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Practical skills to manage projects and teams. The degree has equipped me with the practical skills needed to manage projects and teams. When researching master degree programs at Maryland, this program was the right fit for me; I knew this degree would help my career in the US Navy. I liked the focus on working professionals. Captain Juliana M. Strieter Executive Officer, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington, United States Navy Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) Professor Cable totally changed my life! The most meaningful part of my academic career at UMD was the lifelong relationship I have developed with my professors. If you want to have a real breakthrough in life, just as I have had, you should get your education through the UMD Project Management Program. Clara Cheung Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer), Project Management, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering , University of Manchester, UK Graduate, Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) The practical utility of the classes was vital! I was able to apply what I was learning immediately in my real life. The practical utility of the classes was vital! Michael Addis Responsible AI Project/Program Manager, Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) Learned skills crucial for my career development. An online search brought me to the Master of Engineering in Project Management at UMD. I knew I had to earn the degree in order to learn the skills that would be crucial for my professional development. Elina Thapa Research Engineer, Home Research Innovation Labs Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) It changed my way of thinking and learning. The way the UMD Project Management program taught me to think and learn has really helped me deal with new challenges in my job. Having a Ph.D. in Project Management has enabled me to explore different opportunities in my field. With this degree, I can explore the larger field of engineering and science Shally Deng Applied Specialist, Amazon Graduate, Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) The PM program at UMD was a great fit! The project management knowledge I gained while studying for both my degrees helped me gain a better understanding of the project processes that both my company and NASA followed. I knew that in my career field, I’d probably end up in a role related to project management, and the distance-learning program University of Maryland offered was a great fit. Lauren Neely Range Systems Engineer , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Wallops Flight Facility Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) I could work full time and never miss a class. The real life application of the content in which the courses were taught is the most meaningful aspect of UMD’s Project Management Program. I have used something from every class that I took in the program at some point in my career. The flexibility of the program was great; I could work a full time job and never miss a class, especially with access to the recorded lectures to view at any time. Daniel “Keith” Thompson AST-Technical Manager, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Wallops Flight Facility Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) I gained the tools and education I needed. When looking for a graduate degree, I knew I wanted something that would allow me to build upon my technical engineering skills, as well as delve deeper into the planning and construction element of the industry in which I was already working. Thanks to the Clark School, I knew I had gained the tools and educational components I needed to do anything I wanted with my career. Odessa Phillip President and CEO, Assedo Consulting Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) Project management skills are a must. Technical skills are important, but in order to move up at any company, project management skills are a must. Maryam Dadabhoy HDR, inc Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) The faculties are amazing My master’s will be valuable for job promotion. It also makes people feel comfortable having a project manager with the education to back it up. Bethel Abate Project Engineer, DC Water Graduate, Master of Engineering (MEng) The technology was easy to navigate and work with. I was a remote student and the technology was easy to navigate and work within to get the results I needed. Every time I had a question or a concern it was resolved in a very timely manner and as a project manager that meant a great deal to me. The Project Management Masters or Doctorate program at the University of Maryland is an elite program that would only further enhance any current project manager’s toolkit. Michael O’Connor Director Strategy and Project Management, Medtronic Graduate, Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) The faculty is phenomenal. The faculty is phenomenal. Each has experience working in a different field, such as architecture, construction, and government. Angela Schedel Director of Community Resilience Planning, Taylor Engineering Graduate, Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)