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Why Do Students Choose University of the Potomac?

University of the Potomac is a regionally accredited higher education institution offering on campus and online learning experiences. Our high-quality, affordable associate’s degree,  bachelor’s degree, master’s degree programs and professional certificates make education accessible to anyone who wants to elevate their learning and their life.

Our curriculum is ever-evolving so we remain current and provide the skills and knowledge graduates need to succeed.

Our flexible learning options allow you to integrate your studies into your life and transferring credits from other institutions is a seamless process.

With counseling and guidance, we strive to help you in your career – either by getting it started or helping you find a new path to success. Both on your first day of class and your first day after graduation, Career Resources will help you navigate your career path and make good choices.

Accredited and Evolving

With a rich history and accredited curriculum, what you learn at University of the Potomac will be relevant and applicable, and employers will respect the work that it takes to earn your degree and the education behind it.
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Programs Designed for Success

The programs and learning options for our students are designed to provide the education and skills needed in high demand careers in business and technology. This is by design - so your advanced education will lead you to success in your career and your life.
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High-Quality, Not High Cost

Our mission is to provide quality education that is accessible by removing the barrier of unaffordability. For tuition, we offer a standard per credit rate and a resource fee. We have numerous scholarship opportunities for those who qualify and we provide financial aid and assistance.
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Learning on Location or Online

Whether at our main campus in the heart of Washington, D.C. or our satellite campus in Vienna, Virginia, our campuses are conveniently located. Both locations serve as the home of Government offices and Fortune 500 Companies, and offer close proximity to great career opportunities and rich cultures. Our education is also accessible from wherever you want to learn through our online program options.
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At-A-Glance

89%

University Satisfaction Rate

88%

Faculty Satisfaction Rate

65%

Working Professional Faculty Rate

Programs for Your Educational Needs

Master’s Degree

University of the Potomac master’s degree programs combine theory and applied research to offer programs that are in high-demand. Our courses are taught by real-world professional faculty who ensure your educational investment is valuable and that you graduate with the highly sought after skills, which are applicable in today’s marketplace.

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Bachelor’s Degree

University of the Potomac offers Bachelor of Science degree programs that combine theory and applied research. We offer these high-demand bachelor’s degrees in several areas and ensure that each program focuses on academic and real-world learning. Your experience and education will be valuable well beyond the classroom.

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Associate’s Degree

University of the Potomac offers extensive working adult learning degree programs in a career-oriented educational format. We provide the flexibility to earn your associate’s degree online or through our Washington, D.C. or Virginia campuses. Our associate’s degree faculty are knowledgeable professionals with real world experience.

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Advanced Certificate

University of the Potomac offers Advanced Certificate programs intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition, and provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

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General Certificate

University of the Potomac offers short certificate programs designed to help prepare you for entry-level positions or advancement in office reception and administration, computer applications support, accounts receivable and payable and computer security.

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Diploma

University of the Potomac offers diploma programs developed by experts in the field of Cybersecurity, Data Science, and Software Development. These programs are designed to meet the needs of tech companies in the DC-metro area and beyond. Courses conveniently and exclusively available online.

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Setting You Up For Success

We are here to help you succeed and reach your career goals. With counseling and guidance, we strive to help you in your career - either by getting it started or helping you find a new path to success. Both on your first day of class and your first day after graduation, Career Resources will help you navigate your career path and make good choices.