Program Overview

This Master of Engineering (ME) degree program provides graduate study for any engineer who desires to enhance their technical competence to more effectively take leadership roles within an organization. Graduates of the program are 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 courses live, online during class or online at their own pace.
  • Tailor the program to their own interests and careers via elective courses and degree project.


Not only does our graduate program rank among the top in the country, has extremely affordable tuition rates for New York State residents and for non-state residents who take the fully online program:

Core Courses

Sample Elective Courses

  • Engineering Methods in Supply Chain
  • Six Sigma Quality
  • Decision Analysis
  • Lean Enterprise and Applications
  • Human Factors in Safety

Capstone Project

Students engage in a hands-on capstone projects with faculty, industry, and other partners that centers on the application of specific engineering principles and methodologies in real-world settings, leading to measurable improvements in quality, cost, efficiency, build-to-order flexibility, time-to-market, customer satisfaction, or other key performance indicators. The focus is on innovative application of engineering knowledge and leadership to add value; not on research.

Options for Working Professionals and Full-Time Students

The ME program is designed for working professionals, who may prefer to take courses part time either live or via distance learning courses. Full-time students can complete the program within one year either in person or online.