Technical Management

Technical Management

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Program Overview

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Technical Management program prepares professional scientists and engineers to lead complex technical projects and advance their careers in management.

Providing a unique curriculum that is designed to improve business, administrative, and interpersonal skills, accomplished instructors focus on modern best practices while utilizing the most advanced technological tools and applications. Available both in the classroom and online, courses challenge students to engage in real-world problem solving exercises.

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can be completed online

Degree and Certificates Offered

  • Master of Science in Technical Management
    • Focus Areas: Organizational Management; Project Management; Project/Organizational Management; Quality Management; or Technical Innovation Management
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Post-Master's Certificate

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the general requirements for admission to a graduate program outlined in the catalog's Admission Requirements section. In addition, applicants must meet the requirements for acceptance as a degree candidate seeking a graduate degree, graduate certificate, or as a non-degree seeking special student into the Technical Management program as outlined on the Admission Information page.

Master's Degree Requirements

All students complete ten one-term courses, at least three of which must be 700-level courses, within five years. Students may elect to pursue one of five focus areas:

  • Organization Management
  • Project Management
  • Project/Organization Management
  • Quality Management
  • Technical Innovation Management

Neither a thesis nor knowledge of a foreign language is required in this program. Academic standards governing graduate study, as specified in this catalog, must be maintained.

Graduate Certificate Requirements

Students are encouraged to pursue the entire master’s degree but in special approved cases may apply for the Graduate Certificate in Technical Management. The requirements for admission are the same as for the master’s degree, and the student must complete six courses, as approved by the program chair/vice chair, with a grade of B– or higher.

Post-Master's Certificate Requirements

Applicants who have already completed a master’s degree in a technical discipline are eligible to apply for the Post-Master’s Certificate in Technical Management. Six one-term courses must be completed with grades of A or B within five years. At least four of the six courses must be Technical Management courses. Students are allowed to take two elective courses from other EP programs or the Carey School of Business. Approval by the student's advisor is required.

View the current catalog for program requirements and course listings.

State-specific Information for Online Programs

Students from Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin should be aware of state-specific information for online programs.

Gainful Employment Title-IV Eligibility