Engineering Management program rises among top 20

Two men in hard hats.

By Marcene Robinson

Published February 7, 2024

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ engineering management program is ranked No. 19 among 109 programs, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs rankings

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“The program’s remarkable ascent, now into the top 20, is a testament to both the dedication and ingenuity of our exceptional faculty and staff and the commitment of our outstanding students. ”
Kemper E. Lewis, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

The online program—ranked No. 29 last year, and No. 49 in 2022—has rose significantly in the annual ranking, which showcases the extraordinary value of the program’s educational offerings.

“We are deeply honored by the national recognition of our engineering management program as one of the nation’s best. The program’s remarkable ascent, now into the top 20, is a testament to both the dedication and ingenuity of our exceptional faculty and staff and the commitment of our outstanding students,” says Kemper E. Lewis, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Led by Cecilia Martinez Leon, associate professor of teaching in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, the program is designed for engineers who want to build upon their skill set to more effectively take leadership roles in their organizations and industries.

To rank the master’s in engineering programs, U.S. News considered five categories: engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer assessment, services and technologies, and student excellence.

The Engineering Management program is extremely flexible, allowing students to complete courses full- or part-time, as well as tailor electives and projects to align with their interests.

Graduates accelerate their careers and qualifications for a diverse range of jobs, from engineering project manager and costs systems analyst to chief technology officer.

U.S. News also ranked the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s RN to BS degree program No. 1 nationwide in its 2024 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings.

Learn more about the Engineering Management program online