Study Master's Degrees in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Baltimore at a glance

Baltimore, the largest of its kind from Maryland and the largest independent city of the U.S.A. has a unique atmosphere. Being also home to the most public monuments per capita, Baltimore is also known as “Charm city”, “The city of firsts” or, as one of its mottos says, “The city that reads”. This city is famous for its second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic area, the Inner Harbour, who attracts visitors and locals altogether. Besides its harbour-urban park, Baltimore has hundreds of districts with plenty of cultures, vibes and styles. From modern skyscrapers to picturesque brick buildings, Baltimore stands out in the United States of America. The rich culture of Baltimore is also visible from the large number of artists that lived there, such as writer Edgar Allan Poe, singer Billie Holiday, baseball player Babe Ruth, and composer Francis Scott Key, who wrote the national anthem of the U.S.A.


Studying in Baltimore

In Baltimore you may earn a Bachelor’s degree in fields such as American/Asian/ancient studies, engineering, dance, biology, accounting, advertising, communication sciences and others.

You Master’s degree programme is available in biological sciences, engineering, computer sciences, business administration (MBA and executive MBA), education, leadership, nursing and others. PhD programmes and certificates can also be found in Baltimore’s universities.

You may also find a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree programme from universities specialized in liberal arts, theology, culinary arts and hospitality management or medicine. Most of the courses are available in full-time and part-time versions. If you wish to enrol in a distance degree course, in Baltimore you may find blended or fully online programmes.

While some universities include a foundation programme, others have associate degree programmes in their catalogue for fields such as accounting, business, cyber security, engineering and education, medicine and others.


Career opportunities in Baltimore

While some universities offer courses in order to ease the students’ way to employment, others provide counselling, internships, workshops and other opportunities.

Baltimore, however, was an industrial town that now focuses on a service economy that keeps local economy stable. Downtown Baltimore is the city’s business heart, where technology is growing so fast that Forbes ranked the city as fourth America’s “new tech hot spot”. The main employment providers are two famous institutions: a hospital and a university.

The World Trade Centre Baltimore, located in the harbour is in charge of international commerce, while tourism placed the city on the East Coast map.


Baltimore city life

Baltimore is represented by the famous and spectacular Inner Harbour area, which also includes the National Aquarium. There are also other attractions such as the Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Fort McHenry or the neighbourhoods of Fells Point and Mount Vernon.

If you wish to mix indoor activities with culture, you may visit the Walters Art Museum, the Sports Legends Museums at Camden Yards, Baltimore Museum of Industry and B&O Railroad Museum or Charles Theatre.

Arts and entertainment have their own areas, found in Station North Arts and Entertainment District, Highlandtown Arts District and Bromo Arts & Entertainment District. A famous institution also is the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Some of the events that attract visitors are the Artscape and Maryland Film Festival. However, nightlife in Baltimore is active and impressive in some of the city’s neighbourhoods, where you can find bars, taverns, clubs or sports bars.

International atmosphere in Baltimore

Baltimore is a mixed city, when it comes to culture and origins of its inhabitants. Locals are friendly and try to keep a small town atmosphere. You may meet Hispanics, Africans, French and Chinese.

International students appreciate the urban-harbour vibe of this city and are welcomed by locals.

Weather Baltimore

Baltimore’s climate is based on four seasons. Winters are cool and sometimes there are snowfalls, autumns and springs are warm and, sometimes, with precipitations and summers are very warm and humid. Afternoons sometimes bring a pleasant breeze. Average temperatures are of 2.1°C (35.8°F) in January and 27.1°C (80.7°F) in July.

Universities in Baltimore

The Carey Business School is the graduate business school of Johns Hopkins University, America’s first academic research institution.

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Serving over 2,700 undergraduate students as well as nearly 900 online students, Stevenson University is committed to providing exceptional experiences, a connection to career, and a community centered on student success.

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University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is Maryland’s public health, law, and human services university, dedicated to excellence in education, research, clinical care, and public service.

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Coppin State University is a model urban, residential liberal arts university located in the northwest section of the City of Baltimore that provides academic programs in the arts and sciences, teacher education, nursing, graduate studies, and continuing education.

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