Master of Science in Engineering Management


Program Description

Considering advancing your career with a degree in engineering management? UNT Engineering’s new graduate program may be just the answer. Our Master of Science degree in Engineering Management allows you to gain management knowledge that is valued by industry. Students can apply now for the fall 2020 semester.

UNT’s degree is interdisciplinary, allowing students to learn about engineering management and a specialty area of their choice. Graduate students in our program have the opportunity to specialize in construction management or energy.

According to research conducted by EAB, from September 2016 to February 2019, regional job postings for master’s-level engineering management professionals increased 172 percent, highlighting the increasing industry demand for engineering managers within the field.

What to expect

Students can expect to take 21 hours of core courses and 12 hours in their chosen concentration.

Core courses help students explore the design of experiments, technology innovation, product reliability and quality, and management of people and businesses.

Concentration areas focus on construction management and energy.

Students who graduate from this program will be able to:

  • Develop Design of Experiments for Six Sigma and associated methodologies for cost and quality improvement in process and product engineering
  • Manage the development of engineering projects and their human and societal impacts
  • Engage in strategic and entrepreneurship activities

Course offerings

  • Core Courses | 21 Hours (Required for all students)
  • Construction Management Concentration | 12 Hours
  • Energy Concentration | 12 Hours

Choose your career path

Employers look for engineering managers with extensive management coursework and advanced knowledge in engineering and technology. The core and concentrations for our M.S. in Engineering Management program are designed to meet the needs of students and industry in our region. Texas has the second-highest number of construction management jobs in the nation, and Dallas-Ft. Worth-Arlington has the fifth-highest number of construction management jobs in any metropolitan area according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, Texas is 2nd in the nation for clean energy jobs, according to a report by E2, and consistently leads the nation in the number of oil and gas jobs.

Marketable Skills

  • Manage engineering projects
  • Develop business models for small-to-medium-sized businesses
  • Manage human resources needs for a small-to-medium organization
  • Formulate statistical analysis for a product or a process
  • Perform risk analysis and management

Funding your degree

Teaching and research assistantships provide support for many graduate students. In addition to a monthly stipend, assistantships also qualify students for in-state tuition rates, and many students receive tuition and fee support. Scholarships are available to graduate students as well. The general scholarship deadline is March 1 of each year. The College of Engineering also offers scholarships to qualified students throughout the year.

Admission Requirements

Our program is open to high-achieving students from engineering, computer science, or a related field. Each applicant’s transcripts will be reviewed to determine if their background is suitable for admission into the concentration of their choice and/or if leveling coursework is required. If leveling coursework is needed, students may be required to take undergraduate leveling courses to prepare for coursework in the concentration of their choice.

Applicants for this program should:

  • Submit transcripts that demonstrate a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in previous coursework
  • Supply GRE scores. GRE may be waived for students who graduated from an ABET-accredited degree program or have a GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Have a 79 or higher on TOEFL, a 6.0 or higher on IELTS, or otherwise meet the university requirements for English-language proficiency (if international)
  • Provide a resumé to reflect experience in engineering if the bachelor’s degree is not obviously related to engineering, computer science, or a related field

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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Welcome to the UNT College of Engineering, a young and vibrant college at a top tier (R1) university. The college is going through a phase of transformation, adding nine tenured/tenure-track and two non-tenure-track faculty members in 2019, with plans to continue expanding over the next 4-5 years. Read less