University of Maryland Global Campus is a public institution of higher education with open admission, global reach and a specific mission: to offer quality academic programs to students whose responsibilities may include jobs, family and military service.
A pioneer in adult and distance education since 1947, UMGC strives to harness the power of learning science and technology to educate its students. Today, the University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as support services to more than 82,500 students in Maryland and around the world.
UMGC has been sending faculty overseas to teach active duty military personnel in Europe (since 1949) and Asia (since 1956) and currently operates online and on U.S. military installations in 20+ countries.
A member institution of the University System of Maryland, UMGC is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.