Workplace Learning Program: Eligibility and Application Process

(1) Eligibility

You are eligible for the Workplace Learning program once the following criteria has been met:

  • You are an undergraduate, degree-seeking student at the University of Maryland Global Campus. 
  • You have completed 30 credits, 6 of which must have been completed at UMGC.
  • You have completed 9 credits of coursework in the discipline of the co-op position. For example, if you plan to earn WKPL credit in Human Resources, you should have at least 9 credits in business management, preferably in human resources-related courses.
  • You must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better at UMGC (cumulative)
  • You have checked with an academic advisor and have a completed official evaluation on file

(2) Apply To The Program

Once you have met eligibility requirements for the Workplace Learning program and secured a work opportunity, you can apply by logging in to MyUMGC and going to Workplace Learning.
At this point in the process, if you don't qualify for the program, you'll receive a message. If you have questions, please contact Workplace Learning via email at, or call 800-888-8682

Note: After your application is accepted, you will need to submit a Workplace Learning Proposal form - please see the following link: Learning Proposal Guidelines