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University of Maryland - Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland

11,781+ students

School Description

UMBC offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a variety of areas of study. The university is divided into three colleges, two schools, as well as its graduate school. Alumni students are allowed to readmit to undergraduate programs and only need to satisfy core classes in order to obtain a second bachelor's degree.

Programs Offered

Applied Mathematics
students will be trained in mathematical modeling, advanced computation, and statistics to embark on ... exciting quantitative careers in business, finance, and banking or in any business, industry or government agency that relies on large quantities of data Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Applied Molecular Biology
molecular biology is the study of the structure and function of genes and the proteins they encode, ... including genome sequencing, recombinant dna technology and macromolecular structure determination. this program provides advanced theoretical and practical training in molecular biology through lectures, workshops, extended projects and directed study. students gain training in research methodology in molecular biology and have the opportunity to undertake major individual research Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Applied Sociology
sociology program is designed to prepare students for professional employment in which they can use ... analytical and research skills or for further education in phd programs in sociology.the program emphasizes the attainment of a basic capacity for critical research, analysis, and academic writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Atmospheric Physics - Concentration
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds. the program concentrates on atmospheric physics, condensed matter physics, quantum optics and quantum information science, astrophysics Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biological Sciences
this program focuses on the fundamental molecular events at the core of all life.it allows students ... to gain skills in contemporary approaches used in molecular and cellular biology and tailor the program around your interests.program is designed to provide diverse training opportunities for graduate students to prepare for successful careers in the biological sciences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biotechnology
the program allows students to explore cutting-edge molecular and cellular life processes. this appl ... ication focused graduate program is designed to train students in biotechnology Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
chemical and biochemical engineering are at the core of the conversion of any kind of raw materials ... into substances and products required by modern society.the msc programme in chemical and biochemical engineering combines the study of chemical and biochemical industrial technology and is targeted at students interested in the commercial and sustainable chemical or biochemical conversion of raw materials into products, as well as research into and development of methods, equipment, and processes Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
the program offers the students a thorough exposure to a wide variety of technical and theoretical c ... oncepts of chemical engineering.degree in chemistry leads to careers in research and science in disciplines such as chemical engineering, pharmaceutics, or the public sector Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Engineering
in this program student is provided with the challenging opportunity of pursuing a versatile course ... of study reflecting the student's desires, background and future responsibilities.special-study courses are available to study emerging technology and its application for solving problems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering
$34,962
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
the program is the study of the principles and use of computers.it is the study of computers and com ... putational systems. unlike electrical and computer engineers, computer scientists deal mostly with software and software systems; this includes their theory, design, development, and application Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Cyber Security
the master of science in cyber security degree program is designed to provide a strong foundation an ... d detailed technical knowledge in information security, computer security, network security, software security as well as an appreciation of the social, policy, ethical and legal aspects of security and privacy Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Data Science
the master of data science (mds) teaches you how to explore data and discover its potential how to ... find innovative solutions to real problems in science, business and government, from technology start-ups to global organisations.with a masters degree of data science, gaining skills in data management, data analytics and data processing skills needed in this fast-growing field Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Economic Policy Analysis
the program provides multi-disciplinary approach to policy analysis, with focused study on the use o ... f economic tools to analyze policy issues Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
it is a program option for students seeking careers in the electric power industry.it allows student ... s to pursue electrical engineering disciplines in depth Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Emergency Health Services
the program educated the students to provide paramedics with the necessary education and training fo ... r the specialist intensive care paramedic role as well as leadership, education and research positions Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Engineering Management
the degree reflects the importance of enhancing the interface between technology and management in e ... nvironments dominated by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (stem) fields Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English Teaching
the program trains students to teach english to non native english speakers. ... Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership
the program focuses on assesing entrepreneurial opportunities, applying strategic consultative think ... ing to problem solving, commercial potential of an idea or innovation, develop strategic, business and financial plans, develop effective presentations, and serve as an effective member of an entrepreneurial/innovation team Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Engineering
the environmental engineering program is designed to provide dod career professionals with relevant ... graduate education in the principles of environmental engineering and science Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geographic Information Systems
the program in geographic information systems is a compact, one-year nonthesis degree fostering adva ... nced study in the management and use of gis technology in public and corporate environments. the degree program meets important educational needs of working professionals and recent college graduates seeking to improve their career standing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geography
$34,962
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geography and Environmental Systems
the program has three foci; environmental systems, human geography, geographic information science a ... nd remote sensing having common set of core courses Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Health Information Tehnology
the program allows students to develop a formal educational program that best meets their individual ... career development needs by offering more technical, hands-on health information technology courses Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Historical Studies
history is a study of the past; it often seeks to discover patterns of cause and effect that can obj ... ectively determine events of the past.students get a perspective of the world today through evidence as well as an understanding of why and how historical events unfolded through argument and interpretation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Human Centered Computing
the program focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of interactive information technol ... ogy systems that are both usable and accessible Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Industrial Organizational Psychology
this program is based on an interdisciplinary plan of study integrating business and psychology to a ... ddress issues in the workplace through a scientist-practitioner model.the program intended to produce graduates knowledgeable in a variety of aspects of human behavior and workplace management.the purpose of the program is to enhance employment opportunities in a variety of systems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Systems
the program covers areas of critical importance to it employers, such as project and change manageme ... nt, emerging technologies, it strategy and governance, security and service provision.students will develop strong capability in supporting, managing and changing business processes through information and communications technology and information systems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Intercultural Communication
the ma in intercultural communication (icc) provides a solid foundation in ethnographic approaches ... to the study of communication between members of different cultural groups and within different organizational contexts. the program provides concentrations such as french, german, hispanic studies, intercultural filmmaking, intercultural training, u.s. culture Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Intermedia and Digital Arts
the program provides concentrations such as french, german, hispanic studies, intercultural filmmaki ... ng, intercultural training, u.s. culture and help students develop advanced foreign language proficiency, and train them to function comfortably and effectively in intercultural situations Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Jazz Studies
$35,917
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Management of Aging Services
the program prepares graduate-level social workers to practice professional social work with aging p ... opulations and their families. the curriculum emphasizes multigenerational coursework within the concentration Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Marine Environmental Sciences
on completion of the program students typically directly enter, or re-enter, the work force. graduat ... es can find employment in environmentally oriented agencies/organizations and the program is of value for prospective or actual employees of government and industry seeking to advance careers in marine-related areas. applicants are required to have a degree in the natural sciences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Arts in Instructional Systems
this degree provides students with an in-depth introduction to analyzing, developing and evaluating ... educational tools, programs and systems to be used in education or training settings.design effective instructional materials and implement effective strategies for workplace learning and performance improvement Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Arts in Teaching
the master of arts in teaching degree program is an accelerated, post-baccalaureate teacher licensur ... e program specifically designed to meet the needs of the returning adult student. it prepares students for teacher licensure and a master's degree in elementary, middle or high school education Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mechanical Engineering
the ms program in mechanical engineering prepares engineers for doctoral study or industrial positio ... ns that specialize in research, project management and product innovation in mechanical engineering. the program stresses a sound foundation in technical fundamentals, communication and professionalism Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Music
the program in music has emphases in composition or performance practice, and integrates studies in ... performance, composition/analysis, and research. graduates will have opportunities that other students will lack. individualized instruction, access to talented faculty, and many opportunities for performing. the course will encourage to develop the highest levels of instrumental skill through individual lessons and personalised learning Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Music Composition
$53,608
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Psychology and Human Services
human services is a broad field concerned with helping those in need and involves a wide variety of ... organizations, program is designed to augment the knowledge and skills of individuals with experience in the human services field and prepare them to work in public and private human service agencies and organizations. the program trains psychologists for research and service in the public sector, placing special emphasis on the problems of inner-city, minority and poor populations, children, youth and the age Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Public Policy
the master's degree program in public policy prepares students for professional careers as policy an ... alysts and leaders in public service involved in the formulation, approval, implementation and evaluation of public policy at all levels of government and in the private and nonprofit sectors. the program can also serve as a platform for preparation for doctoral studies in public policy, public administration, urban studies and other related programs Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Statistics
the degree in statistics will prepare you to tackle any area of analysis.the program draws upon a wi ... de spectrum of faculty research and teaching interests, including from faculty outside of the school Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Systems Engineering
it is designed to provide advanced training for students focusing on a research oriented career in a ... cademia or industry. the program requires students to establish the necessary foundation of systems engineering in addition to advanced systems engineering coursework Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Technology Management
the program provides technology professionals with a unique educational experience coupling business ... management skills with technology knowledge Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Texts, Technology and Literature
the program helps students to further their understanding of literature and a broad array of other t ... exts, including digital, academic and those functioning in every day use in relation to both historical and contemporary culture. specializations are avalaible in print-based or multi-modal texts of particular periods or genres Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

  • Locale type: Large-Suburb.
  • Spring temperature ranges between -7°C to 24°C on average.
  • Summer temperature ranges between 19°C to 38°C on average.
  • Fall temperature ranges between NAN°C to NAN°C on average.
  • Winter temperature ranges between NAN°C to NAN°C on average.

Contacts

Finances

Avg. Tuition

$23,770

Avg. Boarding

-


Student Info

Student:Faculty

19 : 1

Male:Female

1 : 1


Admissions Info

Acceptance Rate

59%

Graduation Rate

63%


Other Info

Scholarships

-

Avg. Salary

$54,100


Rankings

iSC

501st

Forbes

268th

Times

451st

QS Rankings

453rd

Programs Offered

Applied Mathematics
students will be trained in mathematical modeling, advanced computation, and statistics to embark on ... exciting quantitative careers in business, finance, and banking or in any business, industry or government agency that relies on large quantities of data Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Applied Molecular Biology
molecular biology is the study of the structure and function of genes and the proteins they encode, ... including genome sequencing, recombinant dna technology and macromolecular structure determination. this program provides advanced theoretical and practical training in molecular biology through lectures, workshops, extended projects and directed study. students gain training in research methodology in molecular biology and have the opportunity to undertake major individual research Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Applied Sociology
sociology program is designed to prepare students for professional employment in which they can use ... analytical and research skills or for further education in phd programs in sociology.the program emphasizes the attainment of a basic capacity for critical research, analysis, and academic writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Atmospheric Physics - Concentration
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds. the program concentrates on atmospheric physics, condensed matter physics, quantum optics and quantum information science, astrophysics Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biological Sciences
this program focuses on the fundamental molecular events at the core of all life.it allows students ... to gain skills in contemporary approaches used in molecular and cellular biology and tailor the program around your interests.program is designed to provide diverse training opportunities for graduate students to prepare for successful careers in the biological sciences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biotechnology
the program allows students to explore cutting-edge molecular and cellular life processes. this appl ... ication focused graduate program is designed to train students in biotechnology Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
chemical and biochemical engineering are at the core of the conversion of any kind of raw materials ... into substances and products required by modern society.the msc programme in chemical and biochemical engineering combines the study of chemical and biochemical industrial technology and is targeted at students interested in the commercial and sustainable chemical or biochemical conversion of raw materials into products, as well as research into and development of methods, equipment, and processes Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
the program offers the students a thorough exposure to a wide variety of technical and theoretical c ... oncepts of chemical engineering.degree in chemistry leads to careers in research and science in disciplines such as chemical engineering, pharmaceutics, or the public sector Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Engineering
in this program student is provided with the challenging opportunity of pursuing a versatile course ... of study reflecting the student's desires, background and future responsibilities.special-study courses are available to study emerging technology and its application for solving problems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering
... Read More
$34,962
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
the program is the study of the principles and use of computers.it is the study of computers and com ... putational systems. unlike electrical and computer engineers, computer scientists deal mostly with software and software systems; this includes their theory, design, development, and application Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Cyber Security
the master of science in cyber security degree program is designed to provide a strong foundation an ... d detailed technical knowledge in information security, computer security, network security, software security as well as an appreciation of the social, policy, ethical and legal aspects of security and privacy Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Data Science
the master of data science (mds) teaches you how to explore data and discover its potential how to ... find innovative solutions to real problems in science, business and government, from technology start-ups to global organisations.with a masters degree of data science, gaining skills in data management, data analytics and data processing skills needed in this fast-growing field Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Economic Policy Analysis
the program provides multi-disciplinary approach to policy analysis, with focused study on the use o ... f economic tools to analyze policy issues Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
it is a program option for students seeking careers in the electric power industry.it allows student ... s to pursue electrical engineering disciplines in depth Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Emergency Health Services
the program educated the students to provide paramedics with the necessary education and training fo ... r the specialist intensive care paramedic role as well as leadership, education and research positions Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Engineering Management
the degree reflects the importance of enhancing the interface between technology and management in e ... nvironments dominated by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (stem) fields Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English Teaching
the program trains students to teach english to non native english speakers. ... Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership
the program focuses on assesing entrepreneurial opportunities, applying strategic consultative think ... ing to problem solving, commercial potential of an idea or innovation, develop strategic, business and financial plans, develop effective presentations, and serve as an effective member of an entrepreneurial/innovation team Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Engineering
the environmental engineering program is designed to provide dod career professionals with relevant ... graduate education in the principles of environmental engineering and science Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geographic Information Systems
the program in geographic information systems is a compact, one-year nonthesis degree fostering adva ... nced study in the management and use of gis technology in public and corporate environments. the degree program meets important educational needs of working professionals and recent college graduates seeking to improve their career standing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geography
... Read More
$34,962
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geography and Environmental Systems
the program has three foci; environmental systems, human geography, geographic information science a ... nd remote sensing having common set of core courses Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Health Information Tehnology
the program allows students to develop a formal educational program that best meets their individual ... career development needs by offering more technical, hands-on health information technology courses Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Historical Studies
history is a study of the past; it often seeks to discover patterns of cause and effect that can obj ... ectively determine events of the past.students get a perspective of the world today through evidence as well as an understanding of why and how historical events unfolded through argument and interpretation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Human Centered Computing
the program focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of interactive information technol ... ogy systems that are both usable and accessible Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Industrial Organizational Psychology
this program is based on an interdisciplinary plan of study integrating business and psychology to a ... ddress issues in the workplace through a scientist-practitioner model.the program intended to produce graduates knowledgeable in a variety of aspects of human behavior and workplace management.the purpose of the program is to enhance employment opportunities in a variety of systems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Systems
the program covers areas of critical importance to it employers, such as project and change manageme ... nt, emerging technologies, it strategy and governance, security and service provision.students will develop strong capability in supporting, managing and changing business processes through information and communications technology and information systems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Intercultural Communication
the ma in intercultural communication (icc) provides a solid foundation in ethnographic approaches ... to the study of communication between members of different cultural groups and within different organizational contexts. the program provides concentrations such as french, german, hispanic studies, intercultural filmmaking, intercultural training, u.s. culture Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Intermedia and Digital Arts
the program provides concentrations such as french, german, hispanic studies, intercultural filmmaki ... ng, intercultural training, u.s. culture and help students develop advanced foreign language proficiency, and train them to function comfortably and effectively in intercultural situations Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Jazz Studies
... Read More
$35,917
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Management of Aging Services
the program prepares graduate-level social workers to practice professional social work with aging p ... opulations and their families. the curriculum emphasizes multigenerational coursework within the concentration Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Marine Environmental Sciences
on completion of the program students typically directly enter, or re-enter, the work force. graduat ... es can find employment in environmentally oriented agencies/organizations and the program is of value for prospective or actual employees of government and industry seeking to advance careers in marine-related areas. applicants are required to have a degree in the natural sciences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Arts in Instructional Systems
this degree provides students with an in-depth introduction to analyzing, developing and evaluating ... educational tools, programs and systems to be used in education or training settings.design effective instructional materials and implement effective strategies for workplace learning and performance improvement Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Arts in Teaching
the master of arts in teaching degree program is an accelerated, post-baccalaureate teacher licensur ... e program specifically designed to meet the needs of the returning adult student. it prepares students for teacher licensure and a master's degree in elementary, middle or high school education Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mechanical Engineering
the ms program in mechanical engineering prepares engineers for doctoral study or industrial positio ... ns that specialize in research, project management and product innovation in mechanical engineering. the program stresses a sound foundation in technical fundamentals, communication and professionalism Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Music
the program in music has emphases in composition or performance practice, and integrates studies in ... performance, composition/analysis, and research. graduates will have opportunities that other students will lack. individualized instruction, access to talented faculty, and many opportunities for performing. the course will encourage to develop the highest levels of instrumental skill through individual lessons and personalised learning Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Music Composition
... Read More
$53,608
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Psychology and Human Services
human services is a broad field concerned with helping those in need and involves a wide variety of ... organizations, program is designed to augment the knowledge and skills of individuals with experience in the human services field and prepare them to work in public and private human service agencies and organizations. the program trains psychologists for research and service in the public sector, placing special emphasis on the problems of inner-city, minority and poor populations, children, youth and the age Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Public Policy
the master's degree program in public policy prepares students for professional careers as policy an ... alysts and leaders in public service involved in the formulation, approval, implementation and evaluation of public policy at all levels of government and in the private and nonprofit sectors. the program can also serve as a platform for preparation for doctoral studies in public policy, public administration, urban studies and other related programs Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Statistics
the degree in statistics will prepare you to tackle any area of analysis.the program draws upon a wi ... de spectrum of faculty research and teaching interests, including from faculty outside of the school Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Systems Engineering
it is designed to provide advanced training for students focusing on a research oriented career in a ... cademia or industry. the program requires students to establish the necessary foundation of systems engineering in addition to advanced systems engineering coursework Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Technology Management
the program provides technology professionals with a unique educational experience coupling business ... management skills with technology knowledge Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Texts, Technology and Literature
the program helps students to further their understanding of literature and a broad array of other t ... exts, including digital, academic and those functioning in every day use in relation to both historical and contemporary culture. specializations are avalaible in print-based or multi-modal texts of particular periods or genres Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

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