Online Programs

Master's in Engineering Management

Created by engineers for engineers

You will learn from experts in the field of engineering management. Our faculty are all full-time professors who have considerable consulting experience and hold numerous professional certifications. Many are part of the University at Buffalo's highly-regarded Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, which is ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

Accelerate your career

Our fully online master's in Engineering Management degree is a graduate program for industry professionals focused on excellence in engineering management. 

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Learn more about engineering management and connect with the program director by registering to attend a webinar.

Why a Master's in Engineering Management at UB?

Our Engineering Management ME program is a unique opportunity for you to boost your educational credentials and achieve greater success in leadership positions. The University at Buffalo ranks among the top 20 for Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs and no. 21 for Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.

Affordable classes that fit your schedule

The program is designed specifically to accommodate a wide range of work schedules. Our interactive courses are taught completely online, and you can study full-time or part-time, depending on your individual needs. Full-time students can complete the degree in as little as one year.

Fully Online

Flexible Schedule


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Award Winning Faculty


No. 19 for Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs

U.S. News & World Report

Top 25.

No. 21 for Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs for Veterans

U.S. News & World Report

Advance your career

  • Accelerate your path to managerial and leadership positions.
  • Learn the latest methods for strategic decision making and effective engineering project management.
  • Learn to effectively communicate with and lead a global workforce.
  • Work with experienced faculty and professionals with proven records in engineering management.

Innovative Curriculum

  • Experience a curriculum that blends traditional and modern engineering management topics, including production planning, process improvement, and sustainable manufacturing.
  • Build a network of engineering mentors and colleagues through individualized learning experiences and activities.
  • Learn about practical challenges and effective strategies for engineering managers from industry leaders.
  • Apply and test your knowledge through cases, exercises, and relevant projects completed at your workplace.

Who should apply?

Engineers and non-engineers who supervise or aspire to supervise engineers, and who have a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physical sciences or a related field, are encouraged to apply. Applicants with non-engineering degrees will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Some practical engineering experience (formal job or projects) is recommended.

All applications are reviewed based on the cutting-edge Mastermind Europe “best-fit” philosophy, which examines each applicant’s abilities on an individual long-term “potential” basis. The GRE is not required. 

Career outcomes

Engineering management is a field that is growing quickly. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that engineering managers have some of the highest salaries in the country as well as very high job satisfaction rates.

Graduates are able to apply best practices and engineering approaches to make strategic decisions and shape policies about personnel, finance and operations. They are qualified 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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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.

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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

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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Chief Technology Officer

Oversees the current technology and creates relevant policy within an organization. He or she would allign technology-related decisions with the organization's goals.