Engineering Management
M.E.M Degree: Masters Program Type: Online Interest: Engineering Program Type: International

Designed for working professionals, this program is 100% online, combining classroom experiences with workplace challenges to acquire administration and management skills.

You'll enhance your skill set while your employer benefits from a highly trained professional who will help lead them into the future.

Program topics of study include:

  • Organizational structure and development
  • Statistics
  • Risk
  • Process and economic analyses
  • Project management
  • Evaluation procedures
  • Business theories and practice 

Who should consider this degree

Designed for individuals who have at least one degree in engineering, or significant engineering practice and a degree in a related field.

  • Engineers of all disciplines—including civil, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineers—who want to move into management positions.
  • Professionals looking for effective administration and management skills for the engineering workplace.
  • Full-time professionals who want flexible, online course schedules.

Ranked Among the Best

U.S. News and World Report Rankings2016 U.S. News and World Report ranks this program at UNL 12th in the nation for "Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs."

We're ranked #14 in the top 25 online colleges for engineering management degrees on

Tuition & Fees For Engineering Management

Graduate: Application & Admission

Program & Courses

The 30 credit hour master's degree program combines advanced engineering and business management to prepare you for management-level positions.

This non-thesis, professional practice master’s program requires:

  • Required MEM Courses 9 credit hours
  • Required MBA Courses 9 credit hours
  • Required Engineering Electives 6 credit hours
  • Flex Courses (Engineering, Business or Other) 6 credit hours
  • Total 30 credit hours

All courses are 3 semester credit hours and are set up in accelerated 8-week sessions.

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Transfer Credits

Each degree program within the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is responsible for evaluating transfer credit and determining how the credit will apply to your specific degree program.

The evaluation of transfer credit is based on a review of the comparability of the nature, content and level of the learning experience and its appropriateness to the degree program.

If you're interested in transferring credit, you will need to consult with the UNL academic department associated with your major. In most instances, you will be requested to submit the respective course syllabus.

Transfer credit information for graduate degrees

Career Services

If you’re enrolled as a degree seeking student in a UNL program you’ll have access to the same career services as on-campus students. Don’t live in the immediate area? We’ll come to you by providing phone or Skype consultations.

After you graduate, the Nebraska Alumni Association will continue to help with resources and events for job seekers.


Online courses are taught by the same award-winning professors and researchers who teach on-campus classes.

Faculty advisers will help you choose courses that will define your personal and career goals while completing your degree.

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The Perfect Mix—
Engineering + Business

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