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Facts about UMES

  • President: Heidi M. Anderson, Ph.D.  

    Operating Budget 
    122.8 million in FY 2017, 33% in state support 
    Sponsored Programs

    20.2 million for research contracts and grants FY 2017, up from 13.1 million in FY 2001



    UMES is accredited by:

    • The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
    • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation
    • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) 
    • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
    • Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
    • American Chemical Society (ACS)
    • American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
    • Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA)
    • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
    • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International
    • The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
    • Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET) - Engineering program

    UMES Academic Programs 

    UMES offers an upper division certificate in Family Financial Planning and Special Education, bachelor's degrees in 38 areas, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Special Education, 14 master's degrees, and 8 doctoral degrees in physical and biological sciences, social, and behavioral sciences, engineering, education, mathematics, information technology, humanities, and visual and performing arts (see the catalog of undergraduate 2015-2016 & graduate catalog of 2015-2017); UMES Scholarships, Endowed Scholarships, and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Scholarship Funds.


    New School of Pharmacy & Health Professions Building 

    The new School of Pharmacy & Health Professions is an 110,000 GSF facility that will provide space for the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions programs that include Professional Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor and Master’s of Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate programs, Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master’s of Rehabilitation Counseling, Bachelor’s programs of  Rehabilitation Services, Rehabilitation Psychology, Kinesiology (Exercise Science) and all administrative support, and the office for the Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions.