The master’s in engineering management online is designed for experienced engineers who want to develop superior skills in managing engineering projects, products and services.
UofL’s online engineering management degree builds on your current knowledge and experience to expand the professional opportunities available to you. Gain the credentials and knowledge you need to take charge of complex engineering projects, play an active role in the development of your organization, move into leadership roles and increase your earnings—delivered through accelerated 8-week terms and 100% online courses, giving you the flexibility you need to balance work and life with earning a high-quality engineering education.
This online engineering master’s program is offered through the J.B. Speed School of Engineering.
*Rate reflects Active-duty Departmental Award applied after enrollment in online MEEM program. Tuition rate does not include costs associated with a specific course or program, such as textbooks. Other fees apply.
Candidates for the online Engineering Management degree are working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related STEM fields. Acceptable degrees in STEM need to have sufficient science and math background. Examples of sufficient science and math include one semesters of calculus and two semesters of science with lab. If you are unsure whether your bachelor’s degree qualifies for admission, please send us your unofficial transcripts for review.
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Approximately 192,500 engineering managers were employed nationwide in 2016, and this occupation will continue to grow in the next decade (bls.gov). UofL’s online engineering management graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to gain higher-paying management positions in areas including:
For nearly a century, the University of Louisville Speed School has been educating engineers through high-quality undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our students and graduates hold engineering jobs with renowned companies including Ford, UPS, Humana, Yum! Brands, Ethicon, Boenig, Barton Brands, Raytheon Technologies, Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Air Force and Navy, and many more. Join a renowned online engineering program and gain the expertise you need to engineer the future.
|Preferred Application Deadline||Term||Start Date|
|September 15||Fall II||October|
|February 1||Spring II||March|
Note: We admit students on a rolling basis. The preferred deadlines help you complete the application process on time, be notified of acceptance and enroll before the term begins. We review applications as they become complete, and admit students for a specific term up to the day classes start. We recommend you work on and submit your complete application well in advance of the preferred deadline, as obtaining transcripts and other materials may take more time.
Note: Electronic transcripts are only accepted directly from the institution(s). Please have electronic transcripts sent directly to UofL Graduate Admissions Office.
Prerequisites to the EM program. Can be completed prior to admission or first semester in the graduate program if not completed in previous degree
No GRE required for admission.
Send all materials to:
University of Louisville
2211 S. Brook Street
Louisville, KY 40292
Applicants not meeting the minimum requirements may still be admitted. Applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. Remedial work may be specified for those applicants who, in the opinion of the faculty, do not have a sufficient background in engineering.
The Engineering Management program is open to international students.
You may transfer up to six credit hours of graduate coursework from an accredited university*, pending department approval.
*See the Graduate School Transfer of Credit Policy for more information.
For more information on the admission and application process, please contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UofL’s online master’s in Engineering Management program requires 10 courses (2 core courses and 8 electives). Candidates for the engineering master’s degree online must have a minimum final cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all graduate courses.
|EM 613 Operations Management*||3|
|EM 661 Engineering Statistics II*||3|
|EM 525 Project Management||3|
|EM 615 Management Science||3|
|EM 620 Safety Management||3|
|EM 624 Human Resource Management||3|
|EM 626 Effective Communication||3|
|EM 627 Information Technology Management||3|
|EM 628 Engineering Management||3|
|EM 632 Quality Management||3|
|EM 645 Decision and Risk Analysis||3|
|EM 646 Marketing and the Engineer||3|
|EM 670 Engineering Financial Management||3|
|EM 672 Management Law for Engineers||3|
|EM 674 Intellectual Property Law for Engineers||3|
|EM 676 Effective Leadership||3|
|EM 684 Process Improve App. I**||1.5|
|EM 685 Process Improve App. II**||1.5|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours Required||30|
*EM 613 and EM 661 are the required beginning courses for all incoming EM students.
**Required if wishing to pursue Six Sigma certification through IISE.
All course offerings are subject to revision based upon course demand and instructor availability.
Six Sigma is a process improvement program that helps business and organizations streamline processes by focusing on what matters most to the customer in order to improve output quality, decrease error probability and reduce waste. The Six Sigma “Black Belt” is the official designation for those who have completed the training program and understand Six Sigma process improvement techniques.
As an online Engineering Management student, you will have the chance to learn more about this technique, complete a Six Sigma process improvement project and earn your black belt through the Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).
The certification includes four courses:
You will complete a black belt project as part of the EM 685 course. The Six Sigma test through the IISE will be taken at the end of the course.
Past Six Sigma Projects Completed by Online Engineering Management Students:
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