University Partnerships

Start at FAES, finish at some of the region's top institutions.

FAES has partnered with area universities to offer FAES Academic Programs students unique academic opportunities and pathways of study toward degree completion.


Harrisburg University

FAES students who successfully complete the FAES Advanced Studies in Technology Transfer or Advanced Studies in Bioinformatics, Harrisburg University will award 6 credits toward its Master of Science in Biotechnology (


Hood College

FAES students who have completed certain courses at FAES in bioinformatics, public health, statistics, and technology transfer may receive up to 2-9 credits, if accepted into the following Hood academic programs: Bioinformatics Master’s in Science degree or Certificate program; Master’s in Biomedical Science; and, Master’s of Business Administration (


Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH)

FAES students who have completed certain courses at FAES in chemistry, pharmacology, public health, and toxicology may transfer credits, if accepted into MUIH’s graduate programs in integrative health (


University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

FAES students who have completed certain courses in bioinformatics and data science may transfer up to 15 credits, if accepted into UMBC’s Master's of Professional Studies (MPS) in Data Science and Biotechnology. Conversely, qualified UMBC data science and biotechnology students may take up to 9 credits from certain FAES bioinformatics and data science courses, to be transferred as pathway courses into UMBC’s MPS in Data Science. An additional 6 credits may be transferred in to fulfill core program requirements within the UMBC MPS (

Built on this partnership, the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (CARD) at NIH offers a unique fellowship opportunity to eligible candidates. More information at:


University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC - formerly UMUC)

FAES students who have completed certain courses at FAES in bioinformatics and technology transfer may waive up to 6-9 credits, if accepted into the following UMGC graduate programs: Master’s in Biotechnology with a specialization in Bioinformatics, Master’s in Biotechnology with a specialization in Regulatory Affairs, Master’s in Data Analytics or waive 6-9 credits toward a Certificate in Bioinformatics (


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