The Online Master of Science in Engineering Management Program offered by Drexel University is a multidisciplinary program for engineers and scientists seeking engineering management and executive roles. It places special emphasis on developing problem solving skills requiring cooperation of technical and non-technical staff. Practical coursework in the areas of Management, Technology Marketing, Engineering Law, Research and Development Management, Quality, Systems Engineering, Project Management, Green Engineering and Ethical Issues.
The program curriculum consists of sixteen (16) graduate courses including four (4) Engineering Management courses, four (4) Finance and Business Policy courses, three (3) to four (4) Quantitative Analysis courses, and five (5) Elective courses. Managerial Statistics I which is part of the Quantitative Analysis Courses is required only for those who have not taken an undergraduate statistics course. Students taking this program have the option of taking the Infrastructure Engineering Management Concentration. This particular concentration teaches management techniques that aid engineers in their dealings with external stakeholders for large scale infrastructure projects. It is also offered as a separate certificate program.
Students can create their own plan of study with the help of an advisor as no specific course sequence has to be strictly followed. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Drexel University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities.
Admissions criteria include a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or sciences, minimum GPA of 3.2, complete application, official transcripts, two (2) letters of recommendation, resume and essay. Students with GPA of 2.9 to 3.19 are eligible for provisional admission.