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University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus

University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus is college with 479 students located in Columbia, MD.

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Overview

Overview

University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus says

You can take college classes that work toward either an undergraduate or graduate degree at this University of Phoenix location in Maryland. Study online to earn a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration or Organizational Security and Management. Regardless of which concentration you choose, college classes for these degrees are designed to provide you with flexibility and convenience. Why study criminal justice online? For busy individuals like you, squeezing a fixed college schedule into an already hectic lifestyle can be practically impossible. The flexibility offered by online college classes means that you can work toward your degree on your own time.

In addition to criminal justice degrees, students at the Maryland Campus have access to a number of other degree programs. These include:

Nursing and Health Care Technology Business Management Psychology Human Services Arts and Sciences

A limited number of these programs are also offered on-campus. These include undergraduate and graduate degrees in business or technology, such as:

Bachelor of Science in Business/e-Business Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Master of Business Administration

When studying at the Maryland Campus, students are given access to a number of Internet forums where they can interact with faculty members and have access to their coursework. Via the use of dedicated chat rooms, Maryland Campus students can speak to classmates in real time. Since students have access to their coursework at all hours, they can sit down to study whenever they find it convenient, whether early in the morning or late at night. Students take just one course at a time.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 479
Gender 59% Male / 41% Female
Geography 3% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 68% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
International 3%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Ethnicity Unknown 35%
Black or African American 40%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Business Administration and Management (76%), Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance (16%), Accounting and Business/Management (5%), Network and System Administration/Administrator (1%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

An integrated or combined program in accounting and business administration/management that prepares individuals to function as accountants and business managers.

Job Opportunities:

Financial Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.
Accountants and Auditors
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Financial Analysts
Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; telecommunications; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.

Job Opportunities:

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Information Security Analysts
Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Database Administrators
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Network Support Specialists
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

A program that prepares individuals to manage the computer operations and control the system configurations emanating from a specific site or network hub. Includes instruction in computer hardware and software and applications; local area (LAN) and wide area (WAN) networking; principles of information systems security; disk space and traffic load monitoring; data backup; resource allocation; and setup and takedown procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Information Security Analysts
Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Network Support Specialists
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

Administration & Faculty

President William Pepicello, PhD
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 20
Student : Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 85 : 15
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 5

Admissions

Admissions

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $19,443 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,337
$30K-$48K $17,884
$48K-$75K $20,969
$75K-$110K $23,078

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $9,480, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,623 Same as On-Campus
Fees $760 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,230
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $11,383 $17,613

Students Receiving Aid

79% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 84% $8,253
Federal Scholarships/Grants 68% $4,388
Institutional Grants 32% $469
Other Federal Grants 11% $500
Pell Grants 68% $4,312
Student Loans 84% $8,253

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://faw.phoenix.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.phoenix.edu/tuition_and_financial_options/tuition_and_fees.html.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

15% of students graduated in six years.

57% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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