Make the connections and acquire the skills you need to advance your career or start a new one.
Whether you want to rise in the ranks at your organization or are ready for a career change, the University of Baltimore can help you reach your goal. Here, you’ll make lifelong friendships and develop strong professional networks, learn from dedicated faculty with years of experience in their field, and find professional development opportunities that build on what you learn in class.
GRADUATE SUCCESS STORIES
"It helped to come to a school that's so invested in the field and has so many connections as well. ... If you come from the field of criminal justice in Baltimore city, UB is intertwined in some way, somehow, and to be in the field and represent the University at the same time makes you more credible."
Degree: M.S. '19 in Criminal Justice
Current Position: Baltimore Child Abuse Center, anti-trafficking and exploitation coordinator
"The substantive work in the classes all have direct relevance to my role in general and senior management. ... The online interface increases pressure on the student to be self-starting and disciplined, which also helps in terms of execution and leadership."
Degree: MBA '10
Current Position: Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association, senior vice president for source and international affairs
"It may sound cliche, but UB really did change my life. ... I wouldn't be where I am today without the fellowship and the belief the Schaefer Center's director, Dr. Ann Cotten, had in me. I made life-long friendships at UB and I will always be grateful for my time there."
Degree: M.F.A. in Integrated Design, '08
Current position: Central Arizona College, professor of digital media
Edward Shields III
"UB stresses the idea that working together, respecting others and helping others is vital to being a productive member in our society. It's a culture that you don't truly understand or appreciate until you enroll here."
Degree: J.D./M.S. '19
Current Position: Harford County State's Attorney's Office, assistant state attorney
WHY UB?#1 public master’s university in Maryland for students’ earning performance and advancing students’ social mobility
(Washington Monthly, 2019)
(Washington Monthly, 2019)
Information For Graduate Students
What academic programs does UB offer?UB offers more than 40 graduate programs, including certificates and dual-degree options. Explore all of our graduate degree programs and graduate certificates.
What opportunities are available beyond the classroom?
You’ll find plenty of career development opportunities while you’re at UB, whether it’s a graduate fellowship with our Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement or William Donald Schaefer Center for Public Policy, build a better Baltimore through the Community Development Fellowship Program, or unearth actionable data and analyses with the Jacob France Institute.
How do I fit classes around my full-time job?
With flexible course options, you can earn your degree on your schedule. Take classes in the evening, on the weekend, online, part time or full time. Not close to Baltimore? UB also offers several programs at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland.
What type of advising is available?
Our academic advisers will be some of your primary resources on campus. They can assist you with finding course options and registration, understanding academic policies, connecting with campus resources and fielding any other questions or concerns you may have. Learn more about the academic support UB offers.
Plus, UB’s Career and Internship Center is ready to help you build or revise your resume, find a job or internship, and more, from your first class to graduation day.
What are the admission requirements?The minimum graduate admission requirements are a bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution; a satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale and a personal statement.
Admission requirements vary depending on the program. For details, consult the specific requirements for the program in which you are interested.
You can afford UB.UB is committed to helping you afford your education. We automatically consider new graduate students for merit scholarships, and students in Washington, D.C., Delaware and many counties in Virginia and Pennsylvania are eligible to pay regional in-state tuition rates. Graduate assistantships can also help fund all or part of your tuition, while you gain professional and academic research experience.
Contact the Office of Admission:
- Christopher Jenkins, College of Public Affairs: 410.837.5946, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Yasmin Perkins, Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences: 410.837.4719, email@example.com
- Michelle Walters Johnson, Merrick School of Business: 410.837.4799, firstname.lastname@example.org