The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is Maryland's only public health, law, and human services university. Six professional schools and a Graduate School confer the majority of health care, human services, and law professional degrees in Maryland each year. UMB'S mission is to improve the human condition and serve the public good through education, research, clinical care, and service.

UMB is one of twelve institutions that make up the University System of Maryland (USM). USM is the state of Maryland’s public higher education system, with a mission to improve the quality of life for the people of Maryland by providing a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. USM and its Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation has launched USMx to help institutions leverage the affordances of online learning, and give students the flexibility to interact with content, faculty, and learning communities in the ways that best meet their needs.

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Interprofessional Strategies for Prevention and Response (edX)

In this course, learners will be introduced to key concepts, definitions, and theories of IPV from public health, social justice, and legal perspectives. Learners will also receive applied learning opportunities to implement best practices for identifying, screening, and responding to IPV in clinical practice settings, including interprofessional strategies that [...]

Global Health: Ebola, COVID, and Beyond (edX)

Become part of the global health community and prepare yourself to join teams providing care. This introductory course, first delivered in September 2016, explores how multidisciplinary teams can work more effectively together to address global health needs. Whether you seek a career in international health or medicine, volunteer to [...]

Essential Competencies for Nurse Preceptors (edX)

A learning program that focuses primarily on the preceptor-preceptee relationship within an academic, clinical learning experience, and can be applied at many levels in the nursing education sequence.

Citizen Science: Gearing Up for Discovery (edX)

This course builds skills in any non-scientist aiming to implement or participate in a citizen science project. It is uniquely focused on health-related projects in environmental health and public health.