The online master’s in engineering management at UofL is designed for experienced engineers who want to develop superior skills in managing engineering projects, products and services.
This program is 100% online, and no GMAT or GRE is required. The program is an IISE Qualified Training Provider (QTP) and an ASEM Academic Partner.
Earn a Graduate Certificate in Six Sigma and prepare to receive the Black Belt Certification from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
UofL’s online MEngEM/MEEM 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. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov), the median salary for engineering managers is $159,920 per year.
Students admitted to the UofL’s Online MEngEM program are eligible for merit-based scholarships. Get started now on your application to be considered for the next term.
MEng in Engineering Management program is delivered in a 100% online course format with each course consisting of an 8-week term, giving you the flexibility you need to balance work and life while earning a high-quality engineering education. The program is an IISE Qualified Training Provider (QTP) and an ASEM Academic Partner.
This online engineering master’s program is offered through the J.B. Speed School of Engineering.
By evaluating applicants based on their demonstrated profession passion, commitment to diversity, previous work experience and interpersonal skills, we aim to build a diverse engineering management cohort poised to create meaningful change.
For students who began their studies at another institution but wish to complete their online Engineering Management degree at the University of Louisville, we allow the transfer of up to six credit hours, or roughly two courses, from an accredited university.
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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.
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Note: We admit students on a rolling basis. The 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 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.
The prerequisites to the MEEM program are "Introduction to Statistics" and "Calculus I". If not completed in previous degree, these two courses (or equivalent) can be completed prior to admission or during the first semester of the MEEM program.
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.
The Engineering Management program is open to international students.
Note: students will not be issued a U.S. visa if admitted to the MEEM online program, since there are no campus attendance requirements.
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 email@example.com.
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 recommended to be taken at the beginning of the program.
**Required for the Graduate Certificate in Six Sigma and counted as elective within the EM program.
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 Six Sigma tools and techniques as well as complete a Six Sigma process improvement project and earn both a graduate certificate from UofL and black belt certificate 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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