Southern New Hampshire University has partnered with Worcester Polytechnic Institute, one of the nation's most prestigious private technological universities, to offer SNHU's online Master of Business Administration in Engineering Management program. This innovative online MBA program was developed by SNHU to meet the marketplace demand for managers who can effectively lead engineering departments, professionals and enterprises in a technical environment.
The MBA in Engineering Management online program will provide you with the foundational, interdisciplinary experience of a comprehensive MBA paired with a specialized education in engineering management. Developed and taught by WPI faculty, the online engineering management courses focus on integrating systems thinking concepts and systems engineering practices. You'll learn how to make informed and successful business decisions that foster improved efficiency, performance and effectiveness in highly technical, engineering environments.
An innovative, high-quality advanced degree, the online MBA in Engineering Management program is one of the most affordable MBAs in the nation and can be completed in less than two years. This MBA is perfect for professionals seeking leadership roles within engineering or technology firms and who want a better understanding of how to collaborate and communicate with engineering teams. A professional background in engineering or undergraduate degree in engineering is not required for admission.
In the MBA in engineering management online program, you'll gain traditional and relevant business skills in accounting, finance, project management, technology and quantitative analysis. The online engineering management courses will develop your ability to collaborate and lead in a technical environment and execute complex solutions.
In addition to a solid business management background, the MBA in Engineering Management online program will give you the skills needed to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of enrolling in the MBA in Engineering Management online program include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
The demand for engineering managers who plan, direct and coordinate projects and manage teams in engineering and technology companies is on-the-rise. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, architectural and engineering management roles are projected to grow 6% through 2026.* As of May 2016, the BLS also reported that the median annual salary for architectural and engineering managers was $134,730.*
The MBA in engineering management online program includes a nine-course business core, preparing you to navigate the ups and downs of a volatile business world. You'll learn effective research strategies, interpersonal communication skills and business leadership expertise that will equip you to compete in the local and global marketplace.
Developed and taught by WPI faculty, the online engineering management courses will develop your ability to guide engineers and scientists to work collaboratively in a technical environment towards innovative, cost-sensitive project solutions. Courses cover new product development, experience design, technology strategy, lean improvement and systems lifecycles.
Explore the various engineering disciplines through a series of case studies that illustrate how an engineer's creativity, analytical nature, and curiosity are applied to develop, produce, and support products. Review key examples of engineered systems, new trends in the field, and concerns such as safety, security, and dependability of systems.
Examine the importance systems thinking plays in enabling program managers and engineers to identify, understand, and control systems, and to improve their efficiency, effectiveness, and performance. Explore examples of significant system failures, how they might have been avoided, and how organizations can learn from them in developing and participating in current systems.
Explore the concepts, tools, and techniques used for effectively and efficiently leading and managing projects. Identify and develop the skills needed by engineering managers in today's complex environments including working with diverse teams to achieve a common goal, and the importance of maintaining a big picture view.
Explore key components of systems engineering such as system lifecycles, system architecture, model-based engineering, and complex systems. Gain the knowledge and develop the skills required to make informed and successful business decisions in highly technical engineering environments.
Total Credits: 12
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
This program is accredited by NEASC, but not currently accredited by ACBSP. It may be ACBSP accredited when it is eligible. Consumer information is available on the College Navigator.