University of Maryland Global Campus has repeatedly been recognized for our innovative educational programs and commitment to excellence.

Most Recent Awards & Achievements

Online Education Awards & Achievements

  • Educator of the Year | World Affairs Council | 2015
  • 20 Best Online Bachelor in Marketing Degree Programs | TheBestSchools.org | 2013
  • Outstanding Online Program | Online Learning Consortium | 2013
  • Distance Program of the Year | University Professional and Continuing Education Association, Mid-Atlantic Region | 2012
  • Best Distance Learning Program | Maryland Distance Learning Association | 2011
  • Best Practices Silver Award for Distance Learning Programming, Online Technology, Higher Education Category | United States Distance Learning Association | 2011
  • Outstanding eLearning Program | Instructional Technology Council | 2010
  • Outstanding Technical Support and Service Award | Instructional Technology Council | 2010

Military/Veteran Awards & Achievements

Affordability Awards & Achievements

  • 2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Law Degrees | OnlineU | 2018
  • Best Buy | Bachelor's degrees in accounting, business administration, finance, human resources management, and marketing | GetEducated.com | 2014
  • No. 4 Best Affordable Online College | Best Value Schools | 2014
  • Top 15 Most Affordable Online Social Science Degree Programs | Social Science Careers | 2014
  • Best Buy | Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Distance Education and E-Learning, and Master of Education in Instructional Technology | GetEducated.com | 2011

Cyber Security Awards & Achievements

  • 2nd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Silver Bracket National Cyber League | 2019
  • 3rd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Cyber Maryland | 2019
  • 2nd and 3rd Place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Zero Day Con CTF | 2019
  • 1st Place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Montgomery College CTF 4 Year Division | 2019
  • 3rd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | MAGIC, Inc. CTF | 2019
  • Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program | University of Maryland Global Campus | SC Magazine | 2019
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | SecureSet DC War Games | 2018
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Parsons Cyber CTF | 2018
  • 3rd Place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Parsons Corp. Capture the Flag Competition | 2018
  • Best Information Governance Service Provider 2018 | University of Maryland Global Campus | InfoGov18 | 2018
  • Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program | University of Maryland Global Campus | SC Magazine | 2018
  • Silver Award | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | National Cyber Analyst Challenge | 2018
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | MAGIC, Inc. CTF | 2018
  • 2nd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | MAGIC, Inc. CTF | 2018
  • 3rd place Bronze Bracket | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | National Cyber League | 2018
  • 3rd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | MAGIC, Inc. CTF | 2017
  • 3rd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Parsons Cyber CTF | 2017
  • 2nd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | HackEd Halloween Hackathon | 2017
  • Judges Choice Award | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Eastern Regional CPTC | 2017
  • 3rd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Parsons Cyber CTF | 2017
  • 2nd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | White Hat Academy CTF | 2017
  • 2nd and 3rd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | White Hat Academy CTF | 2017
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition team | Cyber DiploHack | 2015
  • National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence | U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center | 2015
  • National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education | National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security | 2015
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Global Cyberlympics | 2014
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | North American Cyberlympics | 2014
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Maryland Cyber Challenge | 2014
  • 1st place, Worldwide Overall Undergraduate Division | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center Digital Forensics Challenge | 2013
  • 1st place, Collegiate and Pro Divisions | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Maryland Cyber Challenge | 2013
  • 2nd place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Global Cyberlympics | 2012
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | North American Cyberlympics | 2012
  • 1st place | UMGC Cyber Competition Team | Maryland Digital Forensics Investigation Challenge | 2012