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Master of Science in Engineering Management

UMass Lowell's Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) program prepares students for leadership roles in industry, operations, engineering services and civil infrastructure management.

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Full Time | Part Time | Online | Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's

The 31-credit program offers three concentration options:

  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Engineering Services/Infrastructure Management
  • Operations and Supply Management
There are 12 required courses in the MSEM program, including seven core courses offered by the Francis College of Engineering and the Manning School of Business. Students also select up to three courses in their concentration and chose either a capstone engineering/professional practice project or two additional courses. Visit the Graduate Catalog for additional information. 
  • A BS degree in any engineering or science discipline, or in Industrial Management or Operations Research with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students with industrial or management experience and a bachelor's degree in another area can be admitted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Graduate Admissions Application and application fee
  • GRE score, minimum to be determined by the MSEM admission committee
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • For international students: TOEFL of 79 or greater or IELTS of 6.5 or greater

See the Graduate Catalog for admission requirements of the accelerated Bachelor's to Master's program. 

Visit Graduate Admissions for more information or apply to the Master of Science in Engineering Management.

UMass Lowell undergraduate students with a 3.0 GPA or better have the opportunity to save time and money by earning a bachelor's and a master's degree in a little as five years. Students can continue from bachelor’s to master’s level studies within their own department. Or students can apply to a program in a different department to create a set of skills to meet emerging needs in the workplace and their own academic interests.
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Please refer to the UMass Lowell Graduate Catalog for the latest information about admission, courses, retention, degree and thesis requirements.

This Engineering Department participates in the Graduate Master's Co-op Option in Engineering. For detailed information about the Master's Co-op Program, additional eligibility criteria, curriculum requirements, important dates, and application process, please see the Graduate Catalog Engineering Co-op page.

Why Study Engineering Management at UMass Lowell?


Versatile Education

Technical professionals can expand their skills and advance their careers through the study of business principles and practices, and can deepen their technical expertise with engineering courses. The MSEM will also prepare students who hold non-engineering or business undergraduate degrees for technical management careers.

Experienced Faculty

A close collaboration between the Francis College of Engineering, the Manning School of Business and the College of Health Sciences, the MSEM program offers an affordable graduate degree led by faculty with extensive engineering and management experience in both academia and industry.

Broaden Your Career Options

The MSEM program prepares students for a wide range of design, manufacturing and infrastructure management careers. Graduates will have the skills for leadership positions in engineering systems, program management, quality, operations, supply management, consulting services and facilities management.