Engineering Management

Drexel University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
1342 USD/credit
1342 USD/credit
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Are you currently working in the engineering field and want to advance your career? The Engineering Management program of Drexel University is a perfect fit for an ambitious engineering professional like you.


The convenient online format of the Engineering Management program of Drexel University allows you to continue working full time while earning your degree. On top of that, you may take advantage of the many added benefits Drexel’s College of Engineering provides – from its network of industry-experienced faculty, to its challenging and revamped curriculum, to its status as a Certified Graduate Program by the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM). Equally important, as a graduate of this first-of-its-kind program, you will automatically qualify for the Certified Associate in Engineering Management (CAEM) without having to take the exam.


When it comes to both higher education and engineering, longevity goes a long way. In 1959, Drexel was the very first institution in the country to launch a graduate engineering management degree. Since then, this well-established program has branched out into the online space, making its celebrated faculty and market-responsive curriculum available to a global audience of engineers and managers.

In addition to being the oldest program of its kind, Drexel’s Master's of Engineering Management boasts the following benefits to working engineering professionals:

  • Experienced faculty comprised of successful professionals in the field
  • Customizable curriculum that allows you to take electives from any engineering discipline
  • Highly interactive online learning environment, designed to challenge and engage, while remaining convenient for working professionals
  • Dual degree options and related certificates that enable you to earn two College of Engineering Master’s degrees in fewer credits than if you earned the degrees separately
  • Engineering Management (ASEM) which allows graduates of the program to automatically qualify for the Certified Associate in Engineering Management (CAEM) without having to take the exam

What can I do with a Master's in Engineering Management?

Drexel’s Master's in Engineering Management is more than just a degree. It empowers you to advance into senior engineering positions such as consultant, manager, analyst, and entrepreneur. Drexel’s veteran faculty will expose you to coursework in a plethora of fields, including: economics, financial management, strategy, engineering law, ethical issues, green engineering, sustainability, project management, quantitative analysis, R&D management, systems engineering and systems thinking, technology marketing, and business development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Leading and Managing Technical Workers
  • Analysis and Decision Methods for Technical Managers
  • Design Thinking for Engineering Communications
  • Meeting Engineering Leadership Challenges
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Statistical Data Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year bachelor's degree in engineering or sciences, preferably from an ABET accredited institution or equivalent
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Relevant professional work experience is strongly recommended
  • Strong applicants not meeting all of the above requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1342 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1342 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1342 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1342 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Engineering Management
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