Graduate School Offers Online Certificate Programs

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Graduate School is offering 100 percent online, asynchronous graduate certificates in Aging and Applied ThanatologyResearch EthicsResearch AdministrationScience CommunicationIntegrative Health and Wellness, Global Health Systems and Services and Implementation and Dissemination Science.

Our 12-credit programs can be completed by a working professional over the course of one year. We’ve structured the program to be as flexible as possible – work anytime, anywhere! Each certificate program consists of four eight-week courses, administered in sequential order.

Each certificate is a stackable credential that can be applied toward a Master of Science in Health Science. The 30-credit MS Health Science program is available entirely online and can be completed by a working professional is as little as 18 months. Upon the successful completion of your certificate, all 12 credits are completely transferable to the MS Health Science program and the GRE requirement is waived. This means that when you finish your certificate, you’ll be 18 credits away from a master’s degree!

Great news, UMB faculty and staff: These programs are covered by tuition remission for benefit-eligible employees; if you fall into that category, your tuition will be covered by the University.

In addition, our certificate programs qualify for federal financial aid. To learn more and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), visit UMB’s University Student Financial Assistance website.

The deadline for fall enrollment to our graduate certificate programs is July 15Apply today!

Ready to learn more about our certificate and MS Health Science programs? We’re going live on social media to talk about our programs and answer your questions in real time. Join us! Register here. Follow @UMBGradSchool on Twitter or Facebook, using hashtag #GradChat to learn more about our certificate programs.

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Jade GrantEducation, Research, UMB NewsApril 10, 20180 comments

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