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Engineering Management


Engineering Management

Fall Semester Begins August 26, 2015
Admission Deadline: August 1, 2015

The Engineering Management Program at UMBC offers a Master of Science in Engineering Management and a Certificate in Engineering Management. UMBC's program combines a practical business approach with an in-depth technical concentration and emphasizes how to lead people and manage complex projects. Our engineering management courses are developed and taught by industry experts and are designed to address real-world problems in the workplace.

The Engineering Management Program at UMBC is designed to help maximize technical and business skills and is ideally suited for engineers employed in technology-oriented enterprises or government programs.


  • The global environment demands skilled engineers who understand the essential principles of management and business.
  • Combining technical and business skills gives engineers a competitive advantage. Engineering management professionals are trained to understand not just how a system works technically, but also how these systems fit in and relate to others.
  • Organizations seek engineering experts who can understand the complexity of technological and business-related challenges and who can create solutions to solve them.


  • UMBC's Engineering Management Graduate Program is led by a distinguished faculty of practitioners in the field.
  • UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University (High Research Activity).
  • For six years running (2009-2014), UMBC was ranked #1 in the U.S. News and World Report's list of "national up-and-coming" universities.
  • Classes are conveniently offered in the evening on UMBC's main campus, located just five minutes from BWI Airport, with easy access to I-95 and the 695 Beltway.

For a quick program reference, download the Program Guide.