Maryland Professional Practice Degrees

In academic year 2016-2017, UMB awarded 53.2 percent of professional practice doctoral degrees in all fields conferred by any Maryland public and private higher education institution. Within professional practice doctoral programs found at UMB, the University conferred 59.7 percent of degrees across all Maryland institutions in academic year 2016-2017.

Institution ControlDegrees Conferred by Academic Year
University of Maryland, BaltimorePublic200920102011201220132014201520162017
Nursing Practice (DNP)  11  15  15 21 17 12 30 24 49
Dentistry (DDS) 112 113 128 123 127 128 127 124 130
Medicine (MD) 139 151 150 153 158 165  157 159 161
Pharmacy (PharmD) 120 112 147 156   163 153  164 152 157
Physical Therapy (DPT)  47 47 47 45 58   54 61 55 56
Physical Therapy (DScPT)  11  18  30  0 0 0 0
Law (JD) 238 268 295  321 285   300 269 216 187 b
                     
  Total 678 724 812 825   808  812 808 730 740
                       
Coppin State UniversityPublic200920102011201220132014201520162017
Nursing Practice (DNP)  0  0  0 0 0 2
                     

Salisbury University

Public200920102011201220132014201520162017
 Nursing Practice (DNP)   0  0  0 8 0 1
                     
Towson University Public200920102011201220132014 201520162017
Audiology 10  10   7  7  10  10 12 11 16
                     
University of BaltimorePublic 200920102011201220132014 201520162017
 Law (JD) 268 286 294 343 312 310  275 277 224
                       
University of Maryland College ParkPublic200920102011201220132014201520162017
Clinical Audiology  9 10 7 4 5 8 7 5
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)  17 25  25  21 25  29  31 29 28
                   
  Total 26 35 32 25 30 35 39 38 33
                   
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Public200920102011201220132014 201520162017
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)  0 0 0 0 56  55 49 53 60
Physical Therapy (DPT) 21 14 23 26 30  26 28 29 27
                     
  Total 21 14  23  26 86  81  77 82 87
   
University of Maryland University CollegePublic200920102011201220132014201520162017
Management 27 38 55 47 80 49 36 46 27
                   
Johns Hopkins UniversityPrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017
Nursing Practice (DNP) 0 38 29 15 17 15 19 21 16
Medicine (MD) 125 118 100 115 115 127 113 111 113
                   
  Total 125 156  129  130   132  142 132 132 129
                   
Loyola University MarylandPrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017
a Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical Psychology  10  11  11  17  15 14  15 19 13
                   
  Total 10 11 11 17 15 14 15 19 13
                   
MD University of Integrative HealthPrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017
Oriental Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32
Acupuncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22
                   
  Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54
                   
Ner Israel Rabbinical CollegePrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017
Rabbi Degree 8 12 23 0 12 11 11 0 8
                   
Notre Dame of Maryland UniversityPrivate200920102011201320132014201520162017
Pharmacy (PharmD) 0 0 0 0 52 61 60 62 57
                   
Total Professional Practice Doctoral Degrees200920102011201220132014201520162017
University of Maryland, Baltimore  678   724  812  825 808   812 808 730 740
  Percent of Total  57.8% 56.3% 58.6% 58.1% 52.6% 53.2% 54.9% 52.3% 53.2%
Other Public Institutions  352 383   411  448 518  485  447 452 390
  Percent of Total  30.0% 29.8% 29.7% 31.5% 33.7% 31.8% 30.3% 32.4% 28.0%
Private Institutions  143 179 163   147 211  228  218 213 261
  Percent of Total  12.2% 13.9% 11.8% 10.4% 13.7% 15.0% 14.8% 15.3% 18.8%
All Institutions 1173   1286 1386  1420  1537  1525  1473 1395 1391
                       
Share of Degrees Awarded Statewide by Each UMB Doctoral Degree Program200920102011201220132014201520162017
  Nursing Practice (DNP) 100% 28.3% 34.1% 58.3% 50.0% 44.4% 52.6% 53.3% 72.1%
  Dentistry (DDS) 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
  Medicine (MD) 52.7% 56.1% 60.0% 57.1% 57.9% 56.5% 58.1% 58.9% 58.8%
  Pharmacy (PharmD) 100% 100% 100% 100% 60.1% 56.9% 60.1% 56.9% 57.3%
  Physical Therapy (All Professional Practice Doctoral Programs) 73.4% 82.3% 77.0% 66.2% 65.9% 67.5% 68.5% 65.5% 67.5%
  Law (JD) 47.0% 48.4% 50.1% 48.3% 47.7% 49.2% 49.4% 43.8% 45.5%
  All UMB Professional Practice Doctoral Degree Programs 62.1% 61.4% 64.5% 62.3% 58.1% 57.8% 59.4% 56.9% 59.7%
                     
  Notes: a No enrollments or degrees have been reported for this MHEC approved degree program.
    b Incorrectly reported in March 2018 MHEC report as 374 
                     
  Source: Maryland Higher Education Commission, Trends in Degrees and Certificates by Program 2016-2017 March 2018