Mission statement

The mission of the Master’s in Engineering Management (MEM) program is to provide intellectual, ethical, and innovative leadership in engineering management through excellence in teaching, scholarly research, innovative practice, and community outreach. Our goal is to provide the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, and societal context, and gain the ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Faculty and students in the Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering are committed to creating an open-minded and creative atmosphere to pursue ideas, explore engineering in all its facets, and discover collaborative practices that nurture human potential. Our graduates understand where knowledge comes from and how to integrate their voice with others to influence the practice of engineering. The Master’s in Engineering Management seeks to open opportunities to students through close alliances with the profession, and active programs in the community.

Goals and outcomes

  1. Graduates will understand the engineering relationships between the management tasks of planning, organization, leadership, control, and the human element in production, research, and service organizations.
  2. To develop students’ ability to analyze business problems better to formulate strategy, tactics, plans and policies.
  3. Graduates will be able to integrate management systems into a series of different technological environments.
  4. Students will learn the skills of communication and advocacy.
  5. Students will demonstrate their skills of negotiation, persuasion, listening, and team interactions.
  6. Have the ability to contribute to industry innovation and research; Learn how organizations use technology for competitive advantages and to support business strategies
  7. Develop students’ abilities to apply quantitative techniques and simulations in the analysis and design of organizations and systems.
  8. To develop students’ ability to think critically and in an interdisciplinary manner.