Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Veterans, Find Another Way to Serve

Gain Cutting-Edge Skills to Transition to a Civilian Career

Build the confidence, skills, and experience you need to make a successful transition to the civilian workforce with a degree or certificate1 from University of Maryland University College. We offer programs in in-demand fields like cybersecurity, information technology, and business to help you stand up, stand out, and make a difference in your civilian career. At UMUC, you can

  • Choose from 90+ online undergraduate and graduate programs and specializations

  • Complete your bachelor's degree in two years or less with up to 60 credits or more for prior learning and military experience and training.

  • Work with a dedicated veterans advisor to ensure you make the most of your education benefits and understand how the class format you choose—online, on-site, or hybrid—affects your monthly housing allowance.

Prepare for your future at the university named Best for Vets.2 Ready to get started? Complete the form to your right.

Develop Critical Skills and Build Confidence

Our undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to help you gain the confidence you need to advance in your civilian career. Find a new way to serve—start building a better future for you and your family.

  • Relevant coursework: Go beyond theory and learn practical applications that you can use immediately on the job.

  • Critical skills: Develop the foundational skills for professional success, such as written and oral communication, presentation skills, and teamwork.

Learn at a Veteran-Friendly State University

‚ÄčWe know the military—more than half of UMUC students are active-duty servicemembers, veterans, military spouses, or military family members. And, we draw on that experience to make sure you have everything you need to succeed.

  • Online and hybrid classes: Take advantage of hybrid classes that meet the VA's requirements for in-residence training and may qualify you for full monthly housing payments under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.3

  • Resources specifically for veterans: Benefit from a wide range of resources for veterans, including VetSuccess on Campus and the Veterans Resource Center; a one-stop source designed to give you the support you need to succeed in school and in your career.

  • A respected degree: Stand out with a degree from an accredited state university and member of the University System of Maryland.

Meet, Manage, or Lower Your Education Costs

We'll help you find ways to cover the cost of your degree without breaking the bank.

  • Great ways to pay: Meet, manage, or lower your education costs with scholarships, financial aid for those who qualify, military benefits, and other financing and payment options.

  • Discounted tuition for federal employees: Federal employees and their spouses and dependents receive a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition for most programs.4

  • Scholarship for community college graduates: Eligible Maryland community college graduates can earn a bachelor's degree for about $12,000.

Earn Nearly $1M more over your lifetime with a college degree1

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of management jobs require or prefer a bachelor's degree or higher5

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of jobs posted online each month require a bachelor's degree or higher6

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Hear one veteran describe how UMUC helped him make a successful transition.
Scott Green UMUC Undergraduate Cybersecurity student

"I came to UMUC to get a degree in networking. Instead, I discovered my passion for cyber security, and I’ve never looked back."

Scott Green
Undergraduate Cybersecurity Student

Scott Green UMUC Undergraduate Cybersecurity student

"I came to UMUC to get a degree in networking. Instead, I discovered my passion for cyber security, and I’ve never looked back."

Scott Green
Undergraduate Cybersecurity Student

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