Alumni Profile

Ben Stilson

Quality Assurance Engineer, Buffalo, N.Y.

Ben Stilson

What did you like best about the Engineering Management program?

The flexibility of the program was refreshing. All courses were designed for online education and did not need to be taken in any given order.

Why did you choose this program over a traditional MBA?

As engineers, we are often in search of the best value. The cost and time required to complete this program is much more competitive than MBA programs. Additionally, the curriculum is tailored to engineers and is more directly applicable to our career path. 

How did the program prepare you for your career?

In the short-term, this program helped me to transition into a new opportunity as a quality engineer. In the long-term, I will be better prepared for a leadership or management position.  

Do you have any advice for incoming students?

Consider this program as a networking opportunity! You will be in contact with engineers of diverse backgrounds and experience.