Build your technical management and leadership skills and deepen your understanding of traditional and emerging technologies with Penn State Great Valley's STEM-designated Master of Engineering Management program.
As a student in the Master of Engineering Management program, you can:
- Work with local companies and faculty on research projects through the Insights Lab, Do iT Lab, and Smart Systems Research Group.
- Pursue your degree at your own pace, completing in as little as two years if attending part-time, or 12-18 months if attending full-time.
- Become a part of the more than 750,000 Penn State alumni across the world.
- Engage in courses taught by world-class faculty and industry experts.
GMAT/GRE scores are not required.
- Combines business and analytical courses to foster skills focused on helping management positions in technical organizations.
- Tailor to fit your background and career goals by taking approved courses from other programs.
- Partner with alumni and local employers on relevant projects while fostering industry connections, networking, and job opportunities.
- Immerse yourself in small classes and develop meaningful relationships with faculty and classmates who are business professionals and managers in the private and public sectors.
- Take advantage of Career Management Services, which offers a variety of programs, resources, and networking opportunities for students and graduates.
- Benefit from a STEM designated program, allowing 36 months total of Optional Practical Training (OPT).
In U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 "Best Online Programs," Penn State Great Valley is ranked:
- #3 in Master’s in Engineering programs
- #5 in Master's in Engineering Management (specialty ranking)
- #7 in Master’s in Computer Information Technology programs
In U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 "Best Online Programs for Veterans," Penn State Great Valley is ranked:
- #2 in Master’s in Engineering programs
- #4 in Master’s in Computer Information Technology programs
- Courses are delivered in an in-person/online hybrid format. Some courses may be delivered fully online.
- Fully in-person courses are available each semester to comply with visa requirements.
- Ability to simultaneously pursue another degree as part of the concurrent degree program.
- The 33-credit program focuses on solving technical and socio-technical problems, leading and fostering effective technical teams, and managing technical projects in the presence of uncertainty and risk.
- Covers key concepts needed for a project management certification.
- Under the guidance of faculty, the capstone course helps you apply critical thinking and strategic thinking through analysis and discussion of recent engineering/technology management cases.