Professional Programs

UMBC’s applied graduate programs will put your career outlook into focus. Our students build applied knowledge through programs that focus on tomorrow’s innovations, growth, and success.

Claim Your Future.

We offer a broad array of professionally-focused master’s degree and certificate programs that address industry needs while anticipating future opportunities. Taught by highly-experienced practitioners and thought leaders in the field, students acquire the latest knowledge, skills, and preparation required to excel in the workplace.

COVID-19 updates for the Fall 2021 semester.

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Two Locations

Courses are designed to fit the busy schedule of the working professional and are conveniently offered in hybrid format and in-person at our Catonsville campus and The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD.

Programs Offered at Both Locations

  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Technical Management

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Featured Events

Do you have questions? Let’s get them answered! Join our virtual Question & Answer sessions with UMBC Professional Program’s Graduate Program Directors to get guidance based on your needs.

Shady Grove Professional Programs Virtual Q and A. Wednesday July 21. 6 to 7 PM
Shady Grove Professional Programs Virtual Q&A
Wednesday, July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Professional Programs Virtual Q and A. Thursday July 22. 6 to 7 PM
Main Campus Professional Programs Virtual Q&A
Thursday, July 22 @ 6:00 pm

Unable to attend? See our full event listing for more opportunities to connect with us!