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Master of Engineering Management

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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Our Master of Engineering Management (MEM) online program provides professional engineers with the leadership skills they need to advance to management-level positions. Through our program, you will explore administrative procedures such as organizational behavior and teamwork, strategic decision making, and supervising. The combination of engineering and business courses provide an ideal balance of advanced technical concepts and managerial skills with a focus on project management.

As a student, you can focus on one of two tracks:

  • Construction management
  • Project management

Our online MEM makes it convenient for working professionals to attend class while they continue to pursue their engineering management career goals.

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The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) is a part-time program offered in an accelerated online format. This degree requires the completion of 30 graduate semester hours or 10 courses. Two courses are scheduled per semester for five consecutive semesters resulting in possible degree completion in less than 24 months.

  • 10 Courses / 30 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 18 S.H.
EM 01501 Engineering Economics 3
EM 01511 Strategic Risk Management 3
EM 01512 Quality in Engineering Management 3
EM 01513 Engineering Decisions 3
EM 01541 Engineering Law and Ethics 3
EM 01542 Facilities Management 3
EM 01543 Systems in Engineering Management 3
MGT 06666 Managing Engineering Teams 3
MGT 06677 Management Skills for Engineers 3
MIS 02526 Project Management for Engineers 3
Construction Management: 12 S.H.
EM 01521 Construction Management 3
EM 01522 Construction Scheduling 3
EM 01523 Cost Engineering 3
CEE 08504 Engineering Estimating 3
Project Management: 12 S.H.
EM 01513 Engineering Decision Making 3
MGT 06677 Management Skills for Engineers 3
MGT 06666 Managing Engineering Teams 3
EM 05142 Facilities Management 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • Completed foundation courses
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives

    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Two letters of recommendation

    • Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
  • Recommended minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
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Engineering Management

Career Outlook

If you strive to move into engineering leadership, this program is your ticket to success. Management positions in engineering and architecture continue an upward growth rate in employment and the experience you gain in our program can help you achieve your goals. Graduates from our MEM are prepared for roles as Engineering Project Managers, Cost Systems Analysts, Senior Lead Analysts, Construction Management Engineers, and Industrial Management Engineers.

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Become a leader in the engineering field

Designed to equip engineers with management and leadership skills, students enrolled in Rowan University's Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program receive instruction in managerial basics, such as organizational behavior and teamwork, quantitative decision making, and operational system design. The combination of courses from Rowan’s Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and the Rohrer College of Business, provide an effective balance of innovative technical knowledge and managerial skills required to understand both engineering and business.


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