• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

About

Being a highly interdisciplinary department, we build on a strong foundation of physical and mathematical sciences, a broad knowledge of engineering principles and techniques, and an understanding of how technologies can help us shape the future. We offer a broad education and in-depth training to help our graduates succeed in their careers.

The Master of Engineering (ME) degree with a specialization in Production Management augments the scientific knowledge of an electrical engineer with the skills of a manager.

Programme Structure

The Master of Engineering program requires a total of 30 credit hours. Each student must take eight EE courses and six credits of ME Project.

In a ME project, students are typically involved with the planning, benchmarking, and implementation of certain engineering activities centering on the application of specific engineering principles and methodologies in real world settings, leading to measurable improvements in quality, cost, efficiency, build-to-order flexibility, time-to-market, customer satisfaction, or other key performance indicators. The focus is on innovative application of engineering knowledge to add value, not on creation of new knowledge.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

     Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    55

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

The admissions requirements for the specialization in Production Management are:

  • A baccalaureate degree in engineering
  • Three letters of reference
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis) for all undergraduate work taken during the last two years of the applicant's studies.
  • GRE Scores
  • Application Fee ($85)
  • Personal Statement/CV

In exceptional cases, the department may authorize admission of an applicant who does not meet all of the above requirements. In such cases the department will establish performance criteria which, when satisfied, will serve as the basis for continuing in the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12343 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12343 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    6673 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6673 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Buffalo

  • 920 - 1560 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

All applicants are reviewed for funding, a separate application is not required. Funding is limited but all applicants are considered. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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