12 months
23580 USD/year
23580 USD/year
14814 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Community Leadership program University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) includes core courses that provide a broad understanding of the leadership, ethical and quantitative skills needed to excel as a community leader.

Visit the official programme website for more information



Upon completing the core, students can take courses in policy, race/gender/class, education, urban studies, non-profits, health, and social entrepreneurship.

The Community Leadership program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) draws upon courses in the Graduate Certificate in the Non-Profit Sector currently offered through the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Health Administration and Policy and the Social Entrepreneurship pathway of the MPS in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Community Leadership
  • Capstone Project: Theory, Action, and Results
  • Social Inequality and Social Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale, or equivalent. Applicants with grades on a scale other than 4.0, will be evaluated based on standards for the country of their degree.
  • GRE scores are not required for admission
  • English proficiency scores (Exceptions to English Proficiency Requirement):
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores: 99 iBT
      • Internet Based TOEFL (iBT) Scores Breakdown: Writing (23), Listening (23), Reading (25), Speaking (28, 23 acceptable if have 2 years’ work experience in supervisory or management positions in the U.S.)
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores: Minimum score 7.0
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic scores: 68
    • For Spring 2022, we will also accept Duolingo English test: Minimum score 120
    • Scores must be less than 2 years old

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14814 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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