Master of Engineering Management



Master of Engineering Management


U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs

The UNL College of Engineering, in collaboration with UNL's College of Business M.B.A. Program offers the Master of Engineering Management (MEM), a professional practice-oriented advanced degree. 30 credit hour program with courses taught in accelerated 8-week sessions.

The MEM is designed for individuals who have a degree in engineering or quantitative area. The MEM degree is appropriate for engineers in all fields and can either be completed 100% online or online with some in-class engineering electives offered at the college’s Lincoln or Omaha Campus. 

The MEM program provides students with technical project management and organizational leadership skills in the engineering workplace. Students integrate business and engineering principles in solving problems, making decisions and managing risks in complex engineering scenarios. This practice empowers students to confidently lead projects that are both innovative and cost effective.

Courses and Credit Hours:

(See the core courses and cross-functional courses)

The MEM degree program requires 30 credit hours. Online courses are three semester credit hours and held in accelerated 8-week sessions and on campus courses are held in the traditional 16 week format. At least 15 credit hours must be completed in Engineering coursework (9 MEM course credits and at least 6 engineering elective credits).

Required MEM Courses 9 credit hours
Required MBA Courses 9 credit hours
Required Engineering Electives 6 credit hours
Flex Courses (Engineering, Business or Other) 6 credit hours
TOTAL 30 credit hours



Our MEM program is the “Engineer’s MBA”. The curriculum gives you the business acumen to effectively lead in an engineering environment, to successfully respond to technical and business challenges, and to support your organization to be agile and competitive in a global economy.
Dr. Jena Shafai Asgarpoor    Associate Professor of Practice, Durham School
Director, MEM (Master of Engineering Management)