University of Maryland Global Campus

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.
  • For the Alliance Agreement, CSM student:
    • Encouraged to complete an Associate's degree before transferring to UMGC.
  • For the Accounting Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Accounting.
  • For the Business Administration Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Science in Business Administration, the Associate of Applied Science in Business Management, or the Associate of Applied Science in Accounting.
  • For the Communication Studies Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Arts in General Studies: Communication or the Associate of Arts in General Studies: Media Studies.
  • For the Computer Networks and Cybersecurity Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Network Security.
  • For the Computer Science Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Science in Computer Science.
  • For the Criminal Justice Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Arts in General Studies: Criminal Justice or the Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement.
  • For the Cybersecurity Management and Policy Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Information Assurance.
  • For the Data Science Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Science in Computer Science.
  • For the English Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Arts in General Studies: English.
  • For the General Studies Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Arts in General Studies: Communication, Associate of Arts in General Studies: English, or the Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Technology.
    • Note: transfer credits from the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute can be applied to this degree map for students in the Fire Science Technology program at CSM.
  • For the Graphic Communications Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Arts in General Studies: Media Studies
  • For the Homeland Security Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Applied Science in Homeland Security.
  • For the Human Resource Management Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Business Management. 
  • For the Information Systems Management Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems.
  • For the Laboratory Management Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology. 
  • For the Management Studies Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Science in Business Administration or the Associate of Applied Science in Business Management. 
  • For the Marketing Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Digital Marketing Management. 
  • For the Nursing Associate's-to-Bachelor's (ATB) Agreement, CSM students must:
    • Contact Mona Weber, ATB/Dual Admissions BSN Coordinator, rvweber@csmd.edu to discuss the program plan. 
    • Meet application requirements for CSM as a degree seeking student during the time they are enrolled in the AS degree portion of the curriculum.
    • Complete all of the general education requirements before starting the Associate of Science in Nursing curriculum.
    • Meet the application requirements for UMGC as a degree-seeking student during the entire time they are enrolled in the Associate's-to-Bachelor's option.
    • Dually enroll at CSM and UMGC for the time period during which they are earning their AS degree in Nursing.
    • Pass the NCLEX in order to continue at UMGC.
    • For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • For the Nursing RN to BSN Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must: 
    • Complete the Associate of Science in Nursing.
    • Possess an unencumbered RN license.
    • Complete the following courses either prior to enrolling at UMGC or completed the first semester at UMGC:
      • PSY-1010 at CSM (UMGC's PSYC-100)
      • SOC-1010 at CSM (UMGC's SOCY-100)
      • BIO-2070 and BIO-2070L at CSM (UMGC's BIOL-201)
      • BIO-2080 and BIO-2080L at CSM (UMGC's BIOL-202)
      • BIO-2010 and BIO-2010L at CSM (UMGC's BIOL-230)
      • ITS-1010 and ITS-1050 at CSM (UMGC's Any computer course)
      • MTH-1015 at CSM (UMGC's STAT-200)
  • For the Public Safety Administration Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Technology.
    • Note: transfer credits from the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute can be applied to this degree map.
  • For the Software Development and Security Degree Map (UMGC's version of a transfer agreement), CSM students must:
    • Complete the Associate of Science in Computer Science.
  • For the Alliance Agreement:
    • UMGC will accept students who have attended or graduated from the College of Southern Maryland with an Associate's Degree if the students completed and submitted UMGC's application for admission and have met UMGC's admission criteria.
    • Students may be allowed simultaneous admission to CSM and UMGC.
    • UMGC will have the UMGC admission application fee for Alliance Students so long as the last institution attended by the student is CSM. 
  • For the Nursing Associate's-to-Bachelor's (ATB) Agreement:
    • Students who are eligible for admission to the ATB Nursing program will receive the “ATB Special Discount” rate for UMGC courses. The discounted rate will be equivalent to the rate offered through UMGC's Maryland Completion Scholarship.

view our Alliance agreement

View our Nursing Associate's-to-Bachelor's 2021-2022 Degree Pathway

View our Nursing Associate's-to-Bachelor's MOU

View our Accounting Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Business Administration (from Accounting) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Business Administration (from Business Administration) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Business Administration (from Business Management) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Communication Studies (from General Studies: Communication) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Communication Studies (from General Studies: Media Studies) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Computer Science (from computer science) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Computer Science (from Computer Science with Cloud Computing) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Criminal Justice (from General Studies: Criminal Justice) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Criminal Justice (from Law Enforcement) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Data Science Degree Map 2021-2022

View our English Degree Map 2021-2022

View our General Studies (from General Studies: Communication) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our General Studies (from General Studies: English) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our General Studies (From Fire Science Technology) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Graphic Communication Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Homeland Security Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Human Resource Management Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Information Systems Management Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Laboratory Management Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Marketing Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Management Studies (from Business Administration) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Management Studies (from Business Management) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Nursing ATB Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Nursing (RN to BSN) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Public Safety Administration (from Fire Science Technology) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Software Development and Security (from Computer Science) Degree Map 2021-2022

View our Software Development and Security (from Software Development) Degree Map 2021-2022

 

FINANCIAL AID FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR ATB NURSING OPTION

  1. I am receiving federal or state financial aid. How will participating in UMGC's ATB Program impact my financial aid? While you are taking classes at CSM, your financial aid will be processed through CSM's financial aid office. Only CSM courses will be eligible for financial aid through CSM. You should contact UMGC's financial aid office to see what options are available to assist with your UMGC courses. 
  2. I am receiving Veterans' Benefits to assist with paying for my tuition. How will participating in UMGC's ATB Program impact my VA Benefits? While you are taking classes at CSM, CSM's Veterans staff will process your CSM class enrollment. You should contact UMGC's Veterans office to determine how to use your VA benefits for UMGC classes.  
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