Maryland Professional Practice Degrees

In academic year 2019-2020, UMB awarded 56.8 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 63.9 percent of degrees across all Maryland institutions in academic year 2019-2020.

Institution ControlDegrees Conferred by Academic Year
University of Maryland, BaltimorePublic200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Nursing Practice (DNP)  11  15  15 21 17 12 30 24 49 95 125 108
Dentistry (DDS) 112 113 128 123 127 128 127 124 130 132 130 132
Medicine (MD) 139 151 150 153 158 165  157 159 161 146 163 166
Pharmacy (PharmD) 120 112 147 156   163 153  164 152 157 149 154 155
Physical Therapy (DPT)  47 47 47 45 58   54 61 55 56 61 61 61
Physical Therapy (DScPT)  11  18  30  0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Law (JD) 238 268 295  321 285   300 269 216 187 b 203 192 189
                           
  Total 678 724 812 825   808  812 808 730 740 786 825 811
                             
Coppin State UniversityPublic200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Nursing Practice (DNP)  0  0  0 0 0 2 6 4 1
                           

Salisbury University

Public200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
 Nursing Practice (DNP)   0  0  0 8 0 1 7 7 9
                           
Towson University Public200920102011201220132014 201520162017201820192020
Audiology 10  10   7  7  10  10 12 11 16 10 10 11
Occupational Therapy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
                           
  Total 10 10 7 7 10 10 12 11 16 10 10 12
                           
University of BaltimorePublic 200920102011201220132014 201520162017201820192020
 Law (JD) 268 286 294 343 312 310  275 277 224 204 198 164
                             
University of Maryland College ParkPublic200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Clinical Audiology  9 10 7 4 5 8 7 5 7 7 5
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)  17 25  25  21 25  29  31 29 28 29 28 30
                         
  Total 26 35 32 25 30 35 39 38 33 36 35 35
                         
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Public200920102011201220132014 201520162017201820192020
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)  0 0 0 0 56  55 49 53 60 51 62 47
Physical Therapy (DPT) 21 14 23 26 30  26 28 29 27 29 29 32
                           
  Total 21 14  23  26 86  81  77 82 87 80 91 79
   
University of Maryland Global Campus cPublic200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Management 27 38 55 47 80 49 36 46 27 56 46 12
Business Administration  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44
                         
Total 27 38 55 47 80 49 36 46 27 56 46 56
                         
Johns Hopkins UniversityPrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Nursing Practice (DNP) 0 38 29 15 17 15 19 21 16 33 28 50
Medicine (MD) 125 118 100 115 115 127 113 111 113 130 118 115
                         
  Total 125 156  129  130   132  142 132 132 129 163 146 165
                         
Loyola University MarylandPrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
a Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical Psychology  10  11  11  17  15 14  15 19 13 16 11 16
                         
  Total 10 11 11 17 15 14 15 19 13 16 11 16
                         
MD University of Integrative HealthPrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Oriental Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 14 13 17 d
Nutrition & Integrative Health 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 16 14
Acupuncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 21 8 0
                         
  Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 54 37 31
                         
Ner Israel Rabbinical CollegePrivate200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Rabbi Degree 8 12 23 0 12 11 11 0 8 11 8
                         
Notre Dame of Maryland UniversityPrivate200920102011201320132014201520162017201820192020
Pharmacy (PharmD) 0 0 0 0 52 61 60 62 57 53 46 40
                         
Total Professional Practice Doctoral Degrees200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
University of Maryland, Baltimore  678   724  812  825 808   812 808 730 740 786 825 811
  Percent of Total  57.8% 56.3% 58.6% 58.1% 52.6% 53.2% 54.9% 52.3% 53.2% 53.0% 56.4% 56.8%
Other Public Institutions  352 383   411  448 518  485  447 452 390 399 391 311
  Percent of Total  30.0% 29.8% 29.7% 31.5% 33.7% 31.8% 30.3% 32.4% 28.0% 26.9% 26.7% 21.8%
Private Institutions  143 179 163   147 211  228  218 213 261 297 248 221
  Percent of Total  12.2% 13.9% 11.8% 10.4% 13.7% 15.0% 14.8% 15.3% 18.8% 20.0% 16.9% 15.5%
All Institutions 1173   1286 1386  1420  1537  1525  1473 1395 1391 1482 1464 1427
                             
Share of Degrees Awarded Statewide by Each UMB Doctoral Degree Program200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
  Nursing Practice (DNP) 100% 28.3% 34.1% 58.3% 50.0% 44.4% 52.6% 53.3% 72.1% 67.4% 76.2% 64.3%
  Dentistry (DDS) 100% 100% 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% 58.0% 59.1%
  Pharmacy (PharmD) 100% 100% 100% 100% 60.1% 56.9% 60.1% 56.9% 57.3% 58.9% 58.8% 64.0%
  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% 67.8% 65.6%
  Law (JD) 47.0% 48.4% 50.1% 48.3% 47.7% 49.2% 49.4% 43.8% 45.5% 49.9% 49.2% 53.5%
  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% 60.5% 62.6% 63.9%
                           
  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
    d Includes Acupuncture.  IPEDS does not separately report these two degrees
                           
  Source: Maryland Higher Education Commission, Trends in Degrees and Certificates by Program March 2022.
    NCES IPEDS Completions 2020 (for Maryland University of Integrative Health and Ner Israel Rabbinical College which were omitted from MHEC reporting)
     
    Updated April 19, 2022