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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Information Systems

Baltimore, MD

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of Information Systems is located in Baltimore, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Human-centered computing
Master of Science (MS) Information systems
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Health information technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human-centered computing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 205
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

548
Applied
312
Accepted
108
Enrolled
57%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

432
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.85%
Black or African American 17.36%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 10.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.39%
Unknown 4.4%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 38
Male (46)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence/knowledge management, database/data mining, health information technology, human-centered computing, software engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,621,293

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle, I 404
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Aryya Gangopadhyay
Professor and Chair
Email: gangopad@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2620
Fax: 410-455-1217