At a Glance
- Main Campus (Catonsville)
- Shady Grove (Rockville)
- Engineering Management
- Integrated Product Development & Manufacturing
- Project Management
- Systems Engineering
Average Completion Time
- 3 years (Master’s part-time)
- 1 year (Certificate part-time)
- 30 (Master’s)
- 12 (Certificate)
Tuition & Fees
- Main Campus
- MD & Regional Resident: $823 per credit
- Non-Resident: $1,310 per credit
- Shady Grove
- MD & Regional Resident: $728.34 per credit
- Non-Resident: $1,215.34 per credit
Why Consider a Professional Engineering Degree?
The need for engineers and leaders with advanced technical degrees continues to increase, especially in the Maryland, DC, and Virginia region. UMBC’s professional engineering degrees focus on providing you with the skills employers are looking for to help with career advancement.
- A powerful network
Our programs and courses are led by industry professionals who share practical engineering experience. Smaller class sizes help you build connections with peers across different industries.
- Recognized credentials
Prepare for industry recognized credentials from the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM), the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), the Project Management Institute (PMI)
- Opportunities beyond the classroom
You can work on real-world projects to enhance your education and UMBC student experience in ways beyond simply coursework.
Take advantage of the broad UMBC graduate catalog of courses when planning your studies. We frequently introduce new courses in response to current events, student interests, or industry needs.
- Convenient locations
Our main campus is conveniently located off of I-95 near BWI Airport, only ten miles from Fort Meade. Our Rockville campus is minutes away from the cybersecurity hubs of Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia.
- Stackable credentials
You are able to pursue graduate certificates simultaneously with their master’s degrees. Or, you can complete a certificate first and use those credits towards a degree later.
If you are looking for an engineering graduate program that is designed with your career goals and needs in mind, we encourage you to explore our site. Bring your future into focus with a professional graduate degree or graduate certificate from UMBC.