How to Apply: Engineering Management Certificate

The application deadline for Spring 2020 is December 1st 
Spring 2020 Classes Start: January 27, 2020

Are you ready to start exploring engineering management with UMBC’s leading faculty? Start preparing your application here!


Admissions Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems.

  • GREs and letters of recommendation are not required.
  • Applicants should have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point grading scale in their B.S. course work and any previous graduate courses. (Applicants with an appropriate level of knowledge and professional experience in the IT or Engineering Management fields are strongly encouraged to apply.)
  • International applicants should refer to the International Admission Page for special admission information

Application Process

  • Apply online
    • Select proposed program Data Science  >> Data Science (PRST MPS)
    • Submit your statement of goals as an attachment in the “Academic Goals and Research Interests” section
    • Recommendations are optional. Please put N/A in these fields if you choose not to enter names of references.
    • Complete residency information to be reviewed for in-state tuition rates
  • Request official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions to be sent to UMBC Graduate School, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 or emailed to gradschool@umbc.edu.
  • Submit resume as an attachment in the “Additional Admissions Documents” section or submit to gradschool@umbc.edu

Your application should include the following documents: (Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.)

  • Completed application including residency form (Residency form determines in-state tuition eligibility)
  • Statement outlining the student’s goals and expectations in the program. This also is an opportunity for applicants to further explain their background and qualifications for the program and provide any additional information about themselves or their career experience that they feel will benefit the evaluation of their application.
  • Current resume (When applying online, upload your resume to the graduate school application.)
  • Official transcript(s) from each college & university attended
  • Non-refundable application fee ($50 online)

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Mailing Instructions

All application documents should be mailed to: 
UMBC Graduate School, MPS: Engineering Management 
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

If you require further assistance, please contact Kim Edmonds or call 410-455-3445.

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