Technical Management

Johns Hopkins University

Postgraduate Certificate
36 months
4595 USD/credit
4595 USD/credit
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The Johns Hopkins University's Technical Management program prepares professional scientists and engineers to lead complex technical projects and advance their careers in management. Technical Management focuses on developing specialized managerial skills for working professionals.


The part-time Technical Management program at Johns Hopkins University prepares ethically grounded, technically competent professional leaders with technical, managerial, and leadership skills to produce innovative solutions to technical organization challenges.

Providing a unique curriculum that is designed to improve business, administrative, and interpersonal skills, accomplished instructors in the Technical Management program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals focus on modern best practices. The program blends lectures on theory and practice presented by experienced technical senior leaders and executives. Realistic problem situations are presented in which students play management roles, dealing with problems and making decisions that are typically required of technical managers.

Upon completing the degree program, students will:

  • Solve challenges as effective technical contributors and ethical leaders to effect global, economic, organizational impact;
  • Demonstrate grounding in the application of scientific, engineering, and leadership principles;
  • Be recognized as professional leaders in contemporary, multiple disciplinary technical organizations who maximize their impact;
  • Apply best practices as practitioners; can analyze, discriminate, and interpret data; and be a champion of innovation;
  • Gain success in professional positions and apply learning preparation that builds upon their background for future advanced study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Planning and Managing Projects
  • Technical Group Management  
  • Technical Personnel Management  
  • Project Planning and Control  
  • Communications in Technical Organizations
  • Financial and Contract Management
  • Management of Technical Organizations

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Our rolling admissions process allows you to apply to any of our part-time programs at any time.




15 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have earned a master’s degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline.
  • Official transcripts from all college studies
  • Completed and submitted online application form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4595 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4595 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • Fee is per three credits


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