Programs and Degrees at UMBC

UMBC’s commitment to innovative teaching, relevant research, and supportive community empowers and inspires inquisitive minds. UMBC offers students the learning opportunities of a liberal arts college with the creative intensity of a leading research university.

What will you explore at UMBC?
Here you will find the current graduate and undergraduate programs and degrees offered at UMBC’s main campus as well as UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove.

Programs offered

Bachelor's

  • B.A. = Bachelor of Arts
  • B.F.A. = Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • B.S. = Bachelor of Science

Master's

  • M.S. = Master of Science
  • M.P.S. = Master of Professional Studies
  • M.F.A. = Master of Fine Arts
  • M.P.P. = Master of Public Policy
  • M.A.T. = Master of Arts in Teaching
  • M.A.E. = Master of Arts in Education
  • M.A. = Master of Arts

Doctoral

  • Ph.D. = Doctor of Philosophy

Certificates

  • Cert MD/CAEP approv = Certificate Maryland approved CAEP program
  • P.B. Cert = Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • P.M. Cert = Post-Masters Certificate
  • U.D. Cert = Upper Division Certificate

UMBC Main Campus

Title/Focus Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Certificates Minor
Africana Studies

B.A.

Minor

Aging Services
Management of Aging Services

B.A.

M.A.

P.B. Cert

Dementia Care Services

P.B. Cert

Senior Housing Administration

P.B. Cert

American Studies

B.A.

Minor

Ancient Studies

B.A.

Minor

Asian Studies

B.A.

U.D. Cert

Minor

Anthropology, Cultural

B.A.

Minor

Astrophysics

Minor

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

B.S.

Biological Sciences
Applied Molecular Biology

M.S.

Biological Sciences

B.A.

B.S.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Minor

Biology Education

B.A.

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

B.A.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

B.S.

Marine, Estuarine & Environmental Sciences

M.S.

Ph.D.

Molecular and Cell Biology

Ph.D.

Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences

Ph.D.

Quantitative Biology

Minor

Biotechnology

M.P.S.

Biotechnology Management

P.B. Cert

Translational Life Science Technology

B.A.

Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering

P.B. Cert

Chemical Engineering

B.S.

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

M.S.

Ph.D.

Environmental Engineering

M.S.

Ph.D.

Chemistry and Biochemistry
Biochemistry

Ph.D.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

B.S.

Chemistry

B.A.

B.S.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Minor

Chemistry Education

B.A.

Molecular and Cell Biology

Ph.D.

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering

B.A.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Computer Science

B.A.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Minor

Electrical Engineering

M.S.

Ph.D.

Digital Forensics

P.B. Cert

Cybersecurity

M.P.S.

Cybersecurity Operations

P.B. Cert

Cybersecurity Strategy & Policy

P.B. Cert

Digital Forensics

P.B. Cert

Dance

B.A.

Minor

Data Science

M.P.S.

P.B. Cert

Economics

B.A.

Minor

Accounting

U.D. Cert

Economic Policy Analysis

M.A.

Finance

U.D. Cert

Financial Economics

B.S.

Management Accounting

U.D. Cert

Education

M.A.E.

M.A.T.

Early Childhood Education

Cert MD/CAEP approv

Elementary Education

Cert MD/CAEP approv

Elementary/Middle Science Education

P.B. Cert

English to Speakers of Other Languages

M.A.

Cert MD/CAEP approv

P.B. Cert

Mathematics Education

P.B. Cert

Mathematics Instructional Leadership (K-8)

P.B. Cert

Middle Grades STEM Education

B.S.

Secondary Education

Cert MD/CAEP approv

Secondary Science Inquiry

P.B. Cert

Secondary Physical Science Education

P.B. Cert

STEM Education

P.B. Cert

STEM Educational Leadership

P.B. Cert

Teaching

M.A.T.

Emergency Health Services

B.S.

M.S.

Minor

Emergency Management

P.B. Cert

Engineering Management

M.S.

P.B. Cert

Project Management

P.B. Cert

English Language Institute
English

B.A.

Minor

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Minor

Texts, Technologies, and Literature

M.A.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Minor

French

Minor

Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies

B.A.

P.B. Cert

U.D. Cert

Minor

Critical Sexuality Studies

Minor

Geographic Information Systems

M.P.S.

Geographic Information Science

U.D. Cert

Geography and Environmental Systems

M.S.

Ph.D.

Environmental Science

Minor

Environmental Science & Geography

B.S.

Geography

Minor

Geography & Environmental Studies

B.A.

German

Minor

Gerontology

Ph.D.

Global Studies

B.A.

Greek
Public Health

B.A.

Minor

Health Information Technology

M.P.S.

History

B.A.

Minor

East Asian History

Minor

Historical Studies

M.A.

Honors College

U.D. Cert

Human Context of Science & Technology

U.D. Cert

Information Systems

B.S.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Minor

Auditing for Information Systems

U.D. Cert

Business Technology Administration

B.A.

Cybersecurity Informatics

U.D. Cert

Decision Making Support

U.D. Cert

Health Information Technology

U.D. Cert

Human Centered Computing

M.S.

Ph.D.

Management Science

U.D. Cert

MBA Preparatory Studies

U.D. Cert

Network Administration

U.D. Cert

Project Management for Information Systems

U.D. Cert

Software Engineering

M.P.S.

User Experience, Web and Mobile Development

U.D. Cert

Individualized Studies

B.A.

B.S.

Learning and Performance Technology

M.A.

eLearning

P.B. Cert

Instructional Systems Development

P.B. Cert

Instructional Technology

P.B. Cert

Organizational Consulting

P.B. Cert

Training and Talent Development

P.B. Cert

Judaic Studies

Minor

Korean

Minor

Language, Literacy & Culture

Ph.D.

Latin
Marine-Estuarine Environmental Science

M.S.

Ph.D.

Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics

M.S.

Ph.D.

Biomathematics

Minor

Mathematics

B.A.

B.S.

Minor

Statistics

B.A.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Minor

Mechanical Engineering

B.A.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Computational Thermal/Fluid Dynamics

P.B. Cert

Integrated Product Development and Manufacturing

P.B. Cert

Mechatronics

P.B. Cert

Media and Communication Studies

B.A.

U.D. Cert

Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication
Applied Linguistics

B.A.

Chinese

U.D. Cert

French

U.D. Cert

German

U.D. Cert

Intercultural Communication

M.A.

U.D. Cert

Korean

U.D. Cert

Modern Languages and Linguistics

B.A.

Minor

Russian

U.D. Cert

Spanish

U.D. Cert

Molecular and Cell Biology

Ph.D.

Molecular Biology, Applied

M.S.

Music

Minor

American Contemporary Music

P.B. Cert

Jazz Studies

B.A.

Music Composition

B.A.

Music Education

B.A.

Music Performance

B.A.

Music Technology

B.A.

Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences

Ph.D.

Philosophy

B.A.

Minor

History of Philosophy

U.D. Cert

Philosophy, Ethics, and Values

U.D. Cert

Philosophy, Law, and Politics

U.D. Cert

Philosophy, Logic, and Science

U.D. Cert

Philosophy of Mind and Psychology

U.D. Cert

Physics

B.A.

M.S.

Ph.D.

Astronomy

Minor

Atmospheric Physics

M.S.

Ph.D.

Physics Education

B.A.

Political Science

B.A.

Minor

Security Studies

U.D. Cert

Pre-Professional and Allied Health
Pre-Dental Hygiene
Pre-Medical Technology
Pre-Nursing
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Psychology

B.A.

B.S.

Minor

Applied Developmental Psychology

Ph.D.

College Teaching and Learning Science

P.M. Cert

Human Services Psychology

M.A.

Ph.D.

Industrial-Organizational Psychology

M.P.S.

U.D. Cert

eLearning

P.B. Cert

Instructional Systems Development

P.B. Cert

Instructional Technology

P.B. Cert

Organizational Consulting

P.B. Cert

Training and Talent Development

P.B. Cert

Public Policy

M.P.P.

Ph.D.

Public Administration and Policy

U.D. Cert

Quantitative Biology
Religious Studies

Minor

Russian
Social Work

B.A.

Minor

Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Anthropology, Cultural

B.A.

Minor

Applied Social Research Methods

P.B. Cert

Applied Sociology

M.A.

Gerontology

Ph.D.

Public Health

B.A.

The Non-Profit Sector

P.B. Cert

Social Dimensions of Health

P.B. Cert

U.D. Cert

Sociology

B.A.

Minor

Spanish
Systems Engineering

M.S.

P.B. Cert

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

M.A.

Cert MD/CAEP approv

P.B. Cert

Theatre

B.A.

Minor

Acting

B.F.A.

Visual Arts

B.A.

B.F.A.

Minor

Design

B.F.A.

Intermedia and Digital Arts

M.F.A.

Division of Professional Studies (DPS)

Title/Focus Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Certificates Minor
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering

P.B. Cert

Biotechnology Management

P.B. Cert

College Teaching and Learning Science

P.M. Cert

Community Leadership

M.P.S.

P.B. Cert

Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Operations

P.B. Cert

Cybersecurity Strategy & Policy

P.B. Cert

Education

M.A.E.

M.A.T.

Engineering Management

M.S.

P.B. Cert

Learning and Performance Technology

M.A.

P.B. Cert

eLearning

P.B. Cert

Instructional Systems Development

P.B. Cert

Instructional Technology

P.B. Cert

Organizational Consulting

P.B. Cert

Training and Talent Development

P.B. Cert

Professional Studies
Biotechnology

M.P.S.

Cybersecurity

M.P.S.

Data Science

M.P.S.

P.B. Cert

Digital Forensics

P.B. Cert

Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Leadership

M.P.S.

Entrepreneurship

P.B. Cert

Innovation

P.B. Cert

Leadership

P.B. Cert

Geographic Information Systems

M.P.S.

P.B. Cert

Health Information Technology

M.P.S.

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

M.P.S.

Organizational Consulting

P.B. Cert

Training and Talent Development

P.B. Cert

Software Engineering

M.P.S.

P.B. Cert

Systems Engineering

M.S.

P.B. Cert

Systems Engineering w/Certificate in Cybersecurity

M.S.

P.B. Cert

Technical Management

M.P.S.

Project Management

P.B. Cert

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

M.A.

Cert MD/CAEP approv

P.B. Cert

The Universities at Shady Grove

Title/Focus Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Certificates Minor
Biotechnology
Biotechnology Management

P.B. Cert

Translational Life Science Technology

B.S.

Computer Science

B.S.

Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Strategy & Policy

P.B. Cert

History

B.A.

Political Science

B.A.

Professional Studies
Biotechnology

M.P.S.

Cybersecurity

M.P.S.

Data Science

M.P.S.

P.B. Cert

Geographic Information Systems

M.P.S.

P.B. Cert

Mechanical Engineering

B.S.

Psychology

B.A.

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

M.P.S.

Social Work

B.A.

Online Master's and Certificates

Title/Focus Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Certificates Minor
College Teaching and Learning Science

P.M. Cert

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

M.A.

P.B. Cert

Emergency Health Services

M.S.

P.B. Cert

Information Systems

M.S.

Learning and Performance Technology

M.A.

P.B. Cert

eLearning

P.B. Cert

Instructional Systems Development

P.B. Cert

Instructional Technology

P.B. Cert

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