Online Master of Engineering Management

College of Engineering, Max M. Fisher College of Business, John Glenn College of Public Affairs

Ohio State's online Master of Engineering Management program prepares engineering professionals to take the next step in their careers. Practicing engineers need leadership and management skills to adapt to the constantly changing landscape of the engineering industry. 

In this 100% online master's program, students will learn new engineering management and business skills while better understanding policy and the business-government relationship. Working professionals can complete online coursework and access materials at a time that best fits their schedules.

This program is made possible through a partnership between Ohio State's College of Engineering, the Fisher College of Business, and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, offering students interdisciplinary expertise throughout all online courses.

If you're interested in an engineering master's program with a more specific technical focus, consider the online Master of Global Engineering Leadership.

Why earn your master’s online in engineering management? 

An online MEM degree from Ohio State propels you forward in your career and prepares you for team leadership and positions that drive innovation. Graduates will stand out from the competition, ready to develop a compelling vision and strategic initiatives to add more value to their organizations.

Campus Requirements: NONE – 100% online

Class Format: Asynchronous, meaning that you can attend classes on your own time.

Credit Hours Required: 30

Cost Per Credit Hour: $1,099.98 (includes instructional and general fees). See the full cost breakdown here.

Admission Requirements:  Completed bachelor's degree with a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale. An undergraduate degree in engineering and at least one year of professional work or internship experience is recommended, though not required. Applicants with non-engineering undergraduate degrees may apply.

Time to Completion: 2-3 years

Headshot of Michael Martino, online Master of Engineering Management student
Michael Martino
Online Student
"The Online MEM program has enabled my professional career to move further along than any other form of training. The MEM program at OSU has given real-life scenarios and objectives to see what it truly means to lead projects and people."

Sample Courses

ENGR 6240

Operational Excellence for Engineers

Students apply the integration of operational excellence principles, lean leadership strategies, and process improvement methodologies into the analysis and decision-making process. Students use Lean Six Sigma tools and statistical analysis to identify bottlenecks, reduce waste, and optimize business processes.
ENGR 6210

Leadership and Team Effectiveness

Leadership and Team Effectiveness is fundamentally the product of the appropriate application of leadership and management at the group or team level. As such, it is about the student's ability to get things accomplished successfully with others regardless of their position or authority or geographic locations of team members.
ENGR 6220

Financial and Managerial Accounting for Engineers

Provides an overview of the basic topics in financial and managerial accounting. The primary focus will be on helping engineering students understand the meaning of the numbers in financial statements, their relationship to one another, and learning how they are used in planning, decision-making and control towards achieving the objectives of an organization.
ISE 6801

Project Management for Engineers

Provides foundational and advanced project management education in an interactive online learning environment.

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