University of Maryland-University College

3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010

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Boasting "maximum convenience, flexibility, and a wide array of course selections", the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) strives to provide a relevant and convenient education for all students, particularly emphasizing the needs of working adults. The school offers a wide range of certificate and degree programs to meet the diverse needs of all of its students. One such program is the school's Certificate in Management Foundations (CMF).

The CMF program prepares students for management and advisory positions in a variety of public- and private-sector career fields. The courses, which focus on both theoretical and practical knowledge, help students upgrade their skills to advance their careers. Advancing into a management positions has many perks. More than just an increased salary, management positions give persons a higher level of responsibility and challenge and a diversified skill-set, both of which can lead to even higher advancement.

All students are required to complete six courses to earn their degree (totaling 18 credits). Three of those courses are required, one covers finance topics, and two are electives for the students to choose. Required classes are Management and Organization Theory, Marketing Principles, and Human Resource Management. With the correct combination of classes, students can incorporate this program with UMUC's Bachelor of Business Administration degree program. Students interested in exploring this option are strongly encouraged to talk to a program advisor about its feasibility.

This certificate can be completed online, and typically can be finished in one year. Tuition runs, on average, around $4,500. Individuals interested in learning more are invited to reach out to UMUC program faculty.

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