) across multiple clinical settings (e.g., hospitals, behavioral health agencies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations). The curriculum provides foundational theoretical and practical coverage of human behavior, mental health, ethics, and current research in the field.

Please note: This certificate is not a licensing credential. It in no way impacts professional state licensure.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 100)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 300)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 301)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 335)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 353)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 436)
Career Preparation
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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Psychology
Bachelor of Science

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


With an online bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll acquire a valuable knowledge base of theory, research, and practice in the psychological sciences. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, gives you the opportunity to analyze human behavior and hone your quantitative skills, communication proficiencies, and analytical and scientific reasoning expertise. Coursework in this program can help you gain skills and knowledge that can serve you well in business, healthcare, and education settings as well as advanced studies in social sciences.

Program Highlights
  • Evaluate research: Describe advantages, limitations, and ethical implications of various research strategies.
  • Solve problems: Use critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems.
  • Analyze psychological practice: Evaluate psychological science and practice based on ethical principles of psychology.
  • Communicate ideas: Communicate knowledge, ideas, arguments, and perspectives with diverse groups.
  • Study diversity: Appraise sociocultural and international diversity and learn how it influences behavior.
  • Work toward your goals: Apply psychology-specific content skills to career readiness and lifetime learning goals.
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 100)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 300)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 301)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 310) or any upper-level PSYC course

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 321)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 335)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 341) or any upper-level PSYC course

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 351) or any upper-level PSYC course

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 353)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 436)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 495)

Related Required Course

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


  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for graduate study, research, or direct services work at a mental health or medical facility. It can also provide useful skills for work in related fields, such as human resources, advertising, customer relations, or program management.

State-Specific Details

Learn more about professional licensure.

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

Learn more about professional licensure as it relates to this program.

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Healthcare Administration
Master of Science

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


Healthcare administrators manage complex organizations that serve diverse individual and community needs. With an online master’s degree in healthcare administration from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll gain the expert knowledge, management skills, and strong professional development you need to seize career opportunities and maximize your potential in this era of rapid healthcare transformation.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement 


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)

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

Management Foundation Courses

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 615)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)
Healthcare Administration Courses

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 600)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 620)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 625)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 630)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 635)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 640)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 645)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 650)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 660)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 665)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, HCAD 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare midcareer healthcare professionals for a leadership role in a dynamic sector that touches every life. Career opportunities are in areas that include department management, health systems analysis, legislative work, and executive leadership in the private sector, professional societies, nonprofit organizations, military, and in all levels of government.

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, HCAD 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 help improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
42
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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