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Admissions: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Application Dates

The application deadline for Spring 2018 is December 15
Spring 2018 Classes Start: January 29

The application deadline for Fall 2018 is August 1
Fall 2018 Classes Start: August 29

Admissions Requirements

Application Process

Applications for the post-baccalaureate certificates are accepted for the Fall & Spring semesters. To apply, complete a UMBC Graduate Application for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs.

  1. Apply online - Select Application for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
    • Submit your statement of goals as an attachment in the “Academic Goals and Research Interests” section
    • Recommendations are optional. Please put N/A in these fields if you choose not to enter names of references.
    • Complete residency information to be reviewed for in-state tuition rates
  2. Request unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions to be sent to UMBC Graduate School, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 or emailed to
  3. Submit Experience Form to or

The following information is required to process your application:

Mailing Instructions

All application documents should be mailed to:

UMBC Graduate School, Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

If you require further assistance, please contact Rickeysha Jones or call 301-738-6285

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