Skip to main content

Be the Leader That the Engineering World Needs

Our 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, our 30-credit graduate program accommodates the schedules of busy working adults through evening and Saturday classes.

We provide students with an interdisciplinary education focused on utilizing human, financial and technical resources.

Pictured is MSEM graduate Fenil Patel.

Engineering Management Virtual Open House


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


Pictured is MSEM alumnus Chas Ainsworth.

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 MBA 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

MSEM Program at a Glance

This chart shows the duration, start date, course structure, cost and financial aid of the MSEM program.


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)


$759 per credit (plus a University fee of $60, technology fee of $30 and health services fee of $5 per credit)

Financial Aid

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

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.

Alumni Success

Learn where our graduates have gone on to build their engineering management careers

More news & features
Pictured is MSEM alumna Kenny Casado.
"Point Park had an affordable tuition program and the Master of Science in Engineering Management program had all the classes I was interested in and more. I also had the chance to take some M.B.A. classes as well."
Pictured is MSEM alumnus Graham Ferry.
"The study of engineering management not only provided me with a solid foundation in business, but with a direct correlation to the engineering profession."

News & Features

Learn More

For questions and additional details about the Master of Science in engineering management program, contact our Office of Graduate Admission.

Domestic applicants: or 412-392-3808

International applicants: or 412-392-4775