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Join Our 50,000+ Military-Affiliated Students

At University of Maryland Global Campus, we believe our military servicemembers and veterans and their family members deserve the opportunity to earn a respected bachelor's or master's degree that builds on their experience and prepares them for the next step in their careers and their lives. UMGC offers

  • Courses online or in a hybrid format at military installations around the world
  • Dedicated military and veterans advisors who can help you find the program that is right for you
  • Career-focused programs in many high-demand fields, such as business, cybersecurity, healthcare, IT, and more
  • Credit for your military experience and training so you may be able to complete a degree in as few as two years
  • Help with tuition assistance for servicemembers and scholarship opportunities for servicemembers and military spouses

Tuition Savings for Eligible New Military Grad Students

Active-duty military students, reserves, and their spouses and dependents may be eligible for the Military New Graduate Student Savings Program. Get started this summer or fall and you could save 30 percent—or $144 per credit—on most master’s degrees and graduate certificates. Find out if you qualify.

Earn a Degree or Certificate Online at University of Maryland Global Campus

UMGC is a respected and accredited state university designed to fit into the busy lives of working professionals. You can choose from more than 125 programs in areas like

  • Business & Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Education & Teaching
  • Healthcare & Science
  • IT & Computer Science
  • Liberal Arts & Communications
  • Public Safety

Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

At UMGC, we thank our military for their service and strive to serve them with an affordable education. Last year, UMGC awarded over $15 million in scholarship funds to our students. We also offer a special military tuition rate and scholarships for active-duty servicemembers, spouses, veterans, and caregivers. We are proud to be a Yellow Ribbon Program School and are here for you to help navigate Tuition Assistance and Veteran Education Benefits. We offer

  • Hybrid courses that allow you to maximize your housing allowance
  • Flexible transfer credit policies that allow you to receive up to 90 credits for what you've learned on the job, in the military, or in prior college coursework
  • Our interest-free monthly payment plan
  • Access to no-cost digital resources, which have replaced textbooks in nearly every course 

Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

We have been serving the higher education needs of the U.S. Armed Forces since 1947. Today, we enroll more than 55,000 active-duty military servicemembers, reservists, veterans, and their family members, and we boast the following accolades:

  • Military Times ranked UMGC as the No. 1 "Best for Vets" in Primarily Online Education for 2022
  • Military Times ranked UMGC as the No. 1 "Best for Vets Employer" in Education-Teaching-Administration for 2022

Find the Career You Want

We're committed to helping you transition to a post-military career you want in the field you love. For almost a decade, we've been providing our students and alumni with a full suite of lifetime career services—at no cost, and for the rest of your life. We're proud to offer

  • Virtual recruitment fairs for servicemembers and veterans
  • 24/7 access to CareerQuest, our employer database that contains job and internship postings, tools to help with your resume and interview skills, and other career resources
  • Career planning resources, including resume and interview preparation tips
  • Community Connect, our innovative program that matches students and alumni looking for career advice or mentorship with UMGC alumni and industry professionals
  • Lifetime access to all our career services


Effective July 1, 2019, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) changed its name to University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC).

University of Maryland Global Campus is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. UMGC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland and is governed by the USM Board of Regents. UMGC is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). University of Maryland Global Campus, 9625 Belvoir Road, Barden Education Center, Building 1017, Room 128, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060.