The University of Maryland, Baltimore County is an American public research university, which was founded in 1966, as part of the University System of Maryland. The university has established a focus on the natural sciences and engineering, but also provides programs in the liberal arts. The school offers 54 majors, 42 minors and 20 certificate educational opportunities in its undergraduate program. UMBC's Graduate School has made available 33 master's degree programs, 23 doctoral degree programs and 20 graduate certificate programs. The institution consists of three colleges - The... See full description.
Walden University is a private, specialized distance-learning institution, granting Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Ed.S. (Education Specialist), Ed.D. (Doctor of Education), D.B.A. (Doctor of Business Administration), and Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) degrees in a number of academic fields. It was founded in 1970 by two teachers aiming to find a better way for adults to pursue higher education without having to leave their jobs. This is why the programs provided focus on relevance and... See full description.