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Gerontology and Aging Services
Bachelor of Science

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


With an online bachelor’s degree in gerontology and aging services from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll learn about the physiological, social, and psychological aspects of aging, and gain an understanding of programs, services, and policies that impact how we age and live as older adults. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, will provide you with hands-on experiences in the aging services sector in preparation for a career that improves quality of life for this important and growing segment of the population.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, GERO 100)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 301)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 302)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 306)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 311)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 320)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 338)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 342)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 390)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 427)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 486A)
    You must take this Workplace Learning course concurrently with a new internship or work project related to your academic program. Prior program approval is required.

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 a number of gerontological careers in areas that include program management, program and policy analysis, services development, and housing and facilities management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

This program is ideal for individuals who already have some healthcare experience or experience with the aging population.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
To up 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Required internship (can be virtual)
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
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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Health Services Management
Bachelor of Science

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


With an online bachelor’s degree in health services management from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll be provided with core knowledge and competencies for effective management in the dynamic healthcare environment. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, will teach you to think comprehensively and strategically about healthcare trends so you can lead innovation.

Program Highlights

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

Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 300)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 307)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 310)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 320)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 322)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 335)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 372)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 400)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 420)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 435)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 495)

Related Required Courses

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


  • (3 Credits, IFSM 305)

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you to work in the fast-growing field of health services management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program
  • This program is designed for entry-level and midcareer professionals.
  • We recommend that you have an understanding of the healthcare system overall, as well as knowledge of its specific functions and operations.
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)
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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Nursing (RN to BSN)
Bachelor of Science

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


With an online nursing degree from University of Maryland Global Campus, you can obtain your BSN in a program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. This bachelor’s degree program will equip you to serve as a professional nurse in diverse and challenging settings and take on responsibility for client care. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, combines theories with real-world applications to prepare you for a career in nursing leadership roles, clinical research, or public health, or graduate study.

Program Highlights

With an online nursing degree from UMGC, you can go from an RN to a BSN in a program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. This bachelor’s degree program will equip you to serve as a professional nurse in diverse and challenging settings and take on responsibility for client care. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, combines theories with real-world applications to prepare you for a career in clinical research, public health, or graduate study.

Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, NURS 300)

  • (3 Credits, NURS 305)

  • (4 Credits, NURS 362)

  • (3 Credits, NURS 350)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 372)

  • (3 Credits, NURS 420)

  • (3 Credits, NURS 410)

  • (4 Credits, NURS 462)

  • (4 Credits, NURS 485)

Related Required Courses

The following required courses may be applied to general education or elective requirements and may be taken at UMGC (if available) or accepted in transfer:


  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 100)

  • (3 Credits, SOCY 100)

  • (4 Credits, BIOL 230)
  • Anatomy and physiology I with lab
  • Anatomy and physiology II with lab
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for career advancement in clinical research or public health nursing and provides preparation for graduate study in nursing.

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
  • Clinical practice experience required
  • Location restrictions apply
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

UMGC's Bachelor of Science in Nursing for registered nurses (RN to BSN) is only open to students who have an associate's degree in nursing or a diploma from a registered nursing education program that is recognized by the appropriate State Board of Nursing.

Military-Specific Details

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

State-Specific Details

Only available to residents of the following states: AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MS, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV.

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