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Online and Hybrid Acquisition and Supply Chain Management Education Masters and Graduate Certificate Programs at University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC)

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Founded in 1947, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is one of 11 accredited, degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USMD). UMUC Is Now University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) - Effective July 1, 2019, UMUC's name officially changed to University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC).

Offering a broad range of cutting-edge classes, UMGC has earned a global reputation for excellence as a comprehensive virtual university and for focusing on the unique educational and professional development needs of adult students. 

As a globally-focused university serving more than 90,000 students worldwide, UMGC offers an unparalleled breadth of programs, each tailored to meet the needs of the marketplace. Whatever your field of interest, you’re sure to find the program that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to advance your career.

You learn online or in a flexible hybrid format that combines online and classroom learning for select programs. UMGC offers convenient evening and weekend classes for busy professionals at 20+ locations in the United States offering hybrid classes.

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Academic Programs



Masters Program

  • Management Master's Degree with Acquisition and Supply Chain Management Specialization: The acquisition and supply chain management specialization is designed for midcareer professionals but is also suitable for newcomers. You'll build a foundation in the strategic and operational aspects of the end-to-end supply chain and procurement functions. Learn best practices to use in your current role in this career-focused specialization. This program is designed to help prepare you for work in contracting, acquisition, supply chain management, or procurement.

Graduate Certificate Program

  • Acquisition and Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate: The acquisition and supply chain management graduate certificate at University of Maryland Global Campus will help you build a foundation in the strategic and operational aspects of the end-to-end supply chain and procurement functions. Learn best practices to use in your current role and develop new contacts through networking opportunities in the career-focused program. This program is appropriate for midcareer professionals and also those new to the field.

Graduate Admissions

  • Applicants for graduate certificate and master's degree programs must complete and submit an application for admission along with a nonrefundable application fee. To be admitted, you must have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited degree-granting university or college. Degrees from other accredited institutions may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • For most programs, you can enroll in and begin earning your first 6 credits at UMGC as long as you submit an official transcript(s) demonstrating completion of a bachelor's degree by the last day of the first term of enrollment at UMGC. However, for some programs, they need to verify your official transcript(s) demonstrating completion of a bachelor's degree prior to admission.