Study in Maryland, MD
Learn more about why pursuing an education in Maryland may be the right choice for you.
Maryland schools prepare students with top degrees and education
Maryland is one of the smallest states in the U.S. Often called America in Miniature, this state has varied landscape, industry, and population which extends to educational opportunities as well. With well-respected universities such as Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland, as well as a large directory of other schools from which to choose, students can find solid programs for any number of degrees.
Schools in Baltimore, Md. are especially ideal for students pursuing studies in the life sciences as both Johns Hopkins and University Hospital are teaching hospitals at the forefront of medical, pharmaceutical, and other biotechnologies research. Baltimore also takes full advantage of its major ocean ports as a shipping and seafood production center.
Those interested in working for the federal government or in high-tech industrial design should look to Annapolis, the largest employee base for the National Security Agency, to pursue their degrees.
Students pursuing an education in Maryland can explore cities rich in history and tradition, such as national cemeteries and museums. Major cities also feature art galleries, ship tours, and a wide range of night-life activities. Those who choose to stay after completing their studies can look forward to settling down in a state with the highest median household income in the United States. As the headquarters for six Fortune 500 companies, including Black and Decker, Lockheed Martin, and Marriott International, post-graduate job placement prospects are high.
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