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College Profile: University of Maryland - Online School

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is the world's largest provider of online education, as well as one of the 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland.

For over 50 years, UMUC has fulfilled its principal mission: to provide adult learners with access to high-quality education opportunities. Today, more than 70,000 men and women worldwide are pursuing their education and career goals at UMUC. Last year, UMUC had more than 97,000 enrollments in its online courses.

UMUC's online program offerings surpass those of any other university in the world. Students can choose from more than 40 bachelor's and master's degree programs available completely online.

Each semester, UMUC offers hundreds of online courses in wide range of disciplines, including accounting, business administration, communication, education, information technology, and social science.

Online courses at UMUC are asynchronous, making it possible for students to log in at any time of day or night. Students interact with faculty and course-mates through WebTycho, the university's own online delivery software.

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