At a Glance
- Completely Online
Average Completion Time
- 3-4 Years (Master’s Part Time)
- 1 year (Certificate part-time)
- 36 (Master’s)
- 12 (Certificate)
Tuition & Fees
- MD & Regional Resident: $688 per credit
- Non-Resident: $1,182 per credit
Why Learning and Performance Technology?
With the rapid expansion of online learning platforms and nontraditional educational opportunities, experienced Instructional Designers and Performance Improvement Specialists are in high demand. In both the public and private sectors, there is a significant need for trained professionals who can design and deliver effective learning products. Through applied learning and a future-focused curriculum, UMBC’s graduate programs in Learning and Performance Technology will help you meet this demand.
- The LAPT graduate program at UMBC helps students advance their career and achieve their professional goals in this rapidly expanding field.
- Students complete their program with a professional portfolio of work that they can show to potential employers, providing a significant competitive advantage.
- Our graduates work in positions in a wide variety of high-profile organizations. These include IBM, the National Security Agency, T. Rowe Price, Booz Allen and Hamilton, Johns Hopkins Hospital and many more.
- As the career outlook for Instructional Designers looks bright, now is a great time to consider a professional degree.
- The faculty for our Learning and Performance Technology Programs is comprised of industry experts.
- UMBC provides education and training opportunities that respond to the need for trained and qualified technical professionals.
- Times Higher Education has named UMBC one of the top universities worldwide for social and economic impact in 2019 and 2020.
- UMBC has earned accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the Accrediting Board for Engineering Technology, Inc.; the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
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