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Instructional Systems Development

Admissions: Instructional Systems Development  Certificate

Application Dates

Apply now for Fall 2019
Fall 2019 classes start: August 28th

The application deadline for summer is April 1st.

Non-Degree application deadlines are one week prior to the start of the semester.

Admissions Requirements:

Current UMBC Enrolled Students

If you are enrolled in a different UMBC MA or PhD. program you may add an Instructional Systems Development Certificate Program onto your current program. Please consult the Advisor in your current program to learn how these courses will fit in with your program. You may contact Renee Eisenhuth to learn more at

Certificate Courses and Advance Standing in the ISD Master’s Degree Program

Certificate courses can be applied to the ISD Training Systems Master’s degree. Many students who graduate from the Master’s program often start by taking courses in the certificate program. After a student completes one of the certificate programs, they have already completed 4 of the 12 courses for the Master’s degree.

Optional Interview:

An in-person or a phone interview is not required, but prospective students may have questions concerning the program. The purpose of the interview is to address any questions or concerns that you may have. It also is an opportunity to discuss your career plans, and to see how the program can help you reach your goals. Dr. Greg Williams, Graduate Program Director, is available to talk with prospective students. Dr. Greg Williams can be reached at

Application Process:

Your certificate application should include the following documents: (Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.)

Students who miss the application deadline may still take courses as a non-degree student and apply for formal admission the following semester.

Mailing Instructions

All application documents can be mailed to:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Graduate School, ISD Graduate Program
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

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