Hood College - Master's Degree

Hood College is an independent liberal arts college known for its outstanding faculty,research opportunities and experiential learning. Located in historic Frederick, Md.,Hood is an hour from Washington, D.C., an hour from Baltimore and 30 minutes from the I-270 technology corridor.

  • Average Tuition USD 50,264

School Description

For more than 120 years Hood College has prepared students for successful careers and the responsibilities of citizenship. Hood traces its history to 1893 when the Potomac Synod of the Reformed Church of the United States— now the United Church of Christ—established the Woman’s College of Frederick, which moved from the Potomac Synod’s Mercersburg College in Mercersburg, Pa.

Master Programs

  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Accounting MBA

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Bioinformatics

    The program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Bioinformatics. The program offers courses that focus on the use of information technology to study living things, and the use of more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Biomedical Science

    USD 8,280 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 9,000 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Ceramics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and comp more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Clinical Mental Health Counseling Specialty

    USD 10,800 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Clinical Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioural disorde more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 8,280 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Curriculum & Instruction

    USD 7,830 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Environmental Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Finance MBA

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, a more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Human Resource MBA

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.  

  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Human Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geograph more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Humanities

    USD 7,830 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, language more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Information Systems MBA

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Information Systems. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and r more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Information Technology

    USD 8,280 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing syst more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Management of Information Technology

    USD 8,280 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Marketing MBA

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relation more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Mathematics Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, to more
  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    School Counseling Specialty

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.  

  • 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

    Thanatology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve he more
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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 612
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 570

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.75
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

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    Established in 1893

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    Hood is consistently ranked as one of the nation's best and most affordable colleges. Hood maintains a vibrant community that responds to the intellectual, professional and personal goals of individual students of diverse races, ethnicities and ages.

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    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, United States

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      • Testimony
        1990-1992, Fine/Studio Arts, Business Management

        The fine arts department was chock full of very talented professors that mentored and nurtured me with the utmost of care. Truly enjoyed my time spent at HOOD College.

      • Testimony
        2007-2011, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Marketing/Marketing Management, General

        During my time at Hood College I was able to focus on my academics while getting highly involved on campus. It was my experience in the classroom and in extracurriculars that shaped me into the person I am today. While in class my professors took the time to get to know who I was and mentor when needed. In the extracurricular actitvities I was able to find my niche and develop the skills needed to be successful in the career I hold today.

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        1967-1971, BA, Psychology

        Hood has a wide variety of programs to help you learn and develop your whole person. The classes are small and you really get a chance to interact with the professors and your class mates. You can also "skip" to the next level when you find a class that is too easy and you can create an independent study to enable you to study what is important to you. Hood is about helping you get the most out of your time and helping you build your knowledge and your character. You will get a chance to create and lead a campus organization ( if you want), lead an athletic team, customize your studies and interact with others in the Frederick/ Baltimore/DC area and find work/study opportunities.