Master of Engineering Management

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The highly ranked online Master of Engineering Management (MEM) is a non-thesis program designed for STEM professionals with engineering work experience who wish to excel as managers and leaders. Learn from instructors with engineering industry experience and a proven teaching record. Our curriculum is aligned with the Engineering Management Body of Knowledge (EMBOK) published by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) and fuses technical operational skills and business professional acumen. The 100% asynchronous format is offered in accelerated eight-week sessions and at an affordable flat rate tuition. With Nebraska’s MEM, you can tailor your degree to your own career path and customize elective courses that match your interests. Create your future through applicable courses, expert faculty, and a flexible program.

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Fuel Your Career with Purposeful Curriculum

The Master of Engineering Management program consists of 30 credit hours, comprised of 4 core courses and 6 elective courses. You can complete the program in as quickly as 5 semesters while enrolled part-time.

Core Courses (12 Credit Hours)

  • EMGT 805: Teamwork for Organizational Commitment and Collaboration 
  • EMGT 806: Decision and Risk Analysis 
  • EMGT 809: Engineering Economy for Decision Making 
  • EMGT 905: Strategic Management and Planning for Engineering & Technology 

Engineering Management Certificate

Electives and Specializations (18 credit hours)

  • EMGT 803: Management of Engineering & Technology 
  • EMGT 804: Human Relations in Engineering and Sciences 
  • EMGT 807: Project Management 
  • EMGT 808: Engineering Leadership 
  • EMGT 811: Legal Considerations for Engineering Managers 
  • EMGT 813: Advanced Project Management, I
  • EMGT 814: Advanced Project Management, II
  • EMGT 819: Applied Management Science for Engineering and Operations 
  • EMGT 820: Quantitative Analysis for Engineering Management 
  • EMGT 822: Production and Operations Management 
  • EMGT 901: Total Quality Management Using Six Sigma Techniques 
  • EMGT 891: Special Topics – Applied Probability & Statistics for Engineering Managers

Admission Requirements

No GRE/GMAT required

The Engineering Management program accepts applications year-round and admits students on a rolling basis for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. 

A completed Graduate School application includes the following: 

  • Completed graduate school application and application fee
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended 
  • Verification of English proficiency is required if native language is not English
  • GRE or GMAT scores are NOT required 
  • 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA
  • Current resume - minimum of 2 years experience recommended 
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of reference 
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in engineering or STEM-related field. 

Application Deadlines

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Fall (August) Start

Admission Deadline: August 7

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Spring (January) Start

Admission Deadline: January 5

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Summer (May) Start

Admission Deadline: April 26

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Graduate tuition is assessed by the credit hour and the program. Professional programs may differ. See below for a full listing of the tuition rates that apply to the Engineering Management program. Learn more about tuition and fees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, including all estimated cost components.

Students are encouraged to:

  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by the deadline to determine your eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships.
  • Check with your employer to see if they provide financial support for earning your graduate degree.

*The following tuition and fees were posted for the 2024-25 academic year. Rates are subject to change and will be posted on this page as soon as possible.

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* The University Program and Facility Fees are only waived for online courses

In accordance with Federal Financial Aid requirements, Nebraska provides an estimated Cost of Attendance as a standardized estimate of the overall cost of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for a specific period. It represents the best estimate of expenses a student might expect to incur.


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