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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


This Industrial Engineering (Engineering Management) degree program at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences provides graduate study for any engineer who desires to enhance their technical competence to more effectively take leadership roles within an organization. Graduates of the program are able to apply best practices and engineering approaches to make strategic decisions and shape policies about personnel, finance and operations.

Courses are taught live or on-line via distance learning to accommodate those who are currently working full-time and desire part-time study. Students can complete the program with one year of full-time study or part time to match your individual needs.

Why Engineering Management at UB?

  • Maximum Flexibility: Full-time and part-time, on-campus and on-line options are available to accommodate all types of schedules
  • Career Acceleration: A competitive advantage to take leadership roles within an organization
  • Innovative Curriculum: Diverse educational approaches including cases, lectures, exercises, and real-world project work,with content developed with input from local engineering leaders
  • New Skills: New tools and methods used to make strategic decisions when solving engineering problems
  • New Ideas: Management and communications approaches applicable to the “Global Workforce”
  • Networking: Connections with experienced faculty and professionals with proven track records in the field

Programme Structure

Students complete 9 courses and a Capstone project. The program is extremely flexible. 



  • Principles of Engineering Management I: Leadership Principles Put to Practice
  • Principles of Engineering Management II: The Economics of Decision Making
  • Production Planning and Control: Operations Management Strategies that Work
  • Quality Assurance: Management Tools that Ensure Success
  • Case Studies in Engineering Management: Best Practice and Pitfalls to Avoid
  • Technical Communication: Corresponding in a Global Society 

Sample Elective Courses:

  • Supply Chain Engineering
  • Optimization and Resource Planning
  • Six Sigma Quality
  • Decision Analysis
  • Revenue Management Decision Based System Design
  • Lean Enterprise and Applications
  • Engineering Entrapaneurship and Technology Transfer
  • Human Factors in Safety

Capstone Project

Students engage in a hands-on capstone projects with faculty, industry, and other partners.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      Begin the program in fall, winter, spring or summer semesters. Enroll either full- or part-time. Take courses live, on-line during class or on-line at home.
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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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  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • Resume/Curricula Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • GRE Scores (Institution Code 2925, Department Code 1603)
  • (For International Applicants) TOEFL Scores (Institution Code 2925, Department Code 69) [We also accept IELTS, PTE, CAE, and CPE scores]
  • Scanned copies of academic transcripts from undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) studies (English translations required)
  • $85 Application Fee
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      22650 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 11325 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      22650 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 11325 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
    • In-State

      11088 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5544 USD per semester and a duration of 12 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.


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

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