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Find the right UMGC degree, specialization, or certificate for your professional and educational goals. Use the compare option to decide between multiple programs of interest.

Informatics
Graduate Certificate

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


You can strengthen your technical skills as you learn the business of IT by earning an online certificate in informatics at University of Maryland Global Campus. This program gives you a strong foundation in all major categories of IT management and can help you develop advanced skills in networking, security, software development, databases, web design, and IT acquisitions.

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, ITEC 610)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)

  • (3 Credits, DBST 651)

  • (3 Credits, INFA 610)

  • (3 Credits, IMAT 637)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
15
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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Bioinformatics
Graduate Certificate

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


With an online bioinformatics graduate certificate from University of Maryland Global Campus, you can work toward becoming a qualified bioinformatics professional for a public or private-sector organization. Bioinformatics is the intersection of biology, computer science, and mathematics. In this program, you'll gain real-world experience in these areas and learn from case studies of biotechnology companies tackling real challenges.

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, BIOT 630)

  • (3 Credits, BIFS 613)

  • (3 Credits, BIFS 614)

  • (3 Credits, BIFS 617)

  • (3 Credits, DBST 651)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for high-demand work in bioinformatics science in a corporate, government, and/or academic environment.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have a background in biology, molecular biology, mathematics, and/or computer science as well as statistics and computer programming.

Total Program Credits
15
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
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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IT: Informatics
Master's Specialization

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


Build a strong foundation in all major categories of IT management, so you can take your career in any direction you choose. In the online IT master's specialization in informatics at University of Maryland Global Campus, you'll acquire the knowledge to become a valuable asset to any organization. Develop advanced skills in networking, security, software development, databases, web design, and IT acquisitions.

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)
    (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, ITEC 610)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 640)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, SWEN 603)

  • (3 Credits, DBST 651)

  • (3 Credits, SWEN 645)

  • (3 Credits, INFA 610)

  • (3 Credits, IMAT 637)

  • (3 Credits, IMAT 639)

  • (3 Credits, IMAT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in all major areas of IT management, including networking, security, software development, databases, web design, and IT acquisitions.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
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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