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  • 12 months


Graduates of the Engineering Management program from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are able to apply best practices and engineering approaches to make strategic decisions and shape policies about personnel, finance and operations.

The employment demand for engineering management is accelerating as many companies are looking to fill leadership positions to counteract the retirements of long time experienced workers. Graduates with masters degrees in engineering management are reportedly receiving among some of the highest salary increases in the country. Specifically, salaries for engineering managers are likely to be significantly higher than the salaries of engineers with several years of experience or specialized disciplines based bachelors and masters degrees alone.

In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that students with a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in engineering have some of the highest salaries in the country coupled with a high job satisfaction rates.

Our Graduates

Our graduates go on to develop skills in mathematics, the sciences, communications, and humanities. Therefore, our masters of engineering management degree and concentration qualifies professionals for a diverse array of jobs, including:

  • Engineering Project Manager - has direct authority over the actions of everyone on the work site. A combination of engineering knowledge and business acumen is essential.
  • Senior Lead Analyst - this specialist ensures that engineering teams reach the most efficient outcomes on their assigned tasks.
  • Cost Systems Analyst -  a combination of financial management knowledge and engineering skills is necessary for this position. These individuals have a direct impact on the bottom line of large-scale projects.
  • Construction Management Engineer -  a construction management engineer has authority over the planning and building of a wide variety of structures in the construction industry. Issues he or she deals with daily would include: manpower, materials, and machines.
  • Industrial Management Engineer - This specialist ensures that industrial emissions are moving safely through the production system.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.

  • 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

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    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:

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).

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

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    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

  • A baccalaureate degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physical sciences or a related field. Applicants with non-engineering degrees are welcome to apply and will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Some practical engineering experience (formal job or projects) is recommended but not required.
  •  All applications are reviewed based on the cutting edge Mastermind Europe “best-fit” philosophy examining each applicant’s abilities on an individual long term “potential” basis.
  • The GRE is NOT required.
  • The $85 application fees for the fully online program will be waived for a limited time. However, completed applications are encouraged by July 15th.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7401 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6853 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Resident (In Person and Online): $653.46
  • Non-Resident (Fully Online ONLY): $699.67   
  • Non-Resident (In Person, Blended Online and In Person): $1,135.46

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.


  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Scholarships
  • University at Buffalo Presidential Fellowships
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships
  • Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowships
  • Fulbright Programs
  • Western New York Prosperity Fellowship Program

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