Master of Engineering in Engineering Management 

Gain the skills for leading effective engineering projects.

  • School
    School of Engineering
  • Credits
    30 credits
  • Format
    Online, asynchronous & synchronous sessions
  • Enrollment
    Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Tuition

About the Program

Vanderbilt University’s online Master of Engineering in Engineering Management degree is designed to help develop the skills and knowledge needed to lead successful technology projects and operations. The program integrates both asynchronous and synchronous weekly learning objectives, which focus on teaching students how to effectively manage technical teams, plan and budget for projects, apply analytics and data science techniques, communicate with stakeholders, understand legal issues related to engineering management, and utilize emerging technologies.

Students are exposed to a variety of topics ranging from entrepreneurship and innovation to fundamental management competencies to industry-specific issues. Learning from expert faculty and a diverse group of peers, students will be able to apply learnings from their coursework to interactive projects and immersive experiences.

Facts & Stats

  • #13 U.S. News & World Report 2023 rankings of National Universities
  • Top 20 Most Innovative Universities in the World, Reuters 2019 Rankings

Key Takeaways

  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • Learn online in live, weekly evening classes
  • Gain insight into emerging engineering leadership practices
  • Complete a hands-on capstone project with the mentorship of a Vanderbilt faculty member
  • Network with diverse classmates across the country and connect with them during annual on-campus convening session
  • Undergraduate STEM field degree and two years of professional experience required
  • No GRE or GMAT required for admission

Who Should Enroll?

Pursuing a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in engineering management from Vanderbilt University’s renowned School of Engineering will equip you with the necessary qualifications to become an effective leader who can implement tech-driven solutions and inspire your team to do the same. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in a STEM field and at least two years of professional experience.

In an ever-evolving field, engineering professionals are in constant need of honing their multidisciplinary skills. Graduates have gone on to pursue careers as consultants for various organizations; take on hands-on managerial positions at private and government laboratories, production plants, and construction sites; and start their own companies and product development.

As a lifelong learner, I wanted a versatile virtual classroom option that also provided me with all the networking one would expect from an in-person classroom environment… The Online Master of Engineering was nothing short of that.

Kaileif Mitchel
Class of 2022