12 months
14802 USD/year
13706 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Engineering Management program from 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.

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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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.


30 alternative credits



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7401 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6853 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • 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.


In support of the University at Buffalo’s PhD Excellence Initiative, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers competitive, elite fellowship packages designed to attract the best and brightest scholars in the world.

The Presidential Fellowship offers outstanding prospective graduate students an elite fellowship package to the top 10% incoming enrolled doctoral students each academic year. This competitive package pays a stipend of up to $43,000 USD per year for up to 4 years and includes summer support. This award also includes a full tuition waiver of $11,310 USD for New York State Residents and $23,100 USD for Non-Residents bringing the total package of support to $54,310-$66,100 dollars per year. 

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.

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