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Master of Science in Engineering Management

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Stay on the pulse of change and discover new concepts, with ITU’s Engineering Management program. A hybrid course, which combines the vital knowledge of business, with the critical skills of software and computer engineering, Engineering Management is among the most trending subjects you can study today. Whether you’re looking to grow your management potential, or open the next big startup in Silicon Valley, we have the courses for you.

Why You Should Apply

ITU Engineering Management degree can provide you with several unique advantages in the job market:

  • It offers students with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, science, or computer science, the chance to perfect their technical skills, while gaining the management knowledge for long-term industry success.
  • It allows students with a Bachelor’s in Business, who are interested in branching into more technically-oriented jobs, the chance to receive the technical training necessary for success.
  • In today’s tech world, it is essential to be able to combine effective communication and business acumen, with the technical proficiency.

Course Sampling

  • Internet of Things Management
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Cloud Computing Management
  • Business Analysis for Software Development

What You Will Learn

Here are our program learning outcomes:

  • Be prepared to lead engineering and technical project teams delivering new products and services whether in the United States or internationally.
  • Be able to take a systems-approach to analyzing problems and managing projects.
  • Understand the process of aligning project goals and objectives with corporate strategy.
  • Have a strong grasp of principles of project management and be able to apply them in the work setting
  • Be able to demonstrate good communication skills, both written and oral, as an engineering manager.
  • Demonstrate competence and knowledge in at least one area of technical emphasis, such as software engineering, electrical engineering, etc.
  • Show evidence of an entrepreneurial mindset that allows the engineering manager to identify new business opportunities and an ability to develop an action plan to capitalize on new venture ideas.

Building Your Career in Engineering Management

At ITU, our internship and internship learning programs give you the chance to use your new skills and get ahead in your career.

You can identify your career goals with one-on-one guidance, industry workshops, job placement strategies, and networking opportunities. These expert-led programs offer you the necessary help to succeed beyond the classroom.

What Our Students Say

Swati Vijaywargi graduated from ITU’s Engineering Management program in 2015. After graduation, she landed a job at Walmart eCommerce, the US’ second largest online retailer, managing projects related to Android and iOS. According to Swati:

“The courses I took at ITU really helped me to understand the software development cycle. The Engineering Management program provided a perfect blend of the technical and managerial courses that are needed for someone whose desire is to be on the management side of the technical industry.”

Meet Some of Our Great Faculty

Professor Mamoun Samaha’s career has spanned business and software. Having received his Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology, Professor Mamoun went on to become Chief Architect of Hewlett Packard, working for the tech giant for 13 years. He then served as Chief Technical Officer of Motorola-Google, before co-founding his own cloud-based tech company, MobiWee Inc. He teaches on Consumerization of IT, Mobility, IoT, and Web Security Fundamentals at ITU.

Admission Requirements

  • Sealed official transcripts from all universities attended
    • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or graduate GPA of 3.0, on a 4.0 scale. Transcripts, listing courses taken and grades received, must be mailed directly from the institution or through a verified e-Transcript provider. International Students please review additional requirements listed below.
  • Statement of purpose (500-750 words)
    • Please describe why you are interested in the intended program of study, and how you hope to use this education to achieve your future goals.
  • Resume demonstrating relevant work or volunteer experience
    • Two pages maximum.
  • GRE or GMAT scores
    • Recommended. Scores must be sent directly from the testing center.
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • Recommended. Required if minimum GPA is not met. Letters should speak to the student’s professional and academic experience and potential to succeed in graduate school.

International Applicants

Application Deadlines
Fall (Classes start September)August 15
Spring (Classes start January)December 15
Summer (Classes start May)April 15

Program Requirements

  • Required Courses
    • 4 Core Courses: 12 Credit Hours
    • Capstone or Thesis Project: 3 Credit Hours
    • Internship: 1 Credit Hour
  • Elective Courses: 11 – 20 Credit Hours
    • Cross Disciplinary Electives: Up to 3 Credit Hours.
    • Transfer Credits: Up to 9 Credit Hours (Counts as Elective)
    • Internship: 1 – 9 Credit Hours
  • 36 Total Credit Hours
  • Core Courses
    • EMG 500 Principles of Engineering Management
    • EMG 501 Engineering Practicum
    • EMG 502 Organizational Behavior
    • EMG 503 Product Management
  • Capstone Course or Thesis
    • EMG 690 Capstone Project
    • EMG 697 Thesis
Fee Structure
Program Tuition*$21,600
Insurance Premium***$1,994.24
* Based on 36 credit hours.
** Fees are subject to change.
*** May be waived if student has equivalent insurance coverage.
**** For a full-time student, graduating in four trimesters, including one-time and per trimester fees. Actual total tuition will vary based on each student’s course of study.

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Last modified: July 26, 2017