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Product Development, M.P.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, MI,
Are you looking to advance your career and become a leader in the engineering and manufacturing field?If so, the Master of Science in Product Development (MPD) is educating a new class of technologically grounded leaders: individuals with a special blend of engineering and management skills required to conceive of and create today's increasingly complex products and manufacturing systems.


The MPD program provides you a comprehensive study of product development methods and business practices through case studies and projects that is is challenging and rigorous.

The program features both technical content and relevant business content that future leaders in engineering will find invaluable to their careers.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Systems Architecture 
  • Systems Engineering 
  • System and Project Management 
  • System Optimization 
  • Organizational Processes 
  • Finance and Managerial Accntng 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Operations Management 
  • Product Planning & Development 
  • Capstone Thesis and Project

                  Detailed Programme Facts

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

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:


                    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:


                    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:


                    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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                  Academic Requirements

                  General Requirements

                  • A Bachelor of Science in engineering and five or more years of work experience in industry, government, or academia.  Alternate qualifications include a master's degree or Ph.D. in engineering with three or more years of work experience in industry, government, or academia.
                  • Applicants with degrees in other related technical fields will be considered on an exception basis.  In those cases, decision will emphasize both math and analytical contents of the applicants education and work experience.
                  • A letter from applicant's supervisor
                  • A short essay indicating how this program would help the applicant in his or her current work assignments and enhance preparedness for future responsibilities.

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International

                    1579 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 1579 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                  • National

                    1579 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 1579 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                  • In-State

                    1579 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 1579 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                  Living costs for Highland Park

                  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
                    Living Costs

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


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