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School of Science and Engineering

Master of Science in Engineering Management

Master of Science in Engineering Management

Gain the skills and knowledge that employers want —advanced technical skills as well as nontechnical skills in leadership, communications, and project management.

Finish in as little as 9-12 months 

Start this fall - apply by August 30

Engineering Management

Program Benefits

Flexibility

Open to technology, science, and engineering professionals

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering is not required. Open to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in a variety of fields, including engineering, science, or math.

Learn from the Best

  • High caliber faculty who are practitioners
  • Classmates with a range of interests/careers
  • Personalized attention with small class sizes

 

 

Career-Focused Curriculum

  • Gain effective project management skills, including decision-making and resource allocation
  • Acquire new market analysis, product development, and branding capabilities
  • Become proficient in team-building and change management

Gain the skills you need to:

  • Lead complex technical projects, teams, and organizations
  • Apply business, science, and mathematics knowledge—and engineering skills—to solve challenging technical problems
  • Analyze and design complex systems and operations, using qualitative and quantitative tools
  • Formulate ethical, responsible decisions as an engineering manager in today’s fast-paced industries and global economies

Why a Master’s in Engineering Management?

Today’s managers in technology-based industries need leadership and communications skills to keep their teams focused on common goals; agility and analytic skills to adapt and change course within evolving companies and industries; and business knowledge and problem-solving abilities to deliver innovative solutions as customers’ needs change.

Career Opportunities 

According to Glass Door, the national average salary for Engineering Managers is over $131,000 annually. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics indicates that employment of  engineering managers is projected to grow six percent from 2016 to 2026, and that strong competition for jobs can be expected.  U.S. growth in engineering and technology professions is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026 and will fuel candidates seeking to position themselves for management tracts.   

With your M.S.E.M. degree, you’ll have a competitive advantage to build on your existing education, advance your career with new skills, or make a career change into the high-potential field of engineering management.

Contact Us

For more information on the Master of Science in Engineering Management, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at graduate@merrimack.edu or 978-837-3563.

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Apply for our Fall 2019 term by August 30. 

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