Master of Engineering MEng
Gain the technical expertise and business acumen necessary to meet the demands of the ever-evolving engineering industry with a Master of Engineering MEng in Temple University’s College of Engineering. This 30-credit master's program provides flexibility and customization for working engineers interested in advancing in their organizations and beyond.
The College of Engineering's cross-disciplinary approach to career development combines in-demand technology training with project management skills to innovate and lead. Tailor your learning goals to best meet your professional needs with this practice-oriented master's program.
Engineering as a discipline can be very broad and include a wide range of specialized fields, each requiring a unique set of skills and technologies. Niche fields of study include cybersecurity, new product development, project management, and/or advanced manufacturing and robotics. Possible learning outcomes include the following.
- Gain advanced knowledge in hardware and device security concepts, technology, and methodology for engineered resilient systems.
- Understand current management and innovation tools to conceptualize, develop and bring to market valuable new products and services in the context of an existing organization.
- Learn to use project management tools to effectively plan and execute projects.
- Gain technical skills in mechanical engineering, automation and robotics to conceive, design and execute advanced manufacturing technologies.
Complete three certificates of nine credits each along with a capstone project to earn the Master of Engineering MEng. Students propose an individual capstone project to address a current or future industry need while integrating the technical aptitude and leadership skills gained throughout the program.
Master of Engineering MEng vs. Engineering Management MS
While both programs create a pathway to career advancement, they are unique in scope. Temple’s Master of Engineering MEng online program is customizable, allowing students to choose what they learn. It focuses on understanding and innovating industrial processes and teaches students to address specific needs within various niche sectors of the field.
The Master of Science in Engineering Management combines coursework from the College of Engineering and the Fox School of Business in a hybrid of online and in-person instruction. The MS program is grounded in research and combines an in-depth understanding of engineering theory with the tools of an entrepreneur.
Program Format & Curriculum
This innovative approach to advanced learning and career development allows you the flexibility to select your course of study. Classes are held online and in the evenings to accommodate working schedules and can be completed in 10 semesters.
The 30-credit program comprises exams, group projects, individual assignments and online discussion forums. Students complete three certificates consisting of nine credits each along with a culminating capstone project. The certificates currently available from the College of Engineering include the following.
- Advanced Manufacturing/Robotics
- Computer and Systems Security
- Engineering Project Management
- New Product Development
Some of the classes that are required for the program include the following.
- Engineering Principles of Computer Intrusion and Detection
- Introduction to Communication Networks
- Management Principles for Innovators, Engineers and Technologists
- Project Management—Project Planning, Implementation and Case Study
Related Graduate Degrees
The College of Engineering offers 12 graduate degrees and seven certificate programs for both the full-time student and working professional. The following degree programs provide cross-disciplinary curriculum, rigorous technical training, research opportunities and career development.