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Engineering Management



Admissions – Graduate Certificate


Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or other physical sciences
  • Overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4-point grading system) on the last two years of your B.S. course work and any previous graduate courses
  • GRE scores are not required if you earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. university.
  • International students who earned a degree outside of the U.S. are required to submit GRE scores and TOEFL scores.
    • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores should have a minimum combined score of 306. Verbal Reasoning should be at least 153 and Analytical Writing at least 4.5.
    • TOEFL Scores: Minimum scores: 99 (iBT). Scores must be less than 2 years old.
    • iBT Score Breakdown: Writing (23), Listening (23), Reading (25), Speaking (28, 23 acceptable if have 2 years work experience in supervisory or management position in the U.S.)

Application Process

Applications are accepted year-round for the Engineering Management Graduate Certificate. Students may begin the program in the fall or spring semesters and the summer session.

To apply, complete a UMBC Graduate Application for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs and use program code EMAN.

Apply online or by mail:

The Graduate School requires all of the following to process your application:

  • Completed application including residency form (determines in-state tuition eligibility)
  • Statement of academic goals
  • Transcript(s) from each college university attended
  • Application fee ($50 online / $70 paper)
  • Current resume: Submit as additional document during application process or email to

Mailing Instructions

All acpplication documents should be mailed to:

Graduate School, Certificate in Engineering Management
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

If you require further assistance, please contact Kim Y. Edmonds at or call 410-455-3445.