Master of Engineering in Engineering Management
We prepare engineering managers for a new world!
Advance your career and increase your earning potential with a 100% online Master of Engineering in Engineering Management (MEEM) from J.B. Speed School of Engineering at University of Louisville.
Why choose Online Learning at UofL?
Learn from faculty with distinguished academic credentials, industry experience and a strong commitment to applied research
Earn your degree in as little as two years (24 months)
- Transfer up to six (6) credit hours from another graduate engineering program at UofL or from a regionally accredited institution
Interact with other online learners across the globe
Increase your earning potential and career opportunities
MEEM Online Degree Overview
The online master’s degree in engineering management is designed for experienced professionals who have earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related scientific areas and want to develop superior skills in managing engineering projects, products and services. The program is comprised of 30 credit hours (10 courses) and builds upon the mathematical and analytical expertise gained from prior engineering education and/or professional experience.
The MEEM degree is the top choice for engineering management education among large employers nationwide and abroad, as it can provide graduates opportunities to move into managerial positions and increase their earnings.
Earn a Master in Engineering Management and learn how to take charge of engineering projects. Acquire the proper credentials and knowledge to play an active role in the development of your organization’s structure and operations modernization. Make a positive impact in your profession and leave a meaningful print on the world.
MEEM Online Degree Features
Several valuable elements set our program apart from other engineering management degrees:
- convenient 100% online delivery
- 6-week courses – accelerated format
- open to international students
- no requirement to come on campus
- no synchronous learning (no set time for class meetings)
- no thesis requirement
- no GRE requirement
- multiple starts (terms) per year (5) – Spring(2), Summer, Fall(2)
- networking opportunities with peers across the globe
Note: International students will not be issued a U.S. visa if admitted to the MEEM online program, since there are no campus attendance requirements.
All courses in the program are taught 100% online, allowing you to attain an engineering management degree from the comfort of your home and at any time convenient for you, regardless of your current location – working or living in the U.S. or any other location in the world.
Courses: Online courses in the engineering management graduate program are designed by following the same high quality development standards as those offered on campus. Courses focus on business fundamentals of project management, finance, as well as management, ethics and leadership principles.
Online courses are delivered through Blackboard, an easy-to-use learning platform that provides students the ability to view lectures, interact with peers, communicate with professors and complete projects and assignments.
Online learning helps students gain valuable skills in time management, communication and networking, as well as business writing and project management.
Assignments: The number and frequency of assignments will be determined by the course instructor. In general, written assignments will be submitted electronically through Blackboard. Graded assignments will be returned to the student either via email or Blackboard.
Exams: When required, the exam format and method is determined by each instructor. In general, the student can arrange for a suitable proctor and take the exam at a distance or come to campus to take exams.
MEEM graduates are better prepared for in-demand careers in engineering management, working jointly with construction designers, architects and other engineering professionals to solve and manage complex engineering issues of today and the future.
Our graduates can apply their MEEM credentials to various fields and obtain positions in occupational areas such as:
- Civil/construction engineering
- Logistics/distribution engineering
- Software engineering
- Healthcare engineering
- Manufacturing engineering
- Computer and electronic product manufacturing
- Pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing
- Transportation equipment manufacturing
- Biomedical engineering
- Environmental engineering
- Aeronautical engineering
- Chemical and Petro-Chemical engineering
- Military engineering
- Federal, state, and local government
In addition to completing the application for admission online and paying the $60 non-refundable application fee, applicants must provide:
Bachelor of Science degree (or its equivalent) in engineering or related scientific field from a regionally-accredited institution.
2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. Students with a cumulative baccalaureate grade point average between 2.50 and 2.75 may be admitted conditionally upon petition review and approval, on a case-by-case basis.
Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. All transcripts not in English must be certified as authentic and translated verbatim in English.
Two letters of recommendation.
International students whose primary language is not English must show English language proficiency by attaining one of the following:
a) Total score of 80 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based test or 6.5 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or
b) Successful completion of the exit examination for the advanced level of the Intensive English as a Second Language Program (IESL) at the University of Louisville, or
c) Demonstration of a degree award from an acceptable English language institution.
To apply, you must submit:
- A completed online application - http://graduate.louisville.edu/apply.
- To start your online application you must create an account.
- Application fee (US $60)
- Two letters of recommendation
- Official transcript(s) for all post-secondary coursework. All transcripts not in English must be certified as authentic and translated verbatim in English.
- All application instructions are posted at https://graduate.louisville.edu/students/apply/application.html
Note: Applications received at least six weeks prior to the beginning of a term will be given priority.
Applicants are considered on a case-by-case basis. Students not meeting the minimum requirements may still be admitted. Remedial work may be specified for those applicants who, in the opinion of the faculty, do not have a sufficient background in engineering.
Credentials should be mailed to:
University of Louisville
2111 S. Brook Street
Louisville, KY 40292
Graduate students enrolled in the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management at UofL are eligible for federal financial aid in the form of unsubsidized Stafford Loans during an academic year (fall, spring and summer). Typically the first step is to file the FAFSA form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Graduate students do not qualify for departmental funding or financial aid (from J.B. Speed School of Engineering).
Below are some links that might help you understand UofL financial aid procedures, as well as some government based resources to educate yourself about various loan options.
Graduate PLUS loans
http://studentaid.ed.gov/ - Click on Types of Aid and Repay your loans to see the different government calculators