The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is the research doctoral-granting institution on the Eastern Shore and, since 1890, it has been the land-grant campus of the State. Instruction, research and service are provided through major academic clusters. These clusters include liberal arts and sciences, agriculture, business, engineering and technology, education, marine and environmental sciences, allied health, hospitality, and special academic services. Degrees are offered in thirty-two bachelor, seven masters, and two doctoral programs. Some distinctive bachelor degree programs are Agribusiness, Airway Science, Construction Management, Criminal Justice, Engineering Technology, Environmental Science, Hotel and Restaurant Management, and Rehabilitation Services. Master degrees are offered in Agriculture and Extension Education, Applied Computer Science, Food and Agricultural Sciences, Guidance and Counseling, Physical Therapy, and Special Education. Doctoral and master degrees are granted in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences, and Toxicology.
Basic and applied research covers International and Domestic Agriculture Sciences, Marine and Environmental Sciences, and Computer and Mathematical Sciences. Professional accreditation includes Airway Science (UAA); Dietetics (ADA); Construction Management (ACCE); Physical Therapy (CAPTE); and Teacher Education (NASDTEC). The University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
July 18, 2000
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