Jun 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Management (TECH)

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Toby Gouker, Ph.D., CPEM, Acting Graduate Program Director

Degrees Offered

M.P.S., (Degree Types )


Technical Management Faculty:​

Program Description

The goal of the program is to develop successful leaders in technology-oriented organizations. Our graduates understand the managerial implications of technological advances and 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 decision making. The core courses are supplemented with additional management courses in entrepreneurship, international project management, and organizational leadership. Students can also earn certificates in systems engineering, cybersecurity, and others along with the Master’s degree.

Program Admission Requirements

Domestic Students
  • A bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, 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 (99iBT), IELTS (7.0), or Duolingo (120) testing required

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

International applicants should refer to the International Admission Page for special admission information.

Financial Assistance

The MPS: Technical Management is an applied, professional degree and as such does not offer research-based assistantships. However, students are eligible to apply for non-research based graduate assistantships offered through other academic departments



    Master of Professional Studies

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