Engineering Management

Graduate Degree Program Summary

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  • MEM in Engineering Management

Online and Distance Opportunities

Offered online:
Master of Engineering Management

Other programs:
Some online coursework may be available for your program; contact dept. for details.

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Engineering Management

Graduate Chair
Dr. Lily Wang

Program Coordinator
Micah Chaffee

Campus Address
Peter Kiewit Institute 107E
1110 S. 67th St.
Omaha NE 68182-0726

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Application checklist and deadlines

1. Required by Graduate Studies

Submit these items as part of the standard steps to admission.

2. Required by Engineering Management

After you apply, allow one business day for us to set up your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these requirements.

  • Entrance exam(s): GRE recommended but not required
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
  • Personal statement (strongly recommended)
  • Three letters of recommendation

When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, UNL's institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed.

Application Deadlines for Engineering Management
  • For Financial Consideration: February 15 for Fall. September 15 for Spring.
  • Otherwise: Rolling admissions, contact the department for more information.

Application/admission is for entry in a specific term and year. UNL's academic year is divided into 3 terms: Fall (August-December), Spring (January-May), and Summer (multiple sessions May-August). Some UNL programs accept new students only in certain terms and/or years; if your desired entry term isn't mentioned here, you may want to consult the department for clarification.


The Master of Engineering Management is a professional practice-oriented advanced degree offered by the College of Engineering. This non-thesis program provides a broad-based technical education and is not designed to prepare students for doctoral-level work. Designed for working professionals, this program is 100% online, combining classroom experiences with workplace challenges to acquire administration and management skills.

Successful candidates for admission should have a bachelor's degree in engineering and technology, physical science, computer science or mathematics. Students with non-engineering degrees may be required to take some undergraduate course work in engineering science.

Cost of attendance

Cost differs from one student to another. For details see Tuition, Fees, and Funding or try our Cost Estimator.

Courses and More

Admitted students will choose courses from the Course Catalog, typically in: During the first half of their coursework, students will work with an advisor to create a plan of study — one of the essential Steps to Degree Completion.

Faculty and research

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Ram Bishu

Electromechanical Effects; Fiber Networks; Biomechanics

Robert Williams

Abrasive Flow Machining; Nontraditional Finishing Processes; Rapid Prototyping; Tooling

Jeffrey Woldstad

Ergonomics; Occupational Biomechanics; Energy Systems

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