Proper placement in critical core courses helps ensure your success and allows you to advance more quickly toward your degree goals. University of Maryland Global Campus offers complimentary placement testing to help determine the most appropriate course in select foreign languages for your academic success.
You are not required to take a writing placement before you register for a writing course at UMGC.
The recommended sequence for fulfilling the general education communications requirement in communications is WRTG 100A and WRTG 101.
If you have taken college-level writing coursework at another institution, you should talk with an advisor to determine whether you have already fulfilled the general education communications requirement for 100-level writing.
It is strongly recommended that you take placement tests in your first term at UMGC. Your test results, in conjunction with your academic background, goals, and interests, will be used by academic advisors to recommend a course that is most appropriate for your academic success.
Test Information for Students with Disabilities
If you have a disability or temporary disabling condition that will prevent you from taking a placement test under standard test conditions, please e-mail Accessibility Services for information on testing accommodations.