University of Maryland University College: Distance Learning Programs

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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Adelphi, Maryland
Office of Distance Education and Lifelong Learning
http://www.umuc.edu

University of Maryland University College was founded in 1947. It is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1972. In fall 2004, there were 29,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.

Contact Advisor, University of Maryland University College, 3501 University Boulevard East, Adelphi, MD 20783. Telephone: 800-888-UMUC. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

BA Communication Studies; English; Humanities

BS Accounting; Business Administration; Computer Studies; Computer and Information Science; Environmental Management; Finance; Fire Science; Global Business and Public Policy; History; Human Resource Management; Information Systems Management; Legal Studies; Management Studies; Marketing; Psychology; Social Science

MBA Business Administration

MEd Education

MS Accounting and Financial Management; Accounting and Information Technology; Biotechnology Studies; Computer Systems Management; E-Commerce; Environmental Management; Health Care Administration; Information Technology; Management; Software Engineering; Technology Management; Telecommunications Management

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— accounting and related services; anthropology; area studies; biology; business administration, management and operations; chemistry; communication and media; computer and information sciences; criminal justice and corrections; economics; fire protection; gerontology; human resources management; information science/studies; international business; journalism; mathematics; psychology; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (general); social sciences; sociology.

Graduate— accounting and related services; business administration, management and operations; business, management, and marketing related; computer/information technology administration and management; computer systems networking and telecommunications; educational/instructional media design; education (specific levels and methods); education (specific subject areas); entrepreneurial and small business operations; health and medical administrative services; human resources management; international business; marketing; public administration; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (general).

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