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Fast Paths to Credit

UMGC recognizes that college-level learning doesn't only happen in the classroom.

We recognize that college-level learning happens in many places outside of the classroom—whether it's on the job, in the military, or through life or volunteer experiences. At University of Maryland Global Campus, you can earn credit for your experiences.

Credit for What You Know

Explore the ways you can create a fast path to a degree at UMGC.

Earn Credit for Online Courses

UMGC accepts course credit from organizations like Sophia Learning, StraighterLine, and Speak with a transfer advisor to see how these credits fit into your program plan and to learn about the full list of course providers.

Estimate Credits with Transferology

See if your previous courses, standardized exams, and military experience transfer to UMGC. Create an account on Transferology and estimate how many credits can transfer to a bachelor's degree or undergraduate certificate.

Contact Us

Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you’re a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

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