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On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2 years
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Develop essential business and management skills and lead teams through project development and execution with an Engineering Management Masters from UNT.
Considering advancing your career with a degree in engineering management? UNT Engineering’s new graduate program may be just the answer. Our Master of Science degree in Engineering Management allows you to gain management knowledge that is valued by industries. UNT’s degree is interdisciplinary, allowing students to learn about engineering management and a specialty area of their choice. Graduate students in our program have the opportunity to specialize in construction management or energy. This is a STEM-designated master's program.

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Why Earn a degree in Engineering Management?

Employers are currently seeking individuals who have experience in management as well as an advanced knowledge in the field of engineering. The Master of Science in Engineering Management is an interdisciplinary degree that allows you to learn about a specialty area in either construction management or energy.

The Master of Science program in Engineering Management equips students to be effective managers in their fields. Students learn to manage projects, manage people, and make strategic, well-informed decisions.

The program offers coursework in:

  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management
  • Your chosen concentration

Students can choose from the following available concentrations.

  • Energy
  • Construction Management
  • General Engineering Management

Our program is open to students with a degree in engineering, computer science or a related field.

Alongside faculty members, you may research:

  • Atmospheric corrosion of structural materials
  • Cold-formed steel application for structural materials
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Materials synthesis and processing
  • Mechanical property evaluation of nanoscale materials
  • Minimum quantity lubrication and green lubricant development
  • Structural resilience and structural health monitoring
  • Thermal management

As a graduate of our program, you will be positioned to meet the needs of employers and the job market as a whole.

Students who graduate from this program will be able to:

  • Develop Design of Experiments for Six Sigma and associated methodologies for cost and quality improvement in process and product engineering
  • Manage the development of engineering projects and their human and societal impacts
  • Engage in strategic and entrepreneurship activities

Teaching and research assistantships provide support for many graduate students. In addition to a monthly stipend, assistantships also qualify students for in-state tuition rates, and many students receive tuition and fee support.

Scholarships are available to graduate students as well. The College of Engineering also offers scholarships to qualified students throughout the year.


Marketable Skills
  1. Manage Engineering Projects
  2. Develop business models for small to medium-size businesses
  3. Manage human resources needs for a small to medium organization
  4. Formulate statistical analysis for a product or a process
  5. Perform Risk Analysis and Management

Engineering Management Master's Highlights

Our program gives future engineering managers the skills needed to strategically lead teams and tackle engineering challenges head on.
Employers want engineering managers who have knowledge in management and advanced knowledge of engineering and technology – our program provides both.
Our energy concentration prepares students for exciting careers in alternative energy and sustainability. Texas is 2nd in the U.S. for clean energy jobs, according to E2.
Students who choose our construction management concentration can expect steady growth in demand for construction managers. Texas has the 2nd highest number of construction management jobs in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with demand expected to grow by 10% over the next few years.
Our program was designed to meet the needs of the industry, so graduates will be able to manage engineering projects, analyze and manage risks, and manage people within an organization. Students also take a course in entrepreneurship, preparing them
UNT faculty and student researchers in the College of Engineering and collaborating departments use known or emerging technologies and apply advanced science, engineering and mathematics to solve today’s toughest industrial problems.

What Can You Do With A Degree in Engineering Management?

According to research conducted by EAB, from September 2016 to February 2019, regional job postings for master’s-level engineering management professionals increased 172 percent, highlighting the increasing industry demand for engineering managers within the field.

Engineering Management Master's Courses You Could Take

Supervision of Projects in Engineering Technology (3 hrs)
Study of the planning, organization and management of successful technology projects. Topics include project management principles, communication with project owners, functional organizations, suppliers and clients, and tools for managing projects to reach quality outcomes.
Technology Innovation (3 hrs)
Topics include understanding innovation, processes of technology innovation, techniques of technology innovation (TRIZ), planning for innovation, using innovation technology, and engineering technologies case analyses.
Renewable Energy (3 hrs)
Introduction to the physics, systems and methods of energy conversion from non-conventional energy sources, such as solar, geothermal, ocean-thermal, biomass, tidal, hydroelectric, wind and wave energy. Advantages and disadvantages of alternative energy sources and engineering challenges for the harnessing of such forms of energy; energy storage; fuel cells.
Risk Management in Construction (3 hrs)
Review of the concepts of risk and uncertainty in the construction and their impact on management decisions in construction industry, and a study of the systems, tools and techniques used in construction project risk management. Subjects also include development of risk mitigation procedures, safety planning and execution, and the role of insurance and bonds in the industry.
Seminar in Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 hrs)
Examines the strategic purposes of the firm as both an economic and social entity within the global marketplace. Topics include: ethics in business and ethical decision making, corporate social responsibility and corporate citizenship, and stakeholder management, including shareholders, employees, customers, the community, government, and the environment.
Entrepreneurship and Venture Management (3 hrs)
Creation of new business enterprises and the expansion of current enterprises through the venture. Topics include assessment of entrepreneurial characteristics, the entrepreneurial team, generation and screening of venture ideas, market analysis and technical analysis.

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