Please read all instructions below before completing your online application. We suggest that you reserve about 30 minutes to complete the online application.
To apply, you must submit the online application and all required documents to the Graduate School along with the required nonrefundable application fee. The Graduate School will not process or review an application until the application fee is paid.
Graduate School Requirements - Before completing the online application, please review Graduate School admissions requirements and guidelines in the "Admissions" section of the Graduate Catalog here - http://graduate.umaryland.edu/policies/
Program Specific Requirments - Many programs have additional requirements such an an interview or a CV. It is important that you contact the office of the program to which you are applying about additional admission requirements. Failure to do so many result in applications not being considered. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2017.
In addition to completing the online application, you are required to submit the following items as part of your application for admission:
Send to the Graduate School
- One (1) set of official transcripts or marks sheets from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended.
Each transcript should bear the signature of the registrar and the seal of the granting institution and should include the years of attendance, courses taken, grades received, class standing, and the degree, diploma, or certificate conferred. Although photocopies of credentials are acceptable for initial reviews, the Graduate School must receive official versions of all academic credentials before admitting students. Transcripts may be requested directly through your degree-granting institution(s), or through one of the following transcript clearinghouse services:
Transcripts may be sent to:
University of Maryland, Baltimore
The Graduate School
620 W. Lexington St., 5th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Official electronic transcripts may be sent directly from your degree-granting institution to email@example.com
- Application for in-state status classification (Maryland residents only).
- Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports (International Applicants Only).
International applicants are required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language must be sent directly from either TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) agencies. Minimum required scores are 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL, and 7.0 on the IELTS. All official scores must be sent directly from either TOEFL (please use institution code #5848) or IELTS to the Graduate School.
- $75 (US) Non-refundable application fee.
This fee can be paid online or sent directly to the Graduate School at the address above.
Note: GRE scores are not required for admission to this certificate program. An admission interview (via phone or Skype) may be requested.
- Statement of Academic Goals and Research Interests (pdf) This essay can be pasted into the online application. If you do not apply online, it must be sent directly to the graduate program to which you are seeking admission. The statement should be between 300 and 500 words, and should outline your goals and objectives for pursuing graduate study.
Send to the program director of your desired certificate program
- Resume or CV
Contact Information for Program Directors
While you may check the status and progress of your application online, you may not make further modifications (changes, additions, etc.) to it online once it has been electronically submitted to the Graduate School. Any corrected or additional information needs to be sent to the Graduate School via postal mail or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not attempt to update your application by re-submitting it again.