Master of Science in Engineering Management
Earn the Master of Science in Engineering Management and advance from engineering team member to engineering team leader. This interdisciplinary master’s degree combines course work from the College of Engineering and the Fox School of Business. Taught by industry executives and experts, it is designed to develop the business acumen that will drive your rise through the corporate ranks or successfully launch your own venture.
You will benefit from a focused curriculum that presents business knowledge within the context of engineering projects and prototypes. You will learn how to
- account for market and commercial factors within the product development process,
- incorporate customer patterns into product design,
- manage engineering projects, and
- understand the elements and functions of a financial report.
You’ll gain a thorough understanding of how to effectively lead your organization and integrate business priorities with the requirements of technological product development. You will also learn how the success or failure of an engineering project can impact the bottom line. In addition, you’ll demonstrate your management ability and gain hands-on experience by completing a capstone project in which you find a solution to a real-life industry problem.
The Engineering Management MS requires a minimum of 30 credit hours.
Classes & Curriculum
13.5 semester hours will be taken through the College of Engineering and 7.5 semester hours will be in the Fox School of Business. The remainder of your courses can be electives in either school.
You may complete the degree program in a single year studying full time; part-time graduate students generally complete it in two to three years. There is no thesis requirement. You have a maximum of five years in which to earn your master’s degree, which is awarded by the College of Engineering.