University of Maryland Global Campus Transfer Agreement

Students can save up to


by completing their associate degree at College of Southern Maryland and then finishing up at University of Maryland, Global Campus (based on average costs 2020-21).

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), formerly University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has a mission to improve the lives of adult learners by operating as Maryland's open university, serving working adults, military service-members, their families, and veterans across the United States, and around the world. UMGC provides our students with open, affordable and quality higher education. As a recognized leader in career relevant education, the university embraces innovation and change aligned with our purpose and sharing our perspectives and expertise.

Articulated Program Requirements:

  • If a CSM does not earn a degree before transferring to UMGC, the courses will be accepted under the following conditions:
    • A maximum of 70 applicable credit hours will be transferred.
    • The grade earned in the course in question is at least a D.
    • The student does not take the equivalent course at UMGC.
    • The course in question is not being awarded UMGC credits directly. 

Articulated Program Benefits:

  • CSM students may be simultaneously admitted to UMGC as well through the Dual Admission Program.
  • Students may complete the UMGC curriculum part-time or full-time, online or in hybrid format, where available, or in any combination thereof. 

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