Washington, DC

School Details

University of the Potomac was founded in 1991 with a mission to, "provide educational opportunities primarily at the undergraduate level leading to career enhancement for its multicultural adult learners by offering affordable and accessible education in career-oriented disciplines." Potomac offers courses that are tailored to a working population who seek the education necessary to reach the next career level. Students can earn an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree through a variety of programs in the following areas of study:

  • Business
  • Accounting
  • International business
  • Information Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Contract Management

​Since University of the Potomac specializes in furthering the education of adult learners, all of its degree programs are available virtually as well as in traditional classrooms. The online degree programs are designed and taught by industry professionals who are dedicated to ensuring that the quality, relevance and discipline of the online programs are the same as the traditional face-to-face programs.

Accreditation & Licensing

University of the Potomac is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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All Programs


Advanced Certificate in Business Accounting Advanced Certificate in General Management Advanced Certificate in Government Contract Management Advanced Certificate in International Business Associate of Science in Business Associate of Science in International Business Certificate in Accounting Clerical Support Certificate in General Business Certificate in International Studies Certificate in Project Management Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / Geospatial Intelligence Master of Business Administration / Healthcare Administration Master of Business Administration / Hospitality & Tourism Master of Business Administration / Human Resources Master of Business Administration / Information Technology Master of Business Administration / International Business Master of Business Administration / Management Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Business Administration / Project Management Master of Business Administration / Public Policy

Computer Science & IT

Advanced Certificate in Information Systems Management Advanced Certificate in Network Security Management Associate of Science in Information Technology Associate of Science in Network Security Management Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Certificate in Information Assurance (Undergraduate) Certificate in Network Security Management (Undergraduate) Master of Science in Information Technology

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security & Policy


Advanced Certificate in Health Systems Management Master of Healthcare Administration