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Engineering Management

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Career Outcomes

The employment demand for engineering management is accelerating as many companies are looking to fill leadership positions to counteract the retirements of long time experienced workers. Graduates with masters degrees in engineering management are reportedly receiving among some of the highest salary increases in the country. Specifically, salaries for engineering managers are likely to be significantly higher than the salaries of engineers with several years of experience or specialized disciplines based bachelors and masters degrees alone.

In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that students with a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in engineering have some of the highest salaries in the country coupled with a high job satisfaction rates.

Our graduates go on to develop skills in mathematics, the sciences, communications, and humanities. Therefore, our masters of engineering management degree and concentration qualifies professionals for a diverse array of jobs, including:

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Engineering Project Manager

Has direct authority over the actions of everyone on the work site. A combination of engineering knowledge and business acumen is essential.

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Industrial Management Engineer

This specialist ensures that industrial emissions are moving safely through the production system.

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Senior Lead Analyst

This specialist ensures that engineering teams reach the most efficient outcomes on their assigned tasks.

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Construction Management Engineer

A construction management engineer has authority over the planning and building of a wide variety of structures in the construction industry. Issues he or she deals with daily would include: manpower, materials, and machines.

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Cost Systems Analyst

A combination of financial management knowledge and engineering skills is necessary for this position. These individuals have a direct impact on the bottom line of large-scale projects.