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

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


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 fourteen 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 in leading a technical organization as an executive (CIO, CTO) of 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.


Master's Degree

Admission Requirements

  • You must meet the general admission requirements that pertain to all master's degree candidates.
  • 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 and a detailed work résumé must be submitted.
  • When reviewing an application, the candidate's academic and professional background will be considered.
  • 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 grade of C may count toward the master's degree.
  • Concentrations are noted on the student's transcript.
  • All course selections are subject to advisor approval.


To view this program's prerequisites, core courses, and/or courses listed by track, focus area, or concentration, please click here.

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

Program News

High Rankings from U.S. News & World Report for Online Master's Programs in Engineering and IT
January 21, 2016

The online graduate programs at Johns Hopkins Engineering maintained high rankings from U.S. News & World Report this year.

In the new report, released January 12, 2016, Johns Hopkins Engineering secured #11 in the overall Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs rankings, up one spot from last year.

Johns Hopkins Opens Doors with New Online Master of Engineering Management
May 23, 2014

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, the division of the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering that administers part-time graduate programs, has announced the launch of a new master's degree in engineering management. Engineers with expert technical skills will eventually face a point in their careers when leadership positions begin knocking, said Joseph Suter, chair of the Engineering Management program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals.

State-Specific Information for Online Students

We currently are not accepting applications to the online Master of Engineering Management program from students who reside in Kansas. For more information, please contact an admissions representative. Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.