Master of Global Engineering Leadership

College of Engineering, Max M. Fisher College of Business, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Advance as a leader and engineer a better future.

The online Master of Global Engineering Leadership program is a professional degree for practicing engineers who want to enhance their leadership skills along with their technical expertise. The curriculum includes coursework in business leadership, public policy, ethics, accounting, and a strong technical focus through the choice of a specialization track. Students practice new professional and technical skills to complete a culminating project. The degree is delivered completely online and can be completed on average in 18 - 28 months.

If you're interested in a program with a more specific management focus, consider the online Master of Engineering Management, which includes interdisciplinary coursework in business, leadership, and public affairs.

Campus Requirements: NONE – 100% online

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

Credit Hours Required: 31-33

Cost Per Credit Hour: $1,099.88 (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: 1-2 years (on average)

Raejean Johnson
Raejean Johnson
Global Engineering Leadership Student
"I have gained useful knowledge that is proving helpful in securing a position as an engineering leader in my company."

Program Tracks

  • Automotive Systems Engineering
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Welding Engineering

Sample Courses

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.
ISE 5810

Lean Sigma Foundations

Comprehensive foundation course in Integrated Lean and Six Sigma for students pursuing Yellow, Green, or Black Belt Certification.
ME 7236

Powertrain Dynamics

Overview of dynamics and control of automotive powertrain systems. Emphasis on subsystem interactions. Analytical and numerical methods for dynamics of gas exchange, fueling, combustion and exhaust, and mechanical engine and transmission systems.
Program Track: 
Automotive Systems Engineering Track
WE 7027

Introduction to Additive Manufacturing

This courses covers unique modern additive manufacturing processes and addresses polymers, ceramics, metals, and hybrid materials. Applications and limitations of additive manufacturing are also discussed.
Program Track: 
Additive Manufacturing Track

Featured Faculty

Giorgio Rizzoni
Mechanical & Aerospace Engr, Ford Motor Company Chair
Avraham Benatar
Associate Professor

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