Academic Programs

These (MSE/MS) degree programs are specifically designed for individuals preparing for a career in industry and are open to graduates from any engineering discipline and select science and math majors. Designed specifically to help you develop depth in engineering and breadth in your business and leadership skills, Purdue Engineering Professional Education offers three unique degree options in the area of Engineering Management with specialization areas in Aeronautics and Astronautics and Mechanical Engineering for our on-campus programs.

Degree Options

Upon completion of the master's programs, you will be able to demonstrate design and development of products and processes at the systems level. You will be able to ensure quality of products or processes through design and development, manage organizations and people, make sound engineering decisions, and communicate and negotiate within a global engineering discipline. Each program option will significantly increase your value as a professional and your strength within your career path.

Accelerated Engineering Management (1-year Option) This accelerated 1-year master’s program is designed to broaden students’ engineering knowledge in systems engineering and business leadership at an advanced pace.

Engineering Management with Professional Practice (2-year Option) – This master’s program is specifically designed for recent college graduates who desire an on-site co-op as part of their graduate experience. This is a 21-month program that includes a paid 12-month co-op assignment or internship in industry.

Program Concentrations

Whether you choose the accelerated or co-op degree options, you will be required to choose one of three program concentration paths that increase your technical depth within an engineering discipline.

Aeronautics and Astronautics - This concentration is designed for students who want to pursue management in the field of aeronautics and astronautics engineering industries. 

Engineering ManagementStudents who want to pursue management positions in multiple engineering disciplines should strongly consider this concentration. 

Mechanical Engineering - This concentration is designed for students who want to pursue management positions in mechanical engineering industries. 

Apply

The Engineering Management program is open to graduates from any engineering discipline and select science and math majors. To apply to the program, gather your application materials and create an account with Purdue Graduate School to begin your application.