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.
The Master of Engineering Management employs a flat tuition rate for residents and non-residents. See MEM Tuition/Fees for more information.
Note: 30 cr, one major and one minor
No thesis required
Minor required, at least 9 cr
At least 12 of the 30 cr must be in graduate-only courses
The Construction Engineering and Management specialization requires attending on-campus courses
Construction Engineering and Management
Graduate Admission Requirements
- Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
- One set of transcripts.
- If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
- If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certiﬁcates, diplomas, and degrees plus certiﬁed English translations.
* Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certiﬁed records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certiﬁed copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.
- If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
- Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.
Major Admission Requirements
- GRE (optional)
- Resume/CV: Your resume should specifically indicate the following: Total number of years and months of engineering work experience; work experience in engineering field after earning undergraduate degree, listing all companies, years/months worked, and positions; number of years of engineering co-op/intern experience, listing all companies, years/months worked, and positions.
- Personal statement
- Three letters of recommendation: Preference is for all 3 recommenders to be professional (work supervisors and managers). However, your application will be considered if one of the three is academic (faculty).
Applications are accepted and processed throughout the year on an ongoing basis for Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Once admitted, students may enroll in the next available 8-week mini-session.
NOTE: When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed
* Updates to graduate program pages are made on an annual basis in conjunction with the Graduate Application for Admission.
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