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Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management

Pennsylvania State University

M.Eng. On Campus
12 months
Duration
39720 USD/year
39720 USD/year
23928 USD/year
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About

The Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management program offered at Pennsylvania State University is designed to develop the attributes required by today’s successful engineering leaders and executives. 

Overview

Upon completion of the full one-year Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management program at Pennsylvania State University, the successful student will have developed and demonstrated abilities enabling them to:

  • Evaluate leadership and innovation management strategies for corporate innovation and identify opportunities for new products and businesses in alignment with an organization’s strengths and weaknesses within an existing business structure.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cultural and international boundaries, effectively considering the implications of cultural and international business differences on project implementation.
  • Employ design thinking and project management strategies to lead engineering teams in solving complex engineering problems.
  • Apply project management methods including the implementation of techniques for planning, scheduling, budgeting, and controlling project performance. 
These learning outcomes will be achieved through a combination of lectures by faculty, invited guest lecturers, reading of key literature, individual and team projects (including international virtual-team projects), and practical involvement in an engineering capstone design/market development team.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Management for Professionals
  • Leadership Principles 
  • Entrepreneurship Business Basics
  • Engineering Leadership for Corporate Innovation
  • Engineering Across Cultures and Nations
  • Engineering Product Innovation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree in engineering.  Applicants must have a 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA (or equivalent). 
  • Submission of a completed online Graduate School Application for Admission, including a Personal Statement, resume, and three letters of recommendation.
  • Personal statement: The Personal Statement should include a 2-3 page essay demonstrating your written communication skills
  • Vita or Résumé.
  • Three letters of recommendation that attest to your readiness for graduate study and document the requisite minimum of one year of work experience. 

Work experience

1 year of professional experience in an engineering position (or equivalent). Students wishing to enter the program directly from an undergraduate degree can fulfill the 1 year requirement for engineering experience through summer internships, summer employment, or co-op experiences plus additional experience within professional societies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    39720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    23928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23928 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

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Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management
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Pennsylvania State University

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