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Engineering Management

The Master of Engineering Management (MSEM) is a professional degree program offered by the College of Engineering in collaboration with The Isenberg School of Management. The 10-course program is taught by faculty from both schools, and affords students the flexibility to complete it fully online, fully on-campus, or in a blended fashion. The newly redesigned MSEM program builds on the college’s long tradition in Engineering Management distance education, which dates back to the 1980’s.

Our mission is to develop managers with insight to foster engineering creativity, use engineering technology and management perspectives to solve complex problems, make decisions, and manage risk, all within the framework of complex systems analysis and design.

Our graduates are ready to:

  • lead engineering and interdisciplinary teams
  • manage and analyze the wealth of information pervasive in most industries
  • deal with risk and uncertainty
  • make better decisions
  • design better products
  • develop more effective processes
  • always take a holistic, systems perspective when addressing a problem

To achieve these goals, the program includes core courses such as:

and a wide variety of electives such as:

For full details, go to the Program Courses page.