Choose From Career-Focused Engineering Management Concentrations
As a student in the on-campus MS in Engineering Management degree program, you will take core courses in both general business and engineering management, and then select electives to complete a concentration in an in-demand area of specialization:
The Project Management concentration is designed to equip you with the skills required to successfully initiate, plan and execute complex projects within scope and budget. Coursework focuses on:
- Identifying project goals, constraints, deliverables, performance criteria, and resource requirements in consultation with stakeholders.
- Aligning project lifecycles with organizational strategic planning.
- Leading teams through the decision making process.
- Managing project scope, cost, timing, and quality as defined by project stakeholders.
- Adapting plans in response to internal and external issues.
The Construction Management concentration will prepare you to manage civil infrastructure engineering projects by mastering core competencies in areas such as:
- Effectively managing construction projects to ensure on-time and on-budget completion.
- Evaluating the sustainability of a civil infrastructure project based on economic, environmental, and social factors.
- Designing and analyzing reinforced concrete and structural steel components of a building or bridge.
- Designing and analyzing geotechnical infrastructure including earth slopes, retaining structures, and foundation systems
A concentration in Product Management is also available within our online Master of Science in Engineering Management program.
Stand Out in the Engineering Management Job Market
The master’s degree in engineering management opens a wide range of professional doors. Engineering managers are in high demand across many industries, with seasoned managers earning average salaries of more than $130,000. In particular, high-tech employers seek well-rounded leaders who can:
- Communicate effectively with clients
- Establish long-range plans and strategic goals
- Develop new products
Adapt nimbly to evolving markets
Deliver results on time and on budget
Operate in global markets
Interpret highly technical subject matter for non-expert audiences
Graduates of Merrimack College’s engineering management master’s program stand out in the job market. Our diverse population, interdisciplinary focus, industry partnerships, and experienced faculty provide you with a distinct set of strengths that employers value highly.
Explore Engineering Management Fellowships
Merrimack College offers robust fellowship opportunities to students in the master’s in engineering management program. Qualified applicants gain enhanced professional development via a work placement of up to 25 hours per week. You’ll work closely with a faculty member to gain hands-on experience in activities such as:
- Research Assistant
- Teaching Assistant
The fellowship includes full tuition (excluding fees). In addition, scholarships are available to eliminate partial tuition, and they may include advanced professional development opportunities.