Engineering Management

Good management is critical in engineering firms and technology-based businesses. These jobs require skills in both engineering and business.
Degree Type: BS

The Engineering Management major is a good choice for you if you would like to learn how to manage people and processes in a technical environment. This major is offered jointly by the Gadomski School of Engineering and the School of Business.

Program Highlights

An Alternative Choice in Engineering

The Engineering Management major is also a great option if you discover, during your study of engineering, that you are most interested in the management aspects of this field. The BSEM is still focused on engineering, but requires less upper-division math and science courses.

Internships with Major Corporations

An internship during your study provides you with first-hand management experience. 鶹ý Engineering Management students have the opportunity to intern with many companies, such as these:

  • FedEx
  • Medtronic
  • Smith & Nephew
  • International Paper
  • Wright Medical

What You’ll Study


All three concentrations that comprise this program are balanced between general education, business, and engineering courses. The concentrations are:

Packaging Concentration
The Packaging Concentration in Engineering Management studies an interdisciplinary field in which scientific and engineering principles are applied to develop and produce packages that contain, protect and preserve, transport, inform, and sell a product. Packaging engineering includes the study of products, packages, materials, containers, structures, methods, machinery, and transportation. Learn More.

Game Development Concentration
This program is intended to provide students with the knowledge needed to pursue a career in the game industry.  It will provide a combination of programming and game design principles.  Students will also acquire key project management skills. This curriculum is delivered exclusively through an online platform.

Data Analytics Concentration
Proficiency in data analytics will empower individuals to address challenges through a data-centric methodology. Participants will develop the ability to assess, structure, and proficiently showcase extensive datasets. Moreover, they will gain essential competencies in project management. This curriculum is delivered exclusively through an online platform.

Is Engineering Management for You?

The Engineering Management major combines two sets of skills. You’ll excel in this field if you:

  • Adapt quickly to new information or situations
  • Communicate well verbally and in written communications
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Can delegate well to others
  • Are ethical and diplomatic
  • Possess strong math skills
  • Have an aptitude for engineering
  • Are responsible


Graduates of the Engineering Management program are prepared to work in many different environments where management contributes to the success of engineering projects. Click the links above for the concentration(s) that interest you and find examples of career paths for each one.


The Gadomski School of Engineering offers the following minors:

Related Programs

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Five-Year BS/MSEM Program

The School of Engineering also offers an accelerated five-year BS/MSEM program that allows you to combine a Bachelor of Science (technical) with a Master of Science (Management) degree that you can complete in five years.

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