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Computer Science
Bachelor of Science

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


With an online bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of Maryland Global Campus, you'll learn how to plan, design, develop, and optimize computer software and systems for commercial and government environments. Designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, this versatile program provides students with opportunities for professional development and strong foundational skills in programming languages, software development, complex algorithms, database systems, and data structures.

Program Highlights
  • Stay on the cutting edge: Identify and respond to emerging technology, models, systems, and trends.
  • Work toward quality: Apply logic and mathematical principles to reliable computing systems.
  • Learn with hands-on experience: Design, optimize, and document secure solutions for computing systems.
  • Proactively solve problems: Analyze algorithms, programming languages, compilers, and operating systems.
  • Flex your creativity: Design a virtual stringed musical instrument or build a realistic 3D world.
  • Build concrete skills: Design, implement, test, debug, and document java programs.
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 141)

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 242)

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 310)

  • (3 Credits, SDEV 300)

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 350)

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 330)

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 335)

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 330)

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 320)

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 430)

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 451)

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 495)

Related Required Courses

The following required courses may be applied to general education or elective requirements.


  • (4 Credits, MATH 140)

  • (4 Credits, MATH 141)

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 150)

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 102)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help provide you with a foundation for a career in software architecture or engineering, application software design, or systems analysis, programming, or engineering in corporate organizations and government agencies.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have previous professional programming experience or experience programming as a hobby.

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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Computer Networking
Undergraduate Certificate

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


Perfect for those who want to work as network administrators for business, government, or nonprofit organizations, the undergraduate certificate program in computer networking at University of Maryland Global Campus can provide you with hands-on training in state-of-the-art computer technology. Learn about fundamental aspects of computer troubleshooting, networking, network security, interconnected Cisco devices, and Windows server installation and configuration. Plus, you'll get a chance to choose from upper-level courses so you can tailor your degree to your career goals.

Program Highlights

This program can provide you with hands-on training in state-of-the-art computer technology.

Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 202)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 265)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 320)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 326)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 351)
  • A 3-credit supporting elective chosen from any upper-level CMIT courses
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in network administration for corporate, government, or nonprofit organizations.

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 Information Systems
Bachelor of Science

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


Management information systems are a critical part of the strategic decision-making process in virtually all of today's public and private organizations. Developed by chief information officers and other high-level IT professionals, the online bachelor’s degree in management information systems from University of Maryland Global Campus is well-suited for those looking to move into a management position and bridge the gap between an organization's functional users and its technical developers.

Program Highlights
  • Communicate effectively: Meet expectations for content, purpose, organization, audience, and format.
  • Utilize technology: Use diverse technologies to achieve project–level or organizational information systems goals.
  • Generate insights: Use business intelligence and data analytics tools to generate actionable insights.
  • Analyze new technology: Analyze developments and applications of existing and emerging technologies.
  • Develop requirements: Develop clear and concise technical and functional requirements for information systems.
  • Inform end users: Develop policies, standards, and communications to inform end users on relevant IT issues.
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 301)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 304)

  • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 310)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 311)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 370)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 438)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 461)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 495)

Related Required Course

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


  • (3 Credits, CMIS 102)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you to move into a management position working in information systems management, systems analysis, information technology project management, and information assurance.

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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