Engineering Management Overview

MSE in Engineering Management Overview

  • Engineering Management Overview

Available onsite and online just one Friday/Saturday per month

The UT MSE Engineering Management program allows engineering and technical professionals to earn a Master's in Engineering in two years while working full time. Classes are held one Friday and Saturday per month, onsite and online, in a dynamic and highly interactive classroom experience.

Our master's degree program is designed to meet the growing demand for technical leaders with strong engineering, science and technical backgrounds as well as a demonstrated understanding in management and financial issues.

Why Engineering Management at UT - Austin

UT's engineering master's degree programs are among top ranking engineering programs in the U.S. The online and onsite Engineering Management program combines faculty expertise from the industry with a combined experience of 80 years. The course content is enhanced through interactions with your fellow students and the faculty. You will move through the master's degree program as a cohort, taking only two years to complete the degree. Learning in a cohort creates a broader environment for collaborating and networking with your peers and faculty, while reinforcing instruction and content.


  • Acquire core business fundamentals through challenging courses that are uniquely tailored to an engineer's background and future needs.
  • Provides engineering managers and technical leaders with the tools needed to lead and manage organizational change.
  • Builds a solid foundation in economics, negotiations, marketing, and decisions analysis and innovative product design.
  • Delivers breadth of experience and deep understanding of technology and market risks, financing a venture, and legal issues related to new projects, products and services.

Industry Highlights

  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the demand for engineering managers will grow 8% by 2018, leading to increased opportunities in industries such as aerospace, defense, transportation, energy, and biomedical engineering.
  • According to the American Society for Engineering Education, more than 41,000 engineering master’s degrees were awarded during 2008-09, up 6.8% from the prior year. This trend shows no signs of slowing down. The enrollment for 2009-10 rose another 7%.

Who Should Apply

All students interested in applying for graduate study in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin must meet the admission requirements established by the University’s Office of Graduate Studies and the Cockrell School of Engineering. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.

Speak with our Admissions Expert

For additional information on our graduate master's degree programs, please call (512) 475-7025 or email Brenda Briley.

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