Engineering Management

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Program Overview

Our nationally ranked master's in Engineering Management degree program provides graduate study for anyone who desires to enhance their technical competence to more effectively take leadership roles within an organization. When you graduate from our program you will be able to apply best practices and engineering approaches to make strategic decisions and shape policies about personnel, finance and operations.

Earning the Degree

Students complete 9 courses and a capstone project. The program is extremely flexible. Students can:

  • Begin the program in fall, winter, spring or summer semesters.
  • Enroll either full- or part-time.
  • Take online courses synchronously during scheduled live class times or asynchronously to match scheduling needs. 
  • Tailor the program to their own interests and careers via elective courses and degree project.

Core Courses

EAS 590: Case Studies in Engineering Management

EAS 522: Principles of Engineering Management II

IE 505: Production Planning and Control

Sample Elective Courses

IE 551: Simulation and Stochastic Models

IE 512: Decision Analysis

IE 581: E-Business and Supply Chain Management

IE 500: Project Management

Capstone Project

This is your opportunity to lead a hands-on project focused on the innovative application of engineering and management principles to add value, not research. You will engage with faculty, industry and other partners to make strategic decisions about existing processes or design new processes. The objective is to demonstrate measurable and impactful improvements in critical characteristics and key performance indicators such as quality, cost, build-to-order flexibility, time-to-market, and customer satisfaction, among others. 

Options for Working Professionals and Full-Time Students

The master's in Engineering Management is designed for working professionals. Full-time students can complete the program within one year. 

Tuition

Not only is our graduate program nationally ranked, it also has affordable tuition rates.