The Engineering Management (B.S.) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria for Engineering Management and Similarly Named Engineering Programs. The ABET accreditation process, a voluntary, non-governmental process of peer review, helps assure quality in educational programs. ABET-accredited educational programs must meet certain defined standards.

ABET contact information:

ABET - Engineering Accreditation Commission
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Department Mission

The mission statement of the Engineering Management Program is to (ABET Mission Statement Component): Equip individuals with engineering, management and systems expertise to prepare them to be leaders in the identification and solution of technical and organizational problems that are complex and evolving.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduate of the Engineering Management Program will exhibit proficiency and excellence in the areas of technology, finance, human relations, communications, and professional behavior. Within these areas of proficiency, graduates will exhibit the explicit skills and knowledge as detailed below.

Technical Knowledge and Analytical Problem Solving: Graduates of the Engineering Management Program will exhibit proficiency and excellence in the area of technology, finance, human resources, communications, and professional behavior. Within these areas of proficiency, graduates will exhibit the explicit skills and knowledges as detailed below. 

    • A mastery of Engineering Management tools and techniques including those utilized in operations management, project management, management of technology, and supply chain management.
    • An understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of engineering.
    • Sound business judgment.
    • Relevant analytical, computing and modeling tools such as statistics.

Finance:  Graduates of the Engineering Management Program are responsible and financially aware managers and leaders who utilize basic finance, accounting, engineering economy, and risk analysis methods to manage and identify the financial impact of business opportunities.

Human Capital Management: Graduates of Engineering Management Program are competent leaders who develop and utilize the skills and abilities of teams and individuals within the organization as evidenced by proficiency in: 

    • Team Building.
    • Conflict resolution.
    • Efficient and effective leadership of diverse constituents.
    • Empowering teams and individuals through coaching and mentoring.
    • Manage individual and team performance to achieve organizational objectives.
    • Conducting effective and efficient meetings.
    • Data driven decision making

Communication: Graduates of the Engineering Management Program engage others through effective oral, technical, and written communication evidenced by:

    • Active listening.
    • Clarity and conciseness in presentation.
    • An ability to adjust content and presentation style to audience.
    • Confidence and discernment in asking appropriate questions to obtain information vital to the project or task at hand.

Professional Behavior: Graduates of the Engineering Management Program will continually grow in their awareness and understanding of the societal, ethical, cultural, legal, and political issues prevalent in an increasingly global society.

Integration: Drawing on systems thinking proficiencies in the areas described above, graduates of the Engineering Management Program are able to integrate their skills and knowledge to:

    • Effectively manage people, talent, time and financial resources.
    • Develop successful marketing strategies and business plans.
    • Develop plans for projects and programs.
    • Analyze problems, consider alternatives, and implement solutions.

Engineering Management Student Outcomes

     Engineering Management graduates will have an ability to:

  • Identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  • Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusion.
  • Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Engineering Management Program Enrollment and Graduation Data:

Year 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Undergraduate Enrollment  203 194 194 159 194
Year  2018-19   2019-20    2020-21    2021-22    2022-23
Bachelors Degrees Awarded    78    83     79    73  61

*Graduate number count by SS/FS/SP Academic year