Embracing change and innovation.
UMGC has long been recognized as a global pioneer in online learning, and we are committed to maintaining our leadership status. Today we’re combining academic excellence with transformative innovation to create a powerful new model for adult learning — even as we redefine what you should expect from your career.
If you think UMGC is simply an online version of a traditional higher education environment, think again. From the programs we build to the way we work, we’re an entirely different kind of university — and an entirely different kind of professional experience.

UMGC at a Glance

Students across the globe enrolled in UMGC programs
Faculty members employed by UMGC
UMGC locations in more than 25 countries and territories
Degrees, specializations and certificates offered by UMGC
Growth Projected UMGC enrollment expansion by 2020*
Growth Projected UMGC enrollment expansion by 2020*
It takes a dedicated team of talented professionals to provide our students with an exceptional learning experience. And we are committed to providing our team with exceptional career opportunities.
Our work gives members of the military service and adult learners the tools, techniques and insights to enhance their careers. It’s an approach that demands innovation and an open mind, and our team delivers on a scale that’s actively transforming an entire industry. Leveraging leading-edge technologies developed and implemented by an extraordinary technology team, our faculty delivers an exceptional education that truly changes lives.

Recognized as a leader.

2015 Educator of the Year
World Affairs Council
Prize of Excellence:
Open, Distance, Virtual and Flexible Learning
International Council of Open and Distance Education
International Council of Open and Distance Education
Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning Awards
Designation as National Center of Academic Excellence in
Information Assurance & Cyber Defense Education
National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security
Best in Category Awards — Learning Impact, Faculty
Development Network, and Online Laboratory
IMS Global Learning Consortium