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    UMUC offers a Doctor of Management and a Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration. Maryland residents are not eligible for the Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration.

    UMUC Offers Online Graduate Programs in Education

    There comes a moment in the lives of successful teachers—that triumphant, gratifying moment when you see your students’ eyes light up with discovery, and you know you’ve made a lasting impact. 

    An education degree from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) can help you make that moment happen.

    UMUC’s graduate programs in education are designed to prepare students to earn certification in a secondary content discipline, integrate technology effectively into the classroom, and manage the delivery of distance education using advanced technology.

    Choose from the following graduate programs:

    • Master of Arts in Teaching
    • Master of Education in Instructional Technology
    • Master of Distance Education and E-Learning
    • Master of Science in Learning Design and Technology
    • Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration 1

    Complete the form to learn how UMUC can help you advance your career or start a new one.

    Yolonda's UMUC Moment

    Yolanda Body describes how a UMUC MAT helped her make the classroom fun for students and make a difference in their lives. View more UMUC student moments.

    An Accredited and Flexible University

    • Regionally accredited: We're accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an instituional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    • 20+ regional locations: In addition to online classes, some of our graduate programs are also offered in hybrid formats. UMUC offers classes and student services at regional locations from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore to Northern Virginia and have more than 140 locations worldwide.
    • UMUC courses are taught by experts: Our faculty bring a wealth of experience as practitioners in their fields.

    An Education You Can Afford

    We work hard to help you find ways to cover the cost of your degree without breaking the bank and will help you explore all of the ways we can help make a college education affordable for you.

    You may be eligible for

    • Scholarships, federal financial aid, loans, and grants
    • An interest-free monthly payment plan

    Degrees and Certificates to Propel Your Career

    As an innovator in education, UMUC is dedicated to playing a critical role in transforming education by equipping our graduates with the skills and knowledge to implement new, more effective ways to teach.

    • Master's degrees: Gain the knowledge and credentials you need to teach a diverse student body, assess individual strengths and needs, and integrate technology into the classroom.
    • Graduate certificates: Develop your teaching skills and credentials quickly, in only 12 credits that you can later apply toward a degree. 2
    • Doctoral degree: Build advanced theoretical knowledge and practical leadership skills that address the real-world challenges facing today’s community colleges.

    1 Requires on-site residencies. Program not available to Maryland residents.
    2 View important information about the education debt, earnings, and completion rates of students enrolled in certificate programs.