Engineering management

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Overview

Engineering management is the art and science of planning, organizing, allocating resources, and directing and controlling engineering activities. The field of engineering management has become recognized as a professional discipline with a critical role in the modern society. Graduates develop innovative and integrated solutions to problems that arise at the convergence of engineering and business.

A total of 30 credit hours of course work is required to complete this degree. Graduates of our programs are in high demand and many employers provide education benefits to working engineers who are pursuing this degree.

Top-ranked programs in three categories

Missouri S&T’s online master’s in engineering management program was ranked among the nation’s finest in three U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings:

Best Online Programs U.S. News and World Report Grad Engineering 2022 Badge.
Best Online Programs U.S. News and World Report Veterans Grad Engineering 2022 Badge.
Best Online Programs U.S. News and World Report Grad Engineering Management 2022 Badge.

Quick facts

Official name

Master of science in engineering management

Campus

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development | Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

30

Estimated cost

$36,000.00

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

The engineering management graduate program focuses on the convergence of engineering, management and technology in high technology environments. Through this program, you will gain understanding of concepts and theories underlying contemporary techniques in the management and operation of technology-based organizations, as well as how to apply these principles in real-life situations.

Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
4.83%
employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$103,000
median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is 100% online: no campus visits are required. Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two to three years.

Course work includes

  • Management for engineers and scientists
  • Project management
  • Operations management science

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester

Typical program length

3 years

Typical course load

1-2 classes per semester

Accreditation

Missouri University of Science and Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Margaret Bowman, S&T graduate
I can almost instantly apply something that I learned in class to my work the next day.
MS ’17

Faculty spotlight

Steven Corns, PhD

Dr. Corns earned his doctorate from Iowa State University in 2008. He teaches courses in organizational intelligence and optimization and uncertainty management. His areas of interest include computational intelligence, complex systems, bioinformatics, infrastructure system modeling, autonomous systems, systems engineering.

Steven Corns, PhD
Associate Chair of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

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