Professional Development Resources

Faculty Development Center

The Faculty Development Center supports UMBC faculty in their teaching, research and creative activity, and service. It promotes initiatives that improve undergraduate and graduate education by valuing teaching as well as research and helping to link the two. It also serves to enhance faculty members’ lives during all phases of their careers by connecting faculty with resources for innovation and renewal.

Career Services Center

Information on Career Services for students, faculty, and staff.  On the homepage, click on the link for Career Guide. This development guide includes the current academic year Career Services Center event calendar plus relevant career planning, resume and interviewing tips.

Graduate School

Information about UMBC’s graduate programs and resources.

Undergraduate Admissions

Information about UMBC’s undergraduate programs and resources.

UMBC Division of Professional Studies

UMBC Division of Professional Studies (DPS) offers customized, high-quality, credit and non-credit certificate, training and graduate degree programs that reflect the values of a major research university and the performance of a private company.  Enrolling over 12,500 students and professionals annually, the combined enterprise offers programs on-campus, onsite, online and at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD.

Continuing and Professional Studies’ undergraduate courses through Special Sessions, graduate certificates, and masters programs are eligible for tuition remission.

UMBC Training Centers

UMBC Training Centers provides high quality professional, scientific and technical training to individual students and organizations. UMBC employees and their families receive a 50% discount.


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