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College Profile: University of Phoenix-Maryland

 
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The University of Phoenix (UPX) is a for-profit educational institution that specializes in adult education. The largest private university in North America, it has an enrollment of more than 345,300 students. The school was founded in 1976 by Dr. John Sperling and is owned by the Apollo Group, Inc. The university has more than 200 campuses offering more than 100 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels in various fields of study.
 
8830 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD
21045-5423
866-766-0766 (general)
410-872-9001 (financial aid)
410-872-9001 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Other academic year
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
No Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

University of Phoenix-Maryland Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Not applicable
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
2,899 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Science in Business/Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Administration is designed to enable graduates to deal effectively with an increasingly complex business environment. The concentration courses stress skill development in the areas of management, decision making, accounting and finance, quantitative analysis, economics, marketing, and utilization of research findings.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and technology. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course. The Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration will prepare students for management careers based on sustainable business practices. The program emphasizes the development of skills in operating standards, enterprise planning, social responsibility, sustainable management techniques. Upon completion of this program students will possess the knowledge and skills needed to manage business enterprises for a sustainable future. In the Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration, 18 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete four required courses: BUS/284 (Survey of Green and Sustainable Business),MGT/360 (Sustainable Enterprise Management), BUS/372 (Business Sustainable Standards), and MGT/470 (Sustainable Enterprise Planning). Students must also complete two additional business elective courses (6-credit hours) within the Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration. In addition to the required course of study, students must satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124 for Kansas) semester-credit minimums required for completion of the degree.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and technology. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course. The Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration will prepare students for management careers based on sustainable business practices. The program emphasizes the development of skills in operating standards, enterprise planning, social responsibility, sustainable management techniques. Upon completion of this program students will possess the knowledge and skills needed to manage business enterprises for a sustainable future. In the Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration, 18 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete four required courses: BUS/284 (Survey of Green and Sustainable Business),MGT/360 (Sustainable Enterprise Management), BUS/372 (Business Sustainable Standards), and MGT/470 (Sustainable Enterprise Planning). Students must also complete two additional business elective courses (6-credit hours) within the Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration. In addition to the required course of study, students must satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124 for Kansas) semester-credit minimums required for completion of the degree.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Human Resource Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, research and evaluation, and technology. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course. Special emphasis is placed on critical business threads throughout the program, which include: globalization, innovation, ethics, technology, diversity, collaboration, and e-business. The Human Resource Management Concentration helps students develop an understanding of the fundamentals of human resource management and its strategic relevance in business. The concentration addresses the legal and ethical components of the decision making process involved in the human resources environment. The Human Resource Management Concentration introduces students to the basic concepts of human resource management, and allows further study in the areas of employment law, risk management, recruitment and selection of employees, international HR, change management, compensation and benefits, employee development, and performance management. Students will also develop an understanding of the critical business implications for human resource professionals today and in the future. HR practitioners and managers must be equipped with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of human resource management, along with strong skills in the areas of systems thinking, problem solving, influencing, negotiating, communications, and leadership. In the Human Resource Management Concentration, 18 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete three required courses: HRM/300 (Fundamentals of Human Resource Management), MGT/434 (Employment Law), and HRM/498 Strategic Human Resource Management and Emerging Issues). Students must also complete three additional business elective courses (9-credit hours)within the Human Resource Management Concentration. All courses in the Human Resource Management Concentration have prerequisite requirements, specifically HRM/300 (Fundamentals of Human Resource Management). In addition to the required course of study, students must satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124 for Kansas) semester credit minimums required for completion of the degree.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Management focuses on managing human and fiscal resources within the structure, culture and mission of any organization. The curriculum stresses skill development in the areas of critical thinking and decision making, organizational behavior, global business strategies, quality management and productivity, human resource management, and employment law.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and technology. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course. The Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship concentration provides students with a course framework built around small business planning, financial management, and integrated business topics on entrepreneurship and small business management. Within the concentration, students can elect to study advanced concepts in small business marketing, leadership, family business management, operations management, and business law for entrepreneurs. They may also elect to explore in more depth either small business management or entrepreneurship studies as a function of their concentration electives. Students graduating with the Small Business/Entrepreneurship concentration will be prepared to address the challenges and opportunities specific to small business management and entrepreneurship. In the Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship concentration, 18 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete four required courses: MGT/300 Survey of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Management, MGT401 The Small Business: Structure, Planning, Funding, MGT/418 Evaluating New Business Opportunities, and MGT/465 Small Business and Entrepreneurial Planning. Students must also complete two additional business elective courses (6-credit hours) within the Small Business/Entrepreneurship concentration. Select courses have prerequisite requirements. In addition to the required course of study, students must satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124 for Kansas) semester-credit minimums required for completion of the degree.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Information Systems Security (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Information System Security (BSIT/ISS) program provides the knowledge to successfully apply information technology theory and principles to address real world business opportunities and challenges. Under the guidance of practitioner faculty, the student uses innovative digital materials to develop competencies to apply: Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Programming, Database Development, Network Technologies, Information Systems Security, Web Technologies and Project Planning. This program's specialization, Information Systems Security, concentrates on the concepts and principles of securing and protecting the information assets of the organization. The curriculum is designed to produce graduates ready to function in information technology positions with the competencies, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in the workplace. It forms the basis for continued career growth, life-long learning as an IT professional, or a future graduate program.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Information Systems Security (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Information System Security (BSIT/ISS) program provides the knowledge to successfully apply information technology theory and principles to address real world business opportunities and challenges. Under the guidance of practitioner faculty, the student uses innovative digital materials to develop competencies to apply: Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Programming, Database Development, Network Technologies, Information Systems Security, Web Technologies and Project Planning. This program's specialization, Information Systems Security, concentrates on the concepts and principles of securing and protecting the information assets of the organization. The curriculum is designed to produce graduates ready to function in information technology positions with the competencies, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in the workplace. It forms the basis for continued career growth, life-long learning as an IT professional, or a future graduate program.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Multimedia and Visual Communication (Bachelor Degree)
The BSIT focuses on the analysis, design, and development of information technology within the context of business systems. This program's specialization, Multimedia and Visual Communication, concentrates on the design and development of digital media presentations.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program is focused on the acquisition of theory and application of technical competencies associated with the information technology profession. The courses prepare students with fundamental knowledge in core technologies, such as systems analysis and design, programming, database design, network architecture and administration, Web technologies and application development, implementation and maintenance.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Software Engineering (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Software Engineering (BSIT/SE) program provides the knowledge to successfully apply information technology theory and principles to address real world business opportunities and challenges. Under the guidance of practitioner faculty, the student uses innovative digital materials to develop competencies to apply: Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Programming, Database Development, Network Technologies, Information Systems Security, Web Technologies and Project Planning. This program's specialization, Software Engineering, concentrates on principles of software application development. The curriculum is designed to produce graduates ready to function in information technology positions with the competencies, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in the workplace. It forms the basis for continued career growth, life-long learning as an IT professional, or a future graduate program.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Web Development (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree program is focused on the acquisition of theory and application of technical competencies associated with the information technology profession. The courses prepare students with fundamental knowledge in core technologies, such as systems analysis and design; programming; database design; network architecture and administration;Web technologies; and application development, implementation, and maintenance.
Continuing Teacher Education (Continuing Education)
The College of Education at the University of Phoenix offers a variety of individual professional growth courses in areas such as technology, special education, reading, math, middle school, administration and early childhood. Some of these Continuing Education (CE) courses may lead to endorsement in a specialty area such as bilingual education or reading. These courses are offered in a concentrated and intensive format consisting of five workshop meetings which are usually offered in a weekend format. A 42-hour Outside Project is required 2 weeks after the last class meeting. For information on obtaining endorsements, contact your state Department of Education.
Continuing Teacher Education (Continuing Education)
The College of Education at the University of Phoenix offers a variety of individual professional growth courses in areas such as technology, special education, reading, math, middle school, administration and early childhood. Some of these Continuing Education (CE) courses may lead to endorsement in a specialty area such as bilingual education or reading. These courses are offered in a concentrated and intensive format consisting of five workshop meetings which are usually offered in a weekend format. A 42-hour Outside Project is required 2 weeks after the last class meeting. For information on obtaining endorsements, contact your state Department of Education.
Continuing Teacher Education (Continuing Education)
The College of Education at the University of Phoenix offers a variety of individual professional growth courses in areas such as technology, special education, reading, math, middle school, administration and early childhood. Some of these Continuing Education (CE) courses may lead to endorsement in a specialty area such as bilingual education or reading. These courses are offered in a concentrated and intensive format consisting of five workshop meetings which are usually offered in a weekend format. A 42-hour Outside Project is required 2 weeks after the last class meeting. For information on obtaining endorsements, contact your state Department of Education.

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