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Master's in Engineering Management


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Learn how an M.S. in engineering management helped Kenny Casado succeed as a customer operations engineer.

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Be the Leader That the Engineering World Needs

Point Park University's Master of Science in engineering management program is strategically designed to blend technical expertise with leadership and management skills to fulfill future industry needs for tech- and business-savvy professionals.

Comprised of a core management curriculum, this 30-credit graduate program accommodates the schedules of busy working adults through evening and Saturday classes while providing students with an interdisciplinary education focused on utilizing human, financial and technical resources.

Why an M.S. in Engineering Management?

With the rapid growth of technology, companies need dynamic leaders who can work with people as well as they can work with technology. With a master degree's in engineering management, you will gain expertise that will be immediately applicable in your current or future career.

Additionally, you will develop higher level, in-demand skills in this program such as:

  • Corporate leadership 
  • Project management knowledge
  • Economic analysis knowledge in engineering planning
  • Contract law knowledge for engineering enterprises

For a comprehensive list of program requirements and course descriptions, see the Master of Science in engineering management degree requirements and the program course descriptions in the School of Arts and Sciences graduate course catalog

Why Point Park University?

As the only university directly in Downtown Pittsburgh, Point Park offers many unique features in its MSEM program including:

  • Highly-experienced faculty who have worked as senior professionals in the engineering industry
  • Innovative curriculum with related M.B.A. courses
  • An urban experience for graduate students and the connection to various employers who are just steps from campus
  • Evening and Saturday classes to accommodate working adults
  • Small class sizes

Career Opportunities

The nature of the M.S. in engineering management curriculum allows our students to gain expertise that is immediately applicable in their current and future careers.

MSEM graduates who stay with their present companies are typically promoted to positions that involve them taking on more sophisticated project management responsibilities.

Additionally, graduates of our program can leverage the rich resources of MSEM students, alumni, and faculty, as well as the Career Development Center at Point Park University, to facilitate their career progress.

MSEM Program at a Glance


Full time: Four semesters; Part time: Five semesters

Start Date

September, January or May

Course Structure 30 credits (24 MSEM core courses + six elective credits)


$881 per credit (plus a University fee of $49 and technology fee of $6 per credit)

Financial Aid

Various types of financial aid are available: Graduate assistantships, alumni grants and graduate merit scholarships

Learn More

For questions and additional details about the Master of Science in engineering management program, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at gradadmission@pointpark.edu or 412-392-3808.