Maryland Professional Practice Degrees

In academic year 2017-2018, UMB awarded 53.0 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 60.5 percent of degrees across all Maryland institutions in academic year 2017-2018.

Institution ControlDegrees Conferred by Academic Year
University of Maryland, BaltimorePublic2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Nursing Practice (DNP)  11  15  15 21 17 12 30 24 49 95
Dentistry (DDS) 112 113 128 123 127 128 127 124 130 132
Medicine (MD) 139 151 150 153 158 165  157 159 161 146
Pharmacy (PharmD) 120 112 147 156   163 153  164 152 157 149
Physical Therapy (DPT)  47 47 47 45 58   54 61 55 56 61
Physical Therapy (DScPT)  11  18  30  0 0 0 0 0
Law (JD) 238 268 295  321 285   300 269 216 187 b 203
                       
  Total 678 724 812 825   808  812 808 730 740 786
                         
Coppin State UniversityPublic2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Nursing Practice (DNP)  0  0  0 0 0 2 6
                       

Salisbury University

Public2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
 Nursing Practice (DNP)   0  0  0 8 0 1 7
                       
Towson University Public200920102011201220132014 2015201620172018
Audiology 10  10   7  7  10  10 12 11 16 10
                       
University of BaltimorePublic 200920102011201220132014 2015201620172018
 Law (JD) 268 286 294 343 312 310  275 277 224 204
                         
University of Maryland College ParkPublic2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Clinical Audiology  9 10 7 4 5 8 7 5 7
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)  17 25  25  21 25  29  31 29 28 29
                     
  Total 26 35 32 25 30 35 39 38 33 36
                     
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Public200920102011201220132014 2015201620172018
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)  0 0 0 0 56  55 49 53 60 51
Physical Therapy (DPT) 21 14 23 26 30  26 28 29 27 29
                       
  Total 21 14  23  26 86  81  77 82 87 80
   
University of Maryland Global Campus cPublic2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Management 27 38 55 47 80 49 36 46 27 56
                     
Johns Hopkins UniversityPrivate2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Nursing Practice (DNP) 0 38 29 15 17 15 19 21 16 33
Medicine (MD) 125 118 100 115 115 127 113 111 113 130
                     
  Total 125 156  129  130   132  142 132 132 129 163
                     
Loyola University MarylandPrivate2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
a Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical Psychology  10  11  11  17  15 14  15 19 13 16
                     
  Total 10 11 11 17 15 14 15 19 13 16
                     
MD University of Integrative HealthPrivate2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Oriental Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 14
Nutrition & Integrative Health 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Acupuncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 21
                     
  Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 54
                     
Ner Israel Rabbinical CollegePrivate2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Rabbi Degree 8 12 23 0 12 11 11 0 8 11
                     
Notre Dame of Maryland UniversityPrivate2009201020112013201320142015201620172018
Pharmacy (PharmD) 0 0 0 0 52 61 60 62 57 53
                     
Total Professional Practice Doctoral Degrees2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
University of Maryland, Baltimore  678   724  812  825 808   812 808 730 740 786
  Percent of Total  57.8% 56.3% 58.6% 58.1% 52.6% 53.2% 54.9% 52.3% 53.2% 53.0%
Other Public Institutions  352 383   411  448 518  485  447 452 390 399
  Percent of Total  30.0% 29.8% 29.7% 31.5% 33.7% 31.8% 30.3% 32.4% 28.0% 26.9%
Private Institutions  143 179 163   147 211  228  218 213 261 297
  Percent of Total  12.2% 13.9% 11.8% 10.4% 13.7% 15.0% 14.8% 15.3% 18.8% 20.0%
All Institutions 1173   1286 1386  1420  1537  1525  1473 1395 1391 1482
                         
Share of Degrees Awarded Statewide by Each UMB Doctoral Degree Program2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
  Nursing Practice (DNP) 100% 28.3% 34.1% 58.3% 50.0% 44.4% 52.6% 53.3% 72.1% 67.4%
  Dentistry (DDS) 100% 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% 52.9%
  Pharmacy (PharmD) 100% 100% 100% 100% 60.1% 56.9% 60.1% 56.9% 57.3% 58.9%
  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% 67.8%
  Law (JD) 47.0% 48.4% 50.1% 48.3% 47.7% 49.2% 49.4% 43.8% 45.5% 49.9%
  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% 60.5%
                       
  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 
    c Before July 1, 2019 known as University of Maryland University College
                       
  Source: Maryland Higher Education Commission, Trends in Degrees and Certificates by Program 2005 - 2018 April 2019