EARN A DEGREE ONLINE IN EDUCATION AT UMGC

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    Study Education at an Award-Winning University

    Study Education at an Award-Winning University

    Study Education at an Award-Winning University

    Ongoing advances in technology mean the classroom is evolving, and the demand for qualified teachers and administrators is growing. With a master's degree or a certificate in education and teaching, you can prepare for a leadership role in this exciting and fulfilling field. University of Maryland Global Campus offers

    • Master's degrees in teaching, distance education and e-learning, instructional technology, and learning design and technology
    • Online courses that can help you prepare to teach a diverse student body, assess student strengths and needs, analyze your effectiveness, and maximize learning

    The Master of Arts in Teaching helps students prepare for Maryland certification as a secondary school teacher. Special conditions apply.

    Study at a Respected State University

    Study at a Respected State University

    UMGC is a respected and accredited public state university that offers more than 90 degrees, specializations, and certificates that are designed to fit into the busy lives of working professionals.

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    UMUC Is Now UMGC

    UMUC Is Now UMGC

    We've changed our name to better communicate who we are: a state university with a global reach. University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is now University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC). At UMGC, we serve working adults like you with online programs you can complete no matter where life takes you. Plus, we have more than 170 classroom and service locations throughout the world to help ensure your success.

    Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

    Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

    Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

    We have been serving the higher education needs of the U.S. Armed Forces since 1947. Today, we enroll more than 50,000 active-duty military servicemembers, reservists, veterans, and their family members, and we boast the following accolades:

    • Military Times ranked UMGC as the top public university in its 2020 Best for Vets survey of online and nontraditional colleges and universities
    • Military Times ranked UMGC as the No. 4 cybersecurity program in the United States for 2018

    Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

    Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

    We are committed to helping you find ways to meet, manage, and lower your education costs. You can explore the following options:

    • Scholarships, Federal financial aid, loans, and grants for those who qualify
    • Our interest-free monthly payment plan
    • No-cost electronic resources that have replaced textbooks in nearly every course
    • Tuition assistance and/or veterans education benefits for those who qualify
    • A discount for eligible Federal employees and their spouses and dependents