Engineering Management

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Engineering Management program will prepare you to succeed in high-level leadership positions as you take on increased technical responsibilities.

Please note that the Engineering Management program can be completed fully online depending on which concentration you choose.

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Degrees & Pathways

Concentrations
Applied and Computational MathematicsApplied Biomedical EngineeringApplied PhysicsCommunications, Controls, and Signal ProcessingComputer EngineeringComputer ScienceCybersecurityInformation Systems EngineeringMaterials Science and EngineeringMechanical EngineeringOptics and PhotonicsRF and Microwave EngineeringStructural Engineering

About

While management courses serve as the core of the Engineering Management program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, students work within technical concentrations that span thirteen specific engineering disciplines. The curriculum provides a unique opportunity to build both technical and leaderships skills in order to contribute to a multi-disciplinary engineering management team. Instructors are experienced technical leaders and executives who discuss real-world challenges in formats that are convenient for professionals working at the nation's top engineering firms and R&D organizations.

Upon completing the degree program, students will:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to professionally communicate (verbally and written) as a technical leader.
  2. Demonstrate the skills to take on engineering leadership roles with a diverse team of technical professionals as demonstrated by team assignments of two technical case studies.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to develop a corporate strategic technology plan as demonstrated by completing an actual plan as demonstrated in the case studies.

Requirements

Master's Degree

Admission Requirements

  • You must meet the general admission requirements that pertain to all master's degree candidates.
  • You must be accepted into both the Engineering Management program and your respective engineering concentration program.
  • Your prior education must include a degree in a science or an engineering field.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant full-time work experience in the field are required, and a detailed work résumé must be submitted.
  • When reviewing an application, the candidate's academic and professional background will be considered.
  • As part of the admission process, the chair or the program coordinator may interview students in order to clarify points on their résumé or on previous courses taken. This is to better understand what experience they have had in preparing projects or team assignments.
  • If you are an international student, you may have additional admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

  • Ten courses must be completed within five years.
  • The curriculum consists of five core courses and five courses from the concentration.
  • At least three of the courses must be at the 700-level.
  • Only one C-range grade (C+, C, or C−) can count toward the master's degree.
  • Concentrations are noted on the student's transcript.
  • All course selections are subject to advisor approval.

Courses

Please refer to the course schedule published each term for exact dates, times, locations, fees, and instructors.

COURSES BY CONCENTRATION

APPLIED BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Select five courses from the Applied Biomedical Engineering program 585.xxx. The advisor from the concentration will have the flexibility to work with each student to determine the appropriate mix of technical courses.

Note: Students must pay close attention to prerequisites when selecting courses.

APPLIED AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS

Select five graduate-level courses from the Applied and Computational Mathematics program 625.xxx. The advisor from the concentration will have the flexibility to work with the student to determine the appropriate mix of technical courses.

Note: Students must pay close attention to prerequisites when selecting courses.

One course (with significant math content) outside of Applied and Computational Mathematics may be taken with advisor approval.

APPLIED PHYSICS

SELECT FIVE (AT LEAST FOUR MUST BE 615.XXX COURSES)

Students must complete five courses approved by their advisor. At least four courses must be from Applied Physics. The following courses are recommended for this concentration, but the advisor can approve courses that do not appear on this list.

CIVIL ENGINEERING—STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Select five courses in Civil Engineering 565.xxx. Suggested courses include:

This concentration can be completed fully online.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Applicants for admission to Computer Science need to have completed a year of calculus and a suitable math beyond calculus (such as discrete mathematics, calculus 3, linear algebra, or differential equations). Java or C++, data structures, and computer organization are also required.

Plus one additional Computer Science course with advisor approval.

This concentration can be completed fully online.

CYBERSECURITY

Applicants for admission to Cybersecurity need to have completed a year of calculus and a suitable math beyond calculus (such as discrete mathematics, calculus 3, linear algebra, or differential equations). Java or C++, data structures, and computer organization are also required.

Plus one additional Cybersecurity course with advisor approval.

This concentration can be completed fully online.

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING—COMMUNICATIONS, CONTROLS, AND SIGNAL PROCESSING

Plus one additional Electrical and Computer Engineering (525.xxx) course with advisor approval (one course outside of the program may be taken provided it has significant technical content).

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING—COMPUTER ENGINEERING

CORE COURSES

Plus one additional Electrical and Computer Engineering (525.xxx) course with advisor approval (one course outside of the program may be taken provided it has significant technical content).

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING—OPTICS AND PHOTONICS

Plus one additional Electrical and Computer Engineering (525.xxx) course with advisor approval (one course outside of the program may be taken provided it has significant technical content).

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING—RF AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING

Plus one additional Electrical and Computer Engineering (525.xxx) course with advisor approval (courses outside of the program may be taken provided they have significant technical content).

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Select five courses from the Materials Science and Engineering program 515.xxx. The advisor from the concentration will have the flexibility to work with each student to determine the appropriate mix of technical courses.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Select five courses from the Mechanical Engineering program 535.xxx. The advisor from the concentration will have the flexibility to work with each student to determine the appropriate mix of technical courses.

Program News

High Rankings for JHU Online Engineering Programs
January 10, 2018

The online programs at the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering are ranked highly according to the latest report from U.S. News & World Report released January 9, 2018.

Top Instructors Receive 2017 Faculty Awards
April 18, 2017

During the 2017 spring faculty meeting held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Engineering honored ten outstanding online and part-time instructors for their dedication in the classroom this past year.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks JHU's Online Engineering Programs Among Nation's Best
January 12, 2017

In the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released January 10, 2017, the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering maintained its spot in the top twenty-five schools in the country in the categories of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs and Best Online Graduate Computer...