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Technical Management

Program Description

The goal of the program is to develop successful leaders in today’s organization. Our graduates know how to think strategically about leading people in a diverse environment, make sound ethical decisions, and utilize technology to provide a strategic advantage at an appropriate level of risk. In addition, our graduates are prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

The Technology Management program is built around a core set of six courses that provide the foundational knowledge in leadership, communications, ethics and project management. The core courses are supplemented with technically-oriented courses in entrepreneurship, international project management, and organizational leadership. Students can also earn certificates in systems engineering, and cyber security along with the Masters degree.

Degrees Offered:

M.P.S.

Department:  College of Engineering and Information Technology (Office of the Dean)

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time, Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Admissions Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics related field. GRE scores are not required for admission. Applicants should have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants should have at least two years experience in a technical field. English proficiency testing (TOEFL/IELTS/PTE) is required for international applicants.

Application Requirements:

  • A 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Statement outlining the student’s goals and expectations in the program
  • Current resume
  • Recommendation letters (optional)
  • Official transcript(s) from each college & university attended
  • GRE is not required

Additional International Requirements and Deadlines

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Domestic Application Deadlines: August 1 (Fall admissions), December 1 (Spring admissions)

Contact Us

Graduate Program Director:

Neil Rothman, 410-455-5507, nrothman@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Main Campus: Kim Edmonds, 410-455-3445, kedmonds@umbc.edu
Shady Grove: Rickeysha Jones, 301-738-6285, rcjones@umbc.edu

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