There will be about 14,700 openings for engineering managers projected each year, on average, over the next decade according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graduates will be well prepared to address current and future needs locally and worldwide.
Salary.com, Indeed.com, and other employment websites typically show engineering managers earn an annual salary between $100,00 and $150,000.
Graduating with an engineering management degree can earn you a higher salary, give you an advantage among STEM-only peers, and provide the skills and knowledge you need to advance within a company and become far more marketable. It also imparts intangible leadership, networking, and human development skills.
Meet the Faculty
The M.S. in Engineering Management program shares faculty and resources with Data Science, Computer Science, and Engineering master’s programs, exposing you to an interdisciplinary learning and research environment that mirrors industry.
Florida Poly’s 90,000-square-foot Applied Research Center (ARC) was created as a research hub for the Central Florida region to become a magnet for high-tech development around the school. The Applied Research Center houses research and teaching laboratories, student design spaces, conference rooms, and faculty offices. The building also provides study areas for graduate students, and a small amount of administrative space.
SunTrax is a large-scale, cutting-edge facility dedicated to the research, development, and testing of emerging transportation technologies in safe and controlled environments. Many of the opportunities are related to tolling, ITS, and automated and connected vehicles. Additionally, the entire site is a connected environment for testing Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications.
The M.S. in Engineering Management is designed to be completed in 10 months. Students who are presently employed may also complete the program at a slower pace to fit their needs
The M.S. in Engineering Management attracts both recent college graduates and working professionals with clear aptitude in leadership, analytics, management of technical expertise, and logical reasoning.
The 30-credit program features top faculty and culminates with an applied project. Engineering management at Florida Poly integrates coursework in data analytics that supports better informed decision-making in organizations. The program also leverages existing strength from graduate faculty in the maser’s programs in engineering, computer science, and data science to create a cross-fertilized, efficient curriculum delivery model with a focus on leadership with STEM professions.
In the M.S. in Engineering Management program, students will learn to direct, plan, and coordinate activities, as well as spend time supervising employees in engineering companies. They are responsible for developing the overall concepts of new products and/or solving problems that may prevent their completion.
Admission to our graduate program is a selective process, and the committee will conduct a comprehensive review to assess each applicant’s promise for academic success at Florida Poly. Once the above materials have been submitted, your application will be reviewed by the Florida Poly Graduate Admission Committee.
Please send all documents to:
Florida Polytechnic University
Office of Admissions
4700 Research Way
Lakeland, FL 33805
Upon completion of the M.S. in Engineering Management, students will:
The M.S. in Engineering Management curriculum is a 30-credit hour program. Among its courses are:
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