Master of Science in Engineering Management
In the highly complex and evolving world of technology-driven industry, skilled professionals who have technical expertise, leadership skills, and an understanding of the industry’s core theoretical principles are in great demand. The increasing demand within technology and service-based industries as well as within state, local, and federal governments has also driven exceptionally high salaries.
Northeastern’s MS in Engineering Management ALIGN Program is focused on developing future engineering leaders. It is an interdisciplinary graduate program that bridges the gaps between engineering science, methods, and technology with the art and science of business practices.
As a student in this program, you have the opportunity to learn to:
- Effectively lead engineering management tasks including assessing cost efficiencies, formulating strategies to improve production, and analyzing elements of a company’s supply chain
- Solve complex business challenges with innovative, practical, effective solutions
- Serve as a key technical liaison to management on complex projects
What Courses Will I Take? >>
The program’s interdisciplinary curriculum links engineering technology and business with the theoretical, quantitative, analytical, and leadership skills students need to address complex business challenges, including bringing a product from concept through its development phases to its introduction to the marketplace.
Core Courses Include:
Sample Electives Include:
How Will I Gain Work Experience? >>
Thanks to the extensive network of Northeastern University’s employer partners, students have numerous co-op opportunities from which to choose. 20 percent of students in the program are hired by their co-op employers.
Recent co-op partners include:
- Research in Motion
- The Dannon Company
Who Are the Faculty Members? >>
Program Director: Thomas Cullinane, Ph.D., Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Our Faculty Members:
- Includes respected scholars and senior-level professionals
- Are actively working in the industry
- Share their expertise and perspectives on cutting-edge industry developments
Am I Right for This Program? >>
Our Engineering Management ALIGN Program is designed for students with a wide variety of quantitative and STEM backgrounds. An engineering degree is not required. Our custom curriculum supports students from a broad range of undergraduate majors, including biology, business, computer science, engineering, environmental science, finance, geology, and math.
What Are the Admissions Requirements? >>
- Completed application form and transcripts
- Personal statement
- Undergraduate experience in a quantitative or STEM discipline or professional experience demonstrating quantitative aptitude
- Undergraduate calculus coursework
- Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Three letters of recommendation
This degree is designed for talented students who do NOT have a BS in Engineering and want to transition to the engineering management field. If you have an undergraduate engineering degree, please apply for the MS Engineering Management program
How Much Will It Cost? >>
ALIGN is a customized degree program that includes bridge courses embedded into a full academic curriculum, as well as additional support and services related to your transition into Engineering Management.
Tuition and fees are set on an annual basis by Northeastern University’s Board of Trustees. Based on rates for the 2013-2014 academic year, the total estimated cost for the MS Engineering Management ALIGN program is $47,661.00.