Jun 01, 2023  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Management (TECH)

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TOBY GOUKER, PH.D., Graduate Program Director

Degrees Offered

M.P.S., (Degree Types  )


Toby Gouker, Ph.D., Assistant Program Director, B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MBA, University of Houston, Ph.D., Walden University
Sheldon Broedel, Ph.D., Graduate Faculty, B.S., State University of New York at Geneseo, M.S., UMBC, Ph.D., UMBC
Don Gantzer, Adjunct Instructor, B.S. Ohio State University, M.S. Ohio State University, M.A. Virginia Tech University
Michelle Jones, Adjunct Instructor, B.S., University of Baltimore, M.S., Towson University and University of Baltimore
Keith R. Kirkwood, Adjunct Instructor, B.S., Eastern Washington University, M.S., UMBC, 2014, Graduate, U.S. Army Computer Science School
Thomas G. Moore, Ph.D., Graduate Faculty, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University
Sam Negahban Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor, B.S., Drexel University, M.S., Drexel University, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
Michael Oliver, J.D., Adjunct Instructor, B.S., Case Western Reserve University, J.D., University of Baltimore
Jonathan Powell, Adjunct Instructor, B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, MBA, University of Maryland,
Jeff Ray, D.Mgt., Adjunct Instructor, B.S., University of Maryland, M.S., University of Maryland, M.S., George Washington University, J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
Lawrence Stout, Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor, B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, M.S., Kansas State University, Ph.D., Arizona State University
Charles R. Swassing, II, Adjunct Instructor, B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County, M.P.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County
Richard Wilson, Adjunct Instructor, M.A., Philosphy
James Ziegler, Adjunct Instructor, B.S., Towson University, M.B.A., Loyola College

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 Master’s degree.

Program Admission Requirements

Domestic Students
  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or Technology field. (Bachelor’s degree in other fields requires a minimum of three years’ experience working in a technology field)
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • GREs are not required

In addition, for International Applicants:

  • English Proficiency: TOEFL or IELTS testing required
  • Letters of recommendation (two required)

For more detailed information about admissions requirements please visit the program website: http://www.umbc.edu/engm/masters.php

Financial Assistance

Presently, the program is not offering any financial aid or graduate assistantships.




    Technical Management

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