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Manufacturing Leadership, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #34 (WUR) , GA, | Online
The professional master’s in Manufacturing Leadership from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is ideal for experienced technical professionals who want to build their operations and personnel management skills and expertise.


The professional master’s in Manufacturing Leadership is an advanced degree from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) that equips the next generation of operations leaders and facility managers with enriching experiences in teamwork, leadership, decision-making, and professional skills development, as well as exposure to leading-edge technology.

Multi-Disciplinary ApproachThe degree offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers:

  • Supply chain management
  • Leadership and organizational behaviors
  • Problem-solving and decision-making
  • Manufacturing reliability
  • Quality control and Lean manufacturing
  • Principles of management
  • Foundational and emerging technologies in your manufacturing segment
As a result, students acquire vital soft skills, like leading change and handling conflict, as well as technical competencies, including sustainable system design and computer integration. What’s more, these aspiring leaders don’t have to put their careers on hold; they can keep their full-time positions and apply what they’re learning to their current jobs.BenefitsThe PMML program draws from the most relevant aspects of each area of expertise, benefiting aspiring leaders – and the companies for which they work – in numerous ways:Competitive Advantage
  • Earn a master’s degree from one of the top 5 engineering and research universities in the country.
  • Gain a unique understanding of how technology and globalization affect business at one of the top 4 percent of accredited U.S. business schools.
  • Develop valuable professional connections for yourself and your employer as you build your career.
  • Join an exceptional group of alumni with a global reputation for being creative problem solvers and business innovators.
Applied Practical Learning
  • Learn engineering and business methodologies and emerging bioproducts advancements that extend across an array of industries.
  • Solve real-world problems through hands-on exercises, case studies, and labs.
  • Produce immediate results in your workplace, while preparing yourself and your industry for the future.
World-Class Faculty
  • Experience a supportive yet challenging education from top researchers and industry leaders.
  • Learn from highly skilled instructors who are known for their industry-rich experience and their ability to produce high-tech solutions for complex systems.
  • Receive mentoring from faculty members who are known for groundbreaking research as well as creative solutions where innovation and business intersect.
Convenient Format
  • Thrive in a hybrid format that combines online learning with face-to-face instruction and peer interaction.
  • Focus on one course at a time.
  • Earn your master’s degree while continuing to work full-time.

The professional master’s in Manufacturing Leadership program is a collaborative effort between Georgia Tech’s colleges of business and engineering and Georgia Tech Professional Education; each entity has played a vital role in the program’s design, launch and execution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership Development
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Principles of Management for Engineers
  • Manufacturing Reliability
  • Manufacturing Supply Chain Operations
  • Leadership and Organizational Change 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 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).

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or physical sciences from an accredited college or university with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • At least one year of professional work experience (post-Bachelor of Science) in an engineering- or science-related field
  • A completed application along with application fee
  • Three descriptive letters of recommendation.
  • A required essay/statement of purpose (no more than one page). 
  • A resume (including work and educational experience)
  • An official transcript sent from each accredited school from which the candidate has received a degree
  • A satisfactory TOEFL score for international students
  • GMAT/GRE scores are NOT required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1092 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1092 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1092 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1092 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1092 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1092 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

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