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Programs & Degrees

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The Graduate School at UMBC offers a variety of challenging programs to help you reach your academic and professional goals. Degree types obtainable at UMBC include terminal doctorates, Master degrees in the sciences, arts, public policy, and professional studies. Each program has its own admission requirements that must be met to qualify. Below is a listing of our program offerings:

Engineering & Information Technology

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (Ph.D., M.S., P.B.C.)

Computer Engineering (Ph.D., M.S.)

Computer Science (Ph.D., M.S.)

Cybersecurity (M.P.S., P.B.C.)

Electrical Engineering (Ph.D., M.S.)

Engineering Management (M.S., P.B.C.)

Environmental Engineering (Ph.D., M.S.)

Geographic Information Systems (M.P.S., P.B.C.)

Health Information Technology (M.P.S.)

Human-Centered Computing (Ph.D., M.S.)

Information Systems (Ph.D., M.S.)

Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D., M.S., P.B.C.)

Systems Engineering (M.S., P.B.C.)

Technical Management (M.P.S.)

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Humanities & Arts

Historical Studies (M.A.)

Intercultural Communication (M.A.)

Intermedia & Digital Arts (M.F.A.)

Language, Literacy & Culture (Ph.D.)

Music (P.B.C.)

Texts, Technologies & Literature (M.A.)

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Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Applied Mathematics (Ph.D., M.S.)

Applied Molecular Biology (M.S.)

Atmospheric Physics (Ph.D., M.S.)

Biochemistry (Ph.D.)

Biological Sciences (Ph.D., M.S.)

Biotechnology (M.P.S.)

Chemistry (Ph.D., M.S.)

Marine-Estuarine Environmental Sciences (Ph.D., M.S.)

Molecular & Cell Biology (Ph.D.)

Neurosciences & Cognitive Sciences (Ph.D.)

Physics (Ph.D., M.S.)

Statistics (Ph.D., M.S.)

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Social Sciences & Education

Applied Sociology (M.A., P.B.C.)

Economic Policy Analysis (M.A.)

Education (M.A.T., M.A.E., P.B.C.)

Emergency Health Services (M.S., P.B.C.)

Gender & Women’s Studies (P.B.C.)

Geography & Environmental Systems (Ph.D., M.S.)

Gerontology (Ph.D.)

Instructional Systems Development (M.A., P.B.C.)

Management of Aging Services (M.A.)

Psychology, Applied Developmental (Ph.D.)

Psychology, Human Services (Ph.D., M.A.)

Psychology, Industrial & Organizational (M.P.S.)

Public Policy (Ph.D., M.P.P.)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (M.A., P.B.C.)

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Degree Key:
Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy
M.S. – Master of Science
M.A. – Master of Arts
M.F.A. – Master of Fine Arts
M.P.P. – Master of Public Policy
M.P.S. – Master in Professional Studies
P.B.C. – Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Other programs not listed here may be offered at other University System of Maryland schools.

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