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  • MS in Engineering Management


    The online Master of Science in Engineering Management is a multi-disciplinary program for engineers and scientists who want to advance into managerial and executive roles.  It will teach you how to manage technical resources and solve problems that require close cooperation between technical and non-technical staff.

    Dual Degree Options

    With our dual degree program, you can earn your MS in Engineering Management at the same time as any other master’s degree within the College of Engineering. This allows you to graduate with two master’s degree for a significantly reduced number of credits.

    Program Features

    • Established in 1959 as the first graduate engineering management program in the nation
    • An experienced faculty comprised of successful professionals in the field
    • Customizable curriculum allows you to take electives from any engineering discipline
    • A highly interactive online learning environment designed to challenge and engage students, while remaining convenient for working professionals
    • Engaging and practical coursework in:
      • Economics, Financial Management and Strategy
      • Engineering Law
      • Engineering Management
      • Ethical Issues
      • Green Engineering and Sustainability Opportunities
      • Project Management
      • Quantitative Analysis
      • R & D Management
      • Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking
      • Technology Marketing and Business Development

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.


    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    You can transfer up to 15 quarter credits from your institution, pending review from the Program Director. 

    Engineering Management 
    EGMT 501Engineering Management3.0
    EGMT 502Advanced Engineering Management3.0
    EGMT 504Engineering Management Communications3.0
    EGMT 581Human Relations and Organizational Behavior3.0
    Quantitative Analysis 
    EGMT 571Managerial Statistics3.0
    EGMT 572Statistical Data Analysis *3.0
    EGMT 573Operations Research3.0
    Economics and Financial Management  
    EGMT 531Engineering Economic Evaluation & Analysis3.0
    EGMT 535Financial Management3.0
    Engineering Management Capstone 
    EGMT 692Engineering Management Capstone3.0
    Select five of the following:15.0
    EGMT 610
    Ethics and Business Practices for Engineers 
    EGMT 614
    Marketing: Identifying Customer Needs 
    EGMT 615
    Product Conceptualization and Development 
    EGMT 616
    Technology Conceptualization and Development 
    EGMT 625
    Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control 
    EGMT 635
    Visual System Mapping 
    EGMT 650
    Engineering Leadership 
    EGMT 652
    Engineering Law 
    PROJ 501
    Introduction to Project Management 
    PROJ 535
    International Project Management 
    SYSE 521
    Integrated Risk Management 
    SYSE 522
    Supply Chain Systems Engineering 
    SYSE 523
    Systems Reliability Engineering 
    SYSE 524
    Systems Reliability, Availability, & Maintainability Analysis 
    SYSE 530
    Systems Engineering Design 
    SYSE 685
    Systems Engineering Management 
    SYSE 688
    Systems Engineering Analysis I 
    SYSE 690
    Systems Engineering Analysis II 
    Total Credits45.0


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    Admissions Criteria

    • A four-year bachelor's degree in engineering or sciences from an ABET accredited institution in the US or an equivalent institution abroad
    • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
    • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience are recommended, but not required

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    Transfer Credits

    You may transfer up to 15 quarter credits from an accredited institution, regardless of whether you completed a master’s degree. Transfer credit decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Engineering Management program at 215.895.2354 for more information.


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1228 per credit.

    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.


    Academic Calendar

    2017-2018 Academic Year

    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2017     

    September 25, 2017

    December 9, 2017

    December 11, 2017

    December 16, 2017

    Winter 2018 

    January 8, 2018

    March 17, 2018

    March 19, 2018

    March 24, 2018

    Spring 2018 

    April 2, 2018

    June 9, 2018

    June 11, 2018

    June 15, 2018

    Summer 2018 

    June 25, 2018

    September 1, 2018

    September 4, 2018

    September 8, 2018

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