Master in Engineering Management


Program Description

The Master in Engineering Management is a graduate program combining the up-to-date technology of engineering projects with management skills to give working professionals the competitive edge in a fast-changing global environment. As an international hub of world-class engineering projects, Dubai is the perfect place to undertake such a program. This concentration enables you to cover the dual aspects of being an engineering manager, both as a technologist and a business expert and will provide you with a thorough background in areas such as organizational behavior, finance, and accounting, as well as industrial engineering expertise.

You'll undertake a study program from the Saunders College of Business to complement the engineering coursework, ensuring you are well positioned to take on challenges and lead in the sector.

Flexible Timings: Class schedules cater to working professionals, providing intensive seminars offered in evenings at our campus in Dubai Silicon Oasis.

Career Options

The Master of Engineering Management degree qualifies professionals for a diverse array of exciting jobs, including:

  • Engineering Project Manager. This professional has direct authority over the actions of everyone on the work site. A combination of engineering knowledge and business acumen is essential.
  • Senior Lead Analyst. This specialist ensures that engineering teams reach the most efficient outcomes on their assigned tasks.
  • Cost Systems Analyst. A combination of financial management knowledge and engineering skills is necessary for this position. These individuals have a direct impact on the bottom line of large-scale projects.
  • Construction Management Engineer. A construction management engineer has authority over the planning and building of a wide variety of structures in the construction industry. Issues he or she deals with daily would include manpower, materials, and machines.
  • Industrial Management Engineer. This specialist ensures that industrial emissions are moving safely through the production system


Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
ISEE-750 Systems and Project Management 3
ISEE-771 Engineering of Systems I 3
ACCT-603 Accounting for Decision Makers 3
ISEE-760 Design of Experiments 3
Engineering Management Elective 3
Electives 3
Second Year- capstone option
Engineering Management Electives 6
Electives 6
ISEE-792 Engineering Capstone 3
Second Year- research option
Engineering Management Electives 6
Electives 3
ISEE-790 Research thesis 6
Total Semester Credit Hours 33

Available Courses for Engineering Management

Required/Core Courses

ACCT-603 Accounting for Decision Makers (3)
ISEE-750 System and Project Management (3)
ISEE-760 Design of Experiments (3)
ISEE-771 Engineering of Systems (3)

Engineering Management Elective Courses (Choose 3)

GRCS-701 Research Methods (3)
SERQ-712 Breakthrough Thinking, Creativity and Innovation (3)
MGMT-740 Organizational Behavior & Leadership (3)
ISEE-728 Production System Management (3)
ISEE-770 Product and Process Design and Development (3)

Electives (Choose 3)

ISEE-691 Life Cycle Assessment (3)
ISEE-711 Advanced Simulation (3)
0EEE-600+ & MEME-600+ All available ME& EE courses as applicable to the student background & interest (3)

Exit Tool

ISEE-792 Engineering Capstone (3)
ISEE-790 Research thesis (6)


Last updated Jul 2018

About the School

Established in 2008, RIT Dubai is a not-for-profit global campus of the esteemed Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, one of the world’s leading technological-focused universities with a sto ... Read More

Established in 2008, RIT Dubai is a not-for-profit global campus of the esteemed Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, one of the world’s leading technological-focused universities with a storied 185 year history. RIT Dubai offers highly valued Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in business and leadership, engineering, and computing. The curriculum provides students with relevant work experience through an innovative cooperative education program that helps students stand out in today’s highly completive job market. Read less