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Supporting Education, Research, and Service in Prince George's County

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An Educational Nonprofit for Equal Opportunities

The Maryland Center at Bowie State University is an educational nonprofit dedicated to overcoming disparities in health, education, and economic and social status. As an affiliated foundation with the University System of Maryland, the Center engages in and supports activities to further enhance the educational, research, or service mission of Bowie State University. Through this collaboration, The Maryland Center and Bowie State work in concert to increase the research capacity of the University. The Center has a strong organizational infrastructure and boasts senior staff members who serve as principle investigators, research scientists, finance personnel, information technology experts, and administrators.

About The Maryland Center 

Founded in 1999, The Maryland Center at Bowie State University, Inc. (The Center) is located on the campus of Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland. In December 2003, the Center was granted affiliated foundation status by the Board of Regents for the University System of Maryland. Since the inception of The Center, we have administered numerous educational grants and contracts, and received funding from a wide variety of organizations and government agencies.


The Maryland Center at Bowie State University's mission is to serve as a resource and advocate to the citizens, institutions, and communities in Maryland. The Center raises awareness and provides education that assists Marylanders in overcoming disparities issues that include health, education, economic status, and social settings in order to optimize their potential well-being.


Our vision is to be an organization that will optimize the potential of every Marylander to be productive and healthy citizens. We will strive to improve community vitality by supporting and improving innovative and effective programs, policies, and strategies. We will strive to ensure that every Marylander has equal opportunities for achieving complete health and well-being.

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Thank you for your interest. Please reach out with questions or comments using the information below. We look forward to hearing from you.

(240) 544-7028

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Maryland Center:
14000 Jericho Park Road
Robinson Hall, Room 116
Bowie, MD 20715

Bowie State University:
14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715

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