The Intersection of Technical Expertise and Business Acumen
The Master of Science in Engineering Management- 1-Year Experiential program provides an accelerated, hands-on curriculum for students that want to develop the technical expertise, leadership insights, and business competence that is in high demand with technology-based employers and related government programs. It is often considered an MBA equivalent for engineers. You’ll learn the art and science of planning, organizing, allocating resources, systems thinking, and directing activities with technological components. The interdisciplinary program bridges the gaps between engineering, technology, and business.
Students in the accelerated program gain close connections with industry leaders and earn their degree in one year through a combination of credit-bearing experiential coursework, independent study, industry projects, and co-op.
The one-year program is designed for students and professionals who have the flexibility to engage in full-time study on campus in Boston, and with an intensive three-semester curriculum.
- A one-year accelerated, experience-focused master’s degree program on campus at Northeastern in Boston.
- Integrates credit-bearing experiential coursework, project work, independent study, and Northeastern’s top-ranked co-op program.
- Opens doors to leadership positions with a range of technology-based employers.
- Builds decision-making and engineering expertise—setting yourself up for success as a technical liaison to management.
- Interdisciplinary program rooted in engineering principles, with supporting business management and decision-making skills.
- Flexibility to tailor the degree to meet professional goals, refresh knowledge, or expand skills
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
|EMGT 5220||Engineering Project Management||4 SH|
|EMGT 6225||Economic Decision Making||4 SH|
|IE 6200||Engineering Probability and Statistics||4 SH|
|OR 6205||Deterministic Operations Research||4 SH|
|EMGT 5300||Engineering/Organizational Psychology||4 SH|
|EMGT 7978||Independent Study||4 SH|
|IE 5617||Lean Concepts and Applications||4 SH|
|IE 7200||Supply Chain Engineering||4 SH|
|ENCP 6100||Intro to Co-op||1 SH|
|ENCP 6964||Co-op||0 SH|
|Fall||IE 6200 Engineering Probability and Statistics||4 SH|
|OR 6205 Deterministic Operations Research||4 SH|
|EMGT 5300 Engineering/Organizational Psychology||4 SH|
|ENCP 6100 Intro to Co-op||1 SH|
|Spring||EMGT 5220 Engineering Project Management||4 SH|
|EMGT 6225 Economic Decision Making||4 SH|
|IE 7200 Supply Chain Engineering||4 SH|
|Summer||IE 5617 Lean Concepts and Applications||4 SH|
|EMGT 7978 Independent Study||4 SH|
|ENCP 6964 Co-op||0 SH|
With proper planning, students have the option to complete one of several College of Engineering graduate certificates in addition to the master’s degree. Certificates can be taken in addition to or in combination with a master’s degree, or provide a pathway to a master’s degree in Northeastern’s College of Engineering. Master’s programs can also be combined with a Gordon Engineering Leadership certificate. Students should consult with their faculty advisor regarding these options.
- The median annual wage for engineering managers is $149,530 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020)
- 9% growth across management occupations (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020)
- Full-time engineering managers with a master’s degree earned an average of nearly 16 percent more than those whose highest degree completion was a bachelor’s. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020)
The Academic Advisors in the Graduate Student Services office can help answer many of your questions and assist with various concerns regarding your program and student record. Use the link below to also determine which questions can be answered by your Faculty Program Advisors and OGS Advisors.
Admissions & Aid
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