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As you explore University of Maryland University College Europe's (UMUC Europe) offerings, one thing becomes clear: everything UMUC does is geared toward helping soldier-students, like you, earn a high-quality degree or certificate in a timely and convenient fashion. You'll get a multitude of convenient services -- online and in-person -- including academic advising, financial aid services, registration help, and comprehensive library resources.
UMUC Europe has been the leading educational partner with the U.S. Department of Defense for over 60 years, making the university particularly sensitive to the needs of military students and well-prepared to handle details specific to military life. Its graduate programs partner, Bowie State University, has offered master's degrees and graduate certificates to soldiers in Europe since 1993. You can get individual service from local UMUC Europe field representatives and choose from hundreds of courses at more than 60 military installations throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
University of Maryland University College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Sessions begin five times per year to provide you with maximum flexibility in scheduling your courses.
On-site Classes: Daytime, evening, and weekend classes are offered at many locations throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Online Classes: Hundreds of courses are offered online through the Online Education program, so you can attend class at your convenience from anywhere in the world.
50/50 Hybrids: The best of both worlds. Online convenience and on-site support. Classes meet half of the time face to face and half of the time online in a virtual classroom.
UMUC Europe offers an unparalleled breadth of programs so that, whatever your field of interest, you'll find a major that equips you with the knowledge and skills that the workplace demands. While stationed in Europe, you can earn certificates and degrees in dozens of dynamic fields such as business, information technology, or social sciences. Each major has specialized content that's tailored to employer trends and opportunities.
Through UMUC's partner institutions, Frostburg State University (FSU) and Salisbury University (SAL), students can obtain degrees in the fields of teacher education and social work. UMUC also offers certificates and master's degrees in business administration, cybersecurity, information technology, and management (criminal justice or homeland security) in Europe.
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What really sets UMUC apart from other universities is its faculty. The vast majority of UMUC's faculty members hold senior positions and advanced degrees in their fields of expertise, so they are uniquely qualified to keep you apprised of emerging trends.
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At UMUC, we're there when you need us. Whether you need 24/7 library services or financial aid advice, experts are easily available to answer your questions.
Financial Aid: UMUC Europe offers a wide variety of financial aid opportunities -- many specific to military members and their families -- in the form of scholarships, grants, low-interest loans, book awards, and veterans educational benefits, in addition to accepting military tuition assistance.
Admission Requirements: Our admission procedures are designed to meet the needs of nontraditional students. Most applicants who have a high school diploma or the equivalent can be admitted and register for an undergraduate class simultaneously. In most cases, neither transcripts nor test scores are required the first time a person enrolls with UMUC Europe. Students registering through the GoArmyEd portal are given priority processing for official evaluations once UMUC receives all required documents.
Academic Advising: Skilled advisors help you select the courses you need to earn your degree efficiently.
To better meet the needs of adult learners like you, UMUC has forged strategic relationships with many outside organizations. UMUC welcomes transfer credit from community colleges and other accredited universities. And to support the military, UMUC collaborates with key military schools and programs, including Army (SOCAD) Degree Builders and EArmyU. UMUC is also a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College.
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Please visit our Web site often as further information develops. You may find the links helpful in learning more about the UMUC Europe and Bowie State University programs available to you through GoArmyEd. We look forward to working with you!