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Engineering Management (Online)


The Master of Science in Engineering Management, offered by the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, prepares students to manage large engineering operations and brings together topics from across several fields to help them develop the leadership skills necessary to address contemporary professional challenges and solve complex operational problems. Students may pursue this degree directly from their undergraduate program, but it is also available to working professionals looking for professional development opportunities.

Program Overview (Engineering Management) - Catalog


For admission into the MSIE program, applicants must meet department admission standards and have a bachelor of science degree from an engineering department or from physics, chemistry, computer sciences, mathematics or a similar technical or science program. In general, a degree in one of the “hard” science programs is required with at least two years of calculus or equivalent mathematics.

For admission into the PhD program, typically, a master's degree is required. However, applicants with BS degree with exceptional academic record can also be considered for direct admission into the PhD program. Applicants with a MS degree should have, at a minimum, a 3.4 GPA (or equivalent) in their graduate coursework. Applicants with a BS degree should have, at a minimum, a 3.5 GPA (or equivalent) in their undergraduate coursework. PhD applicants with a MS degree, must also meet all the entrance requirements stated above for the master's program.

Program Requirements

The Master of Science in Engineering Management is a fully online program and consists of 8-week courses. All degree candidates are required to follow a planned program of study. The student’s advisor, in conjunction with the Advising and Examining Committee (AEC), will be responsible for determining the plan of study appropriate to each student’s needs, in order to provide the necessary support to prepare them for their careers.

The graduates of the program will build upon their prior engineering education and/or professional experience, to strengthen their ability to effectively manage business operations, projects, and teams. They will practice holistic learning on a continual basis to acquire skills that are necessary to promote innovation, creative solutions, and diversity.

Engineering Management Master's Course Requirements

Program Coordinator

Ashish Nimbarte
Interim Chairperson, Professor, and Graduate Program Coordinator
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