The PhD degree in MS&E is intended for students primarily interested in a career of research and teaching, or high-level technical work in universities, industry, or government.
The PhD is conferred upon candidates who have demonstrated substantial scholarship and the ability to conduct independent research. Through course work and guided research, the program prepares students to make original contributions in Management Science and Engineering and related fields.
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“I became interested in the intersection between behavioral economics and energy policy, inspiring many of the projects I have undertaken during my time at Stanford.”
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PhD graduates from MS&E have taken positions with a wide range of organizations that include high-tech businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, and academic institutions.
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Rigorous, discipline-based research is the hallmark of the MIT Sloan PhD Program. The program is committed to educating scholars who will lead in their fields of research—those with outstanding intellectual skills who will carry forward productive research on the complex organizational, financial, and technological issues that characterize an increasingly competitive and challenging business world.
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PhD studies at MIT Sloan are intense and individual in nature, demanding a great deal of time, initiative, and discipline from every candidate. But the rewards of such rigor are tremendous: MIT Sloan PhD graduates go on to teach and conduct research at the world's most prestigious universities.
PhD Program curriculum at MIT Sloan is organized under the following three academic areas: Behavior & Policy Sciences; Economics, Finance & Accounting; and Management Science. Our nine research groups correspond with one of the academic areas, as noted below.
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Behavioral & policy sciences.
Institute for Work & Employment Research
Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Strategic Management
Economics, Finance & Accounting
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MIT Sloan is eager to provide a diverse group of talented students with early-career exposure to research techniques as well as support in considering research career paths.
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The fourth annual Rising Scholars Conference on October 25 and 26 gathers diverse PhD students from across the country to present their research.
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The goal of the MIT Sloan PhD Program's admissions process is to select a small number of people who are most likely to successfully complete our rigorous and demanding program and then thrive in academic research careers. The admission selection process is highly competitive; we aim for a class size of nineteen students, admitted from a pool of hundreds of applicants.
What We Seek
- Outstanding intellectual ability
- Excellent academic records
- Previous work in disciplines related to the intended area of concentration
- Strong commitment to a career in research
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Admissions for 2024 is closed. The next opportunity to apply will be for 2025 admission. The 2025 application will open in September 2024.
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Students in good academic standing in our program receive a funding package that includes tuition, medical insurance, and a fellowship stipend and/or TA/RA salary. We also provide a new laptop computer and a conference travel/research budget.
Throughout the year, we organize events that give you a chance to learn more about the program and determine if a PhD in Management is right for you.
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2024 mit sloan doctoral research forum.
At MIT Sloan's Doctoral Research Forum, our PhD candidates and recent grads get to share their job market presentations with the MIT Sloan community. This year, we would like to invite you to join us virtually!
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MIT Sloan PhD Program will be joining the DocNet consortium for an overview of business academia and a recruitment fair at Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School.
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Unlike formulaic approaches to training scholars, the PhD Program at MIT Sloan allows students to choose their own adventure and develop a unique scholarly identity. This can be daunting, but students are given a wide range of support along the way - most notably having access to world class faculty and coursework both at MIT and in the broader academic community around Boston.
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Profiles of our current students
MIT Sloan produces top-notch PhDs in management. Immersed in MIT Sloan's distinctive culture, upcoming graduates are poised to innovate in management research and education.
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Graduates of the MIT Sloan PhD Program are researching and teaching at top schools around the world.
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The PhD Program is integral to the research of MIT Sloan's world-class faculty. With a reputation as risk-takers who are unafraid to embrace the unconventional, they are engaged in exciting disciplinary and interdisciplinary research that often includes PhD students as key team members.
Research centers across MIT Sloan and MIT provide a rich setting for collaboration and exploration. In addition to exposure to the faculty, PhD students also learn from one another in a creative, supportive research community.
Throughout MIT Sloan's history, our professors have devised theories and fields of study that have had a profound impact on management theory and practice.
From Douglas McGregor's Theory X/Theory Y distinction to Nobel-recognized breakthroughs in finance by Franco Modigliani and in option pricing by Robert Merton and Myron Scholes, MIT Sloan's faculty have been unmatched innovators.
This legacy of innovative thinking and dedication to research impacts every faculty member and filters down to the students who work beside them.
- Accounting Faculty
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- Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER) Faculty
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- Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management (TIES) Faculty
“MIT Sloan PhD training is a transformative experience. The heart of the process is the student’s transition from being a consumer of knowledge to being a producer of knowledge. This involves learning to ask precise, tractable questions and addressing them with creativity and rigor. Hard work is required, but the reward is the incomparable exhilaration one feels from having solved a puzzle that had bedeviled the sharpest minds in the world!” -Ezra Zuckerman Sivan Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship
Sample Dissertation Abstracts - These sample Dissertation Abstracts provide examples of the work that our students have chosen to study while in the MIT Sloan PhD Program.
We believe that our doctoral program is the heart of MIT Sloan's research community and that it develops some of the best management researchers in the world. At our annual Doctoral Research Forum, we celebrate the great research that our doctoral students do, and the research community that supports that development process.
The videos of their presentations below showcase the work of our students and will give you insight into the topics they choose to research in the program.
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Consistently ranked in the top 5 industrial engineering programs in the nation, the PhD program in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern is renowned for the quality of its faculty, their research, and the varied applications this research has throughout all areas of industry.
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Join world-renowned faculty in researching analytical tools and strategies applied in manufacturing, finance, public policy, and the service sector. Prospective PhD students can learn more about PhD curriculum and focus areas and job placement after graduation. We do not offer a terminal master's program; however, prospective master’s students can look at the Master of Science in Machine Learning and Data Science program and the Master of Engineering Management program .
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Why ODU for Engineering Management and Systems Engineering?
ODU's engineering management and systems engineering PhD program allows you to work with expert faculty to develop innovative solutions and conduct ground-breaking research.
You'll meet in live online classes. Your courses will blend highly theoretical knowledge with applied and pragmatic research. Then, you'll learn rigorous evaluation techniques to solidify your findings.
When you graduate, you will be prepared to teach and research at academic institutions, work at national research labs, or be a technology leader in public and private organizations that focus on innovation and technological leadership.
Admission to this program is competitive. As part of the application process, you will be matched with a faculty advisor with similar research interests. If a matching faculty advisor already has a full advising schedule, your admission may be delayed.
When you graduate, you will earn a Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering – Engineering Management and Systems Engineering.
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- At least 24 credit hours of research.
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- A bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from an ABET-accredited program in engineering or engineering technology, or from an accredited program in applied science.
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PhD in Management Program
A phd in management: where business research and education intersect.
Become an industry thought leader while preparing tomorrow’s business leaders.
Our fully funded PhD in Management is designed for ambitious students and professionals interested in a career in university teaching and research.
This residential program, based at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management in Ithaca, NY, combines Ivy League rigor and real-world relevance to prepare you for successful careers in academia.
Why Get a PhD in Management?
With a strong focus on management science and applied research, this doctoral degree is ideal for someone looking to teach at the university level and contribute to the greater body of industry knowledge. Pursuing a PhD in Management is also an ideal next step for executives and senior managers who want to make a transition to academia or enhance their research skills for a successful consulting career.
Fully Funded, Highly Flexible: What Makes Cornell’s Management PhD Different?
As you explore PhD programs’ degree requirements, faculty engagement, and campus experience, Cornell stands alone.
In Cornell’s highly flexible program, you’ll choose a specific area of study and build your own dissertation committee. Our program faculty are genuinely interested and invested in your intellectual development. In this small and highly selective program, you will get to know the faculty and your peers well.
The SC Johnson Graduate School of Management is home to leading research centers and a high-impact academic journal; these open you up to unique learning and mentorship opportunities.
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Our Three-Pronged Approach to a PhD in Management
The Johnson School’s doctoral degree in management combines the best of theory and practice, building on a three-pronged foundation:
Develop your research and analytical skills. You’ll work with classmates to examine existing literature and theories for class deliverables, which will often include your own original research.
Design your own academic pathway. You’ll choose one of six primary areas of study and create your own dissertation committee.
Draw on the expertise from across Cornell. You’ll get to select graduate-level courses from schools and colleges devoted to law , hospitality , engineering , labor relations , and other fields.
At a Glance: Cornell’s Fully Funded PhD in Management
The fully residential, fully funded PhD in Management program includes a tuition waiver and a stipend for living expenses. Here’s a quick overview of what to expect:
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Ithaca, NY, with options in New York City
Foundational coursework, original research, and six potential areas of study
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“PhD is a marathon, not a sprint, and collaborating with great people is paramount. At Cornell, I’ve found a place where amazing people come together, supporting my research and personal growth. Choosing Cornell means joining a community that knows how important it is to work with exceptional people to excel in the program.” – Elina Hur PhD ’23
Customize Your Path: Our Areas of Study
When you apply to the Johnson School’s PhD in Management, you will select a primary area of study. Choosing a concentration allows you to gain specialized skills and knowledge while growing a portfolio of original research.
Examine the role of accounting information in firms and financial markets. PhD-level research at Cornell explores topics such as how firms report information to investors, how accounting information is used to manage firms, and the nature of auditing.
Strategy & Business Economics
Use modern tools and methodologies to gain a better understanding of the world. PhD students in this area explore many aspects of economics including industrial, behavioral, labor, and organizational.
Dive deep into the financial structure and issues of organizations. Your research might look at how conflicts of interest affect corporate policy, how investor psychology affects asset pricing, or how to detect price bubbles.
Learn how theories from operations research, economics, psychology, and sociology intersect to inform corporate and consumer decisions. Your PhD studies will explore both quantitative and behavioral perspectives of marketing.
Management & Organizations
Prepare for a research-focused career in academia or industry. This versatile concentration develops skilled, innovative, analytical researchers through a broad curriculum and close faculty collaboration.
Operations, Technology, & Information Management
Develop the technical skills and behavioral analysis knowledge you need to address high-impact managerial decisions. This focus area also offers an option to complete coursework at Cornell Tech in New York City.
Idea Generation to Publication: A Career in Teaching and Research
The majority of our PhD in Management students pursue careers in academia. After graduation, many land tenure-track teaching positions at top-tier business schools and continue to advance knowledge through original research. Johnson School PhD students often field multiple offers and see starting salaries range from $150,000 to $250,000.
Finding Your Place at Cornell: Meet Our Current PhDs
Students from around the United States and across the globe arrive at the Johnson School to earn their PhD in Management —and their diverse research interests, educational backgrounds, and professional experiences make for a vibrant, enriching learning environment. MEET CURRENT PHD STUDENTS
Research and Placements: Making an Impact in the Management Field
After earning the PhD in Management, our alumni go on to teach and inspire future leaders at top-tier institutions. Not only do they teach and conduct research alongside some of the most brilliant minds in business, but they also advance the field through publishing in leading journals and presenting their work at industry conferences.
Recent PhD in Management Placements
- Piyush Anand, PhD ’21, assistant professor of marketing, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
- Guarav Kankanhalli, PhD ’20, assistant professor, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
- Eunjee Kim, PhD ’21, assistant professor, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University
- Sarah Lim, PhD ’21, assistant professor, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
- Xuege Lu, PhD ’22, assistant professor, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
- Subrina Shen, PhD ’21, assistant professor, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Recent Research Publications
- “ Do Real Estate Values Boost Corporate Borrowing? Evidence from Contract-Level Data ” in the Journal of Financial Economics (2022) — Gaurav Kankanhalli, PhD ’20, with Murillo Campello, Robert A. Connolly, and Eva Steiner
- “ Converging Tides Lift All Boats: Consensus in Evaluation Criteria Boosts Investments in Firms in Nascent Technology Sectors ” in Organization Science (2021) — Xirong (Subrina) Shen, PhD ’21, with Huisi (Jessica) Li, PhD ’20, and Pamela S. Tolbert
- “ Initial and Longer-Term Change in Unit-Level Turnover Following Leader Succession: Contingent Effects of Outgoing and Incoming Leader Characteristics ” in Organization Science (2020)— Huisi (Jessica) Li, PhD ’20, with John Hausknecht and Lisa Dragoni
“ Does Regulatory Jurisdiction Affect the Quality of Investment-Adviser Regulation? ” in American Economic Review (2019) — Alan Kwan, PhD ’17, with Ben Charoenwong and Tarik Umar
Our Faculty: Accomplished Researchers, Dedicated Teachers
When you join the PhD in Management program at the Johnson School, you’ll be part of a learning community comprising more than 100 accomplished academics and thought leaders.
Not only will you take courses with renowned professors from across the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, but you also will have the opportunity to build your own faculty committee—a group that will become instrumental as you select your dissertation topic and embark on your original research.
Faculty Spotlight: Learn from Leading Thought Leaders
Throughout the PhD program—from foundational coursework to your dissertation—you’ll work closely with dedicated teacher-scholars like these:
Dr. Rennekamp’s research focuses on financial accounting from a behavioral perspective. She’s widely published, with work appearing in leading academic journals such as The Accounting Review , Contemporary Accounting Research , and The Journal of Financial Reporting .
Dr. Girotra studies the digital transformation of companies, whether it’s looking at emerging tools and practices or exploring new business models. He’s frequently interviewed in an array of mainstream business media outlets, including Bloomberg BusinessWeek , Fortune , and Forbes .
Dr. Woolley studies the psychological processes behind consumer motivation. She’s an award-winning educator and researcher with work published in academic journals and national media outlets including the Journal of Consumer Research , Journal of Marketing Research , and The Wall Street Journal .
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What You’ll Learn: Curriculum Overview
As you pursue your PhD in business management , you’ll begin with a set of foundation courses and progress into advanced coursework in your area of interest. Through it all, your faculty committee will help make sure you’re on the right track.
Foundational Management Coursework
Early in your doctoral program, you will complete foundational coursework in management and other fields. Many of these will focus on the research process and prepare you for your dissertation.
Advanced Coursework in Your Concentration Area
As you progress in the PhD in Management program, you’ll take electives and advanced courses that align with your research area of interest; these classes can be in the Johnson School and across Cornell.
Your Dissertation: Creating Original Research
During the final part of the program, you begin work on your dissertation—the culmination of your original research. You choose the topic of research in conjunction with your committee.
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Beyond Business: Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration and Dialogue
Tap into the experience and expertise of faculty members from across Cornell University.
Management is a broad science. Business leaders serve in a variety of roles in industries of all kinds: healthcare, consumer goods, agriculture, biotechnology, media, and consulting to name just a few. At Cornell, you can enrich your education and expand your research opportunities by taking courses and finding mentors beyond the college of business.
Explore fields like computer science, psychology, sociology, communication, engineering, and data science—and then connect the dots back to your management research.
Interact with peers and professors from other disciplines by participating in student organizations and special interest groups or by attending public lectures, workshops, and networking events.
Admissions Overview: How to Apply to the Management PhD Program
The ideal candidate for the Johnson School’s doctorate degree in management will have a strong record of academic excellence, a solid understanding of the research process, and an entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving. An MBA or master’s degree is not a requirement for admission.
Our admissions page offers more details about program prerequisites, selection criteria, requirements, deadline information, and a checklist of materials you need to submit with your application.
Connect With Cornell Admissions
The Johnson School admissions team is available to answer your questions about the program and the application process. Stop in or reach out by phone or email today.
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The Cornell Campus: Where You Will Learn, Grow, and Thrive
Learn, grow, and thrive on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the United States. As a PhD student, you’ll spend a lot of time in Sage Hall, a Gothic-style building dating back to 1875. You’ll find more high-tech learning spaces just off campus at the Breazzano Family Center for Business Education. You’ll also have access to the innovative campus of Cornell Tech in New York City—particularly relevant to students focused on technology and information management.
Attending Cornell also means you’ll call Ithaca, NY, home for about five years. Our eclectic downtown is full of eateries, shops, activities, and all of the amenities you’d need for everyday life. When you’re not in class or studying, you can explore all that the Finger Lakes region has to offer.
PhD in Management FAQ: What You Need to Know
Before you apply to a research-focused graduate program, you’re likely to want to do some deep research of your own. For instance, how does a fully funded PhD in Management work? What’s the typical completion time?
We have a robust Frequently Asked Questions section to help you learn more about our program, the admissions process, and dissertation requirements. For our international applicants, you’ll also find specific details about earning your PhD in Management.
May I speak to someone about my interest in the program and visit?
You are welcome to reach out to any professor with whom you see a good research fit. Our website also has a wealth of information about the program.
Is an interview part of the process?
We offer interviews only to a few applicants after their first screening.
May I talk to a professor or advisor?
You are welcome to contact any professor with whom you see a research match. Faculty are more likely to respond to specific research queries.
I have questions; may I write to this program email address?
Yes. Our response time will vary. We are not able to answer detailed questions that are better assessed by faculty during the application process.
May I schedule a campus tour?
Admissions does not offer campus tours for PhD program applicants. However, you may arrange an appointment with a faculty member.
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Cornell University recently has been made aware of fraudulent activity targeting overseas students and researchers, including at least one third party website falsely stating that it is offering a postdoctoral or visiting scholar program in association with Cornell. These scams, which may seek to obtain money and/or personal details from interested applicants, are fraudulent.
Cornell wishes to warn the public about these fraudulent activities being perpetrated purportedly in the name of Cornell, and/or its officials. Please be advised that:
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PhD in Engineering Management
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The industry leaders of tomorrow must earn their credentials today. Enroll in Western New England University’s PhD in Engineering Management program and prepare to take your place at the top of your organization. In this full- or part-time program , you will learn at a technical depth and gain the breadth of knowledge to become a successful practitioner, researcher, teacher, and mentor in the management of engineering and technology. You will develop the skills needed to conduct rigorous research in areas related to the improvement, design, and management of projects and programs within complex human/technological systems, including engineering, quality, healthcare, service, and logistical/transportation systems. You have the option to complete the PhD in Engineering Management 100% online . This is an excellent option for working professionals interested in pursuing their program part-time at our nationally recognized university.
Why Choose the PhD in Engineering Management?
It is the philosophy of the program to graduate students who have the ability to create, evaluate, improve, design, and manage complex human technological systems. Additionally, students will demonstrate the ability, through dissertation research, to contribute to the body of knowledge in the field of engineering management. The systems include engineering/manufacturing systems, service systems, and logistical systems.
What to Expect Management
The PhD in Engineering Management focuses on developing skills needed to conduct rigorous research in areas related to the improvement, design, and management of projects and programs within complex human-technological systems.
What Will You Study?
The PhD in Engineering Management focuses on developing skills needed to conduct rigorous research in areas related to the improvement, design, and management of projects and programs within complex human-technological systems. Students take 10 courses before beginning a dissertation research project, including five core courses that establish a foundation of knowledge from which each student can explore their area of interest. Core courses are Engineering Supply Chain, Operations Research, Project Management, Strategic Economic Decision Making, and Seminar/Research Methods for Engineering Management. After the core is complete, a plan of study is developed in consultation with a research advisor that considers the dissertation research of the student. Whether you pursue your studies on campus or fully online, you will work regularly with your advisor, a content expert in your field of interest. You can be confident that you will have support throughout your educational journey.
Candidates for the PhD in Engineering Management should possess a master’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering or closely related discipline. A cumulative GPA of at least a 3.5 (4.0 scale) will be required for admission. A GRE score* from the last five years, with a combined verbal and quantitative score of at least a 300 with a quantitative score in at least the top 40 th percentile will be required for consideration. Candidates below established GPA and GRE requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Candidates whose primary language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English . Applicants must also have evidence of completion of a probability and statistics course with a grade of at least a “B” and be able to demonstrate competence in at least one structured programming language (R, Python, C++, etc.).
*The College of Engineering will consider waiving the GRE requirement based on progressive industry experience, academic performance, a recommendation from a research advisor, and an interview. The interview can be scheduled at any point during the application process by emailing Dr. Christian Salmon, Department Chair for Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, at [email protected] .
The personal attention you’ll receive from our faculty is unparalleled. They’ll become your mentors, learning partners, and colleagues during your education. Not only will you work with them in the classroom, but you’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research and development projects. Their interests are in areas such as supply chain management, discrete event systems, quality, reliability, global health, human factors, and risk management.
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Course Delivery: In-class or online* Total Credits: 57-72
Options for attending courses include fully in-class, fully online, as well as hybrid in-class and online to accommodate work and family. All lectures will be captured and available for online review. The program will capture all lecture-based presentations using the echo360 lecture capture system.
If you are interested in completing the program fully online, you will have an initial consultation with the Department Chair to discuss your goals and how an online approach could work for you, with particular attention to dissertation requirements. Once enrolled in program, you will be paired with a faculty advisor who will be a content expert in their field based on your research interests.
*International candidates will be required to attend in-class sessions in order to be in compliance with student visa requirements.
Program Goals & Philosophy
The goal of the program is to prepare graduates with the appropriate technical depth and breadth of knowledge so that they may be successful educators, researches, and practitioners in the management of complex human technological systems. The program will follow three principles in pursuit of this goal. In addition to passing the required coursework, students must also pass a comprehensive examination to demonstrate a mastery of Principles 1 and 2.
Principle 1: Provide a Solid Foundation and Depth in Engineering Management Theory and Practice
A solid fundamental understanding of a field is essential in order for students to be considered an expert in that field. This is true for Engineering Management as well. It is the fundamentals that a student will need to expand upon in order to contribute new knowledge to the field of engineering management. We place an emphasis on the fundamentals of the management of complex human technological systems and an emphasis on the modeling and analysis of such systems.
Principle 2: Provide Breadth Across Multiple Types of Human Technological Systems
Principles, tools, and fundamentals of engineering management have been rooted in engineering and manufacturing systems. These tools have also been successfully applied to other systems such as service and transportation/logistical systems. Today engineering managers can be increasingly found in banks, hospitals, amusement parks, airlines, and a variety of delivery agencies. On the surface, these industries appear different however; they all involve people, materials, information, equipment, energy, and capital. Therefore, the program will emphasize case studies and examples within the coursework that are applications in the following three areas:
- Engineering and Manufacturing Systems
- Service Systems
- Logistical Systems
Principle 3: Contribute to the body of Knowledge in Engineering Management
A requirement of any Doctorate of Philosophy Program in Engineering is the expectation that graduating students will contribute to the body of knowledge in their chosen field by conducting research. This will be demonstrated by graduating students successfully completing a doctoral dissertation. Students conducting dissertation research will be guided by a selected advisor and advisory committee. Students must pass a dissertation approval examination in order to ensure they are prepared to conduct research. Upon the successful completion of research, graduating students will document the research results in a dissertation. Dissertations will be defended in front of advisory committees.
Leaders with engineering backgrounds are needed around the globe to manage people and resources. The College of Engineering enjoys a growing reputation among international students for the caliber of our graduate programs. Learn more about our support for international students.
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The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree is a research-oriented degree requiring a minimum of 64 semester credit hours of approved courses and research beyond the Master of Science (M.S.) degree or Master of Engineering degree [96 credit hours beyond the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree]. The university places limitations on these credit hours in addition to the requirements of the Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Construction Engineering and Management program.
A complete discussion of all university requirements is found in the current Texas A&M University Graduate Catalog .
Construction Engineering and Management Faculty Members
- Ivan Damnjanovic
- Ali Mostafavi
- Charles Wolf
- John Waleski
The student must select an Advisory Committee Chair, who will serve as their graduate advisor, from the Department’s CEM graduate faculty listed above.
The chair and the student collaborate in selecting the remainder of the Advisory Committee. The advising committee for the Ph.D. degree in CEM must have a minimum of four members from the Texas A&M graduate faculty (the chair counts as a member). One member must be from outside the civil and environmental engineering department. The remainder of the members must be from within the civil and environmental engineering department, with at least two members being from the Department’s CEM faculty listed above. The chair counts as one of these members.
In addition to fulfilling the University requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, a student enrolled in the Civil Engineering graduate program in the area of construction engineering and management must satisfy the following department requirements.
- A minimum of 32 credit hours of graduate level coursework taken through Texas A&M University [a minimum of 24 credit hours if the student already has taken at least another 24 credit hours of graduate course work for the Master of Science (M.S.) or Master of Engineering (M.E.) degree].
- Remaining coursework requirement can be met by 32 hours of CVEN 691 (research credits).
Construction Engineering and Management Requirements
The student must also satisfy the following area requirements and/or recommendations described below:
- Qualifying Exam
- Degree Plan
- Written Preliminary Exam
- Research Proposal
- Oral Preliminary Exam
- Completion of Dissertation
- Final Defense
If you completed a pre-requisite before arriving at Texas A&M University and need it waived, you must bring a copy of your transcript showing the final grade in the course as well as a copy of the course syllabus to the CEM Graduate Advisor. Additional information about the courses taken may be required. This transcript and syllabus will be reviewed to see if indeed they satisfy the requirements, and communicated to the Civil Engineering Graduate Office.
Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences PhD
The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide .
Those students enrolled in the IEMS PhD program receive the MS as they progress toward the PhD. For students who are progressing to the PhD, the master's degree is generally awarded upon completion of the following:
Minimum GPA 3.0
Total Units Required: 12
Other MS Degree Requirements
- Examination on a research paper at end of first year
Total Units Required: 15
Other PhD Degree Requirements
- Examinations: candidacy examination on a research paper at end of first year
- Prospectus: Initial part of dissertation research, to be completed by the end of the third year in the program.
- PhD Dissertation: based on independent research
- Final Evaluations: oral defense of dissertation
- Other: at least one experience as an instructor or teaching assistant; satisfy TGS English proficiency requirement
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Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0 .
Total Hours: 60
At least 75 percent of total credit hours must be 5000/6000 level courses.
Additional Industrial Engineering and Management, PhD., Requirements
- Minimum 60 hours required
- At least seventy-five percent of coursework on the Plan of Study must include 5000 and 6000 level courses
- A minimum of 15 hours at the 6000 level with a grade of SR for the doctoral dissertation must be complete. The maximum number of dissertation hours (6000 with a grade of SR) permissible on a Plan of Study must not exceed three-fourths of the total credit hours in the approved graduate degree program
- Credit for all courses on a graduate Plan of Study must have been awarded within 10 years of completion of all degree requirements
- A minimum of 30 in-residence credit hours are required
- Doctoral Candidacy
- Dissertation Defense
- Dissertations Submission/Approval
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Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements . Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.
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Our professional master’s degree is highly flexible, with evening and online/recorded sessions, designed to fit the busy lives of working professionals. Students may take a part-time or full-time course load in order to progress at a pace that suits their individual situation.
Although work experience is not required, most students find that such background is helpful in gaining maximum benefit from their time in the program.
A cumulative GPA of a 3.0 (from all undergrad transcripts) from a regionally accredited institution. If your undergrad GPA is below a 3.0, graduate coursework may satisfy this requirement. If you are an international applicant, once you apply the International Admissions Office will determine the equivalency of your GPA on the 4.0 scale. You are welcome to use an outside entity to assess your GPA to get a rough estimate, but the University will conduct their own evaluation.
If your GPA is below a 3.0, there are a few options:
- Applicants who submit GRE scores are required to score in the median to high range (mid-150 range in each section or higher). CU Boulder’s GRE institution code is 4841. You do not need to supply a department code. Our program does not accept the GMAT in lieu of the GRE.
- Start as a non-degree seeking student to help boost your GPA.
- Five or more years of relevant work experience may substitute for a lower GPA.
While work experience is not required, most students have some experience and bring a wealth of practical knowledge, insight and expertise to the classroom, enriching the learning experience for all. Classes benefit from students with a diverse set of experiences and a common desire to learn and excel in their careers.
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- Resume: Upload your most recent resume to your online application.
- Your statement should be limited to one page, one-inch margins and at least 11 pt. font.
- Please describe your professional goals and how the EMP can help you achieve them. Include challenges you have faced in your past, including cultural, geographical, financial, educational or other experiences, and how they have shaped your decision to pursue your professional and/or educational goals.
- We are committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive graduate program. Please describe how your educational, professional, or personal (for example, cultural, economic, or social) experiences prepare you to contribute to the emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion during your graduate career at the University of Colorado Boulder. These contributions may come in the form of research, work experience, professional service, personal perspectives, etc. You do not need to disclose any aspect of your identity or personal experiences in this statement.
- You are required to upload an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) in the online application. We require one copy of the scanned transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution that you attended. This includes community colleges, summer sessions, and extension programs.
- While credits from one institution may appear on the transcript of a second institution, unofficial transcripts must be submitted from each institution, regardless of the length of attendance, and whether or not courses were completed.
- Failure to list and submit transcripts from all institutions previously attended is considered to be a violation of academic ethics and may result in the cancelation of your admission or dismissal from the university.
- ONLY after you are recommended for admission will you need to provide official transcripts
- Letters of Recommendation: Not required.
- Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA that does not meet the 3.0. requirement can potentially be admitted by submitting strong GRE scores (see above information under "cumulative GPA". The institution code is 4841. No department code is needed. The EMP does not accept GMAT scores.
- Application Fee – $60 for domestic and $80 for international applicants.
- The Engineering Management Program does NOT offer application fee waivers.
- The Graduate School offers application fee waivers for participants in the following programs: AmeriCorps (currently serving), Black in AI (BAI), Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative, Gates Millennium Scholars, Leadership Alliance, Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP), Louis-Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), McNair Scholars Program, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Scholar Program, Peace Corps (currently serving), Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP), SMART, Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), and Teach for America.
- If you are affiliated with one of these programs, please send us proof of your affiliation to [email protected] after you have started an application and before you submit, and we will process your fee waiver for you.
- If you are in the U.S. military you will receive an automatic fee waiver as a thank you for your service (active duty, veteran, previously served, and active reserve are all eligible for this automatic fee waiver).
- If you are undocumented and/or a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiary, please contact [email protected] to inquire about possible fee waivers.
- Financial Statement: International applicants are required to provide a financial statement if you are taking classes on campus. For distance students this is not required.
In addition to the Graduate Program Application Requirements mentioned above, all international applicants are required to meet a minimum standard of English proficiency. This requirement can be met if:
- Your native language is English, or
- You have completed at least one year of full-time study at a U.S. institution (or at an institution in a country where English is the native language) at the time you apply, and within two years from your desired admission term. This can be confirmed by your transcripts.
- You take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and receive a score of 102 or higher, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and receive a score of 7.5 or higher or the Duolingo and receive a score of 125 or higher. These are the minimum scores we require, applicants with lower scores will not be admitted. Official test scores are only valid for two years from the date of taking the test. For a list of countries that scores are not required please see the International Admissions webpage. Please note that applicants from India will be required to provide this for Engineering Management. The institution code is 4841. You do not need to supply a department code.
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Online engineering management master’s rises in rankings
The Ohio State University College of Engineering’s online engineering management degree is again recognized among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs rankings.
In the publication's Management specialty area , Ohio State’s Master of Engineering Management rose to No. 14 nationally (No. 16 in 2023) in its second year of being ranked within the category.
The Ohio State's 100% online Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program prepares engineering professionals to take the next step in their careers. Students learn new engineering management and business skills while better understanding policy and the business-government relationship. Working professionals can complete online coursework and access materials at a time that best fits their schedules. Students also have the unique opportunity to earn Six Sigma certification as part of the MEM degree.
This program is made possible through a partnership between Ohio State's College of Engineering, the Fisher College of Business, and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, offering students interdisciplinary expertise throughout all online courses.
Affordability and quality of instruction are at the forefront of the consideration of U.S. News & World Report . The site uses insights from these factors and others to rank online programs at regionally accredited institutions across the country.
View the full list of 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings .
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The highly ranked online Master of Engineering Management (MEM) is a non-thesis program designed for STEM professionals with engineering work experience who wish to excel as managers and leaders. Learn from instructors with engineering industry experience and a proven teaching record. Our curriculum is aligned with the Engineering Management Body of Knowledge (EMBOK) published by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) and fuses technical operational skills and business professional acumen. The 100% asynchronous format is offered in accelerated eight-week sessions and at an affordable flat rate tuition. With Nebraska’s MEM, you can tailor your degree to your own career path and customize elective courses that match your interests. Create your future through applicable courses, expert faculty, and a flexible program.
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The Master of Engineering Management program consists of 30 credit hours, comprised of 4 core courses and 6 elective courses. You can complete the program in as quickly as 5 semesters while enrolled part-time.
Core Courses (12 Credit Hours)
- EMGT 805: Teamwork for Organizational Commitment and Collaboration
- EMGT 806: Decision and Risk Analysis
- EMGT 809: Engineering Economy for Decision Making
- EMGT 905: Strategic Management and Planning for Engineering & Technology
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Electives and Specializations (18 credit hours)
- EMGT 803: Management of Engineering & Technology
- EMGT 804: Human Relations in Engineering and Sciences
- EMGT 807: Project Management
- EMGT 808: Engineering Leadership
- EMGT 811: Legal Considerations for Engineering Managers
- EMGT 813: Advanced Project Management, I
- EMGT 814: Advanced Project Management, II
- EMGT 819: Applied Management Science for Engineering and Operations
- EMGT 820: Quantitative Analysis for Engineering Management
- EMGT 822: Production and Operations Management
- EMGT 901: Total Quality Management Using Six Sigma Techniques
- EMGT 891: Special Topics – Applied Probability & Statistics for Engineering Managers
The Engineering Management program accepts applications year-round and admits students on a rolling basis for the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
A completed Graduate School application includes the following:
- Completed graduate school application and application fee
- Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended
- Verification of English proficiency is required if native language is not English
- GRE or GMAT scores are NOT required
- 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA
- Current resume - minimum of 2 years experience recommended
- Statement of purpose
- Three letters of reference
- Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in engineering or STEM-related field.
Summer (may) start.
Priority Admission: April 1 Admission Deadline: April 26
Fall (August) Start
Priority Admission: July 1 Admission Deadline: August 7
Spring (January) Start
Priority Admission: November 1 Admission Deadline: January 5
Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid
Graduate tuition is assessed by the credit hour and the program. Professional programs may differ. See below for a full listing of the tuition rates that apply to the Engineering Management program. Learn more about tuition and fees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, including all estimated cost components.
Students are encouraged to:
- File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by the deadline to determine your eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships.
- Check with your employer to see if they provide financial support for earning your graduate degree.
*The following tuition and fees were posted for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change and will be posted on this page as soon as possible.
* The University Program and Facility Fees are only waived for online courses
In accordance with Federal Financial Aid requirements, Nebraska provides an estimated Cost of Attendance as a standardized estimate of the overall cost of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for a specific period. It represents the best estimate of expenses a student might expect to incur.
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Master of Science in Architecture–Engineering– Construction Management
The Master of Science in Architecture–Engineering–Construction Management (MSAECM) focuses on the integration of design and technology, particularly advanced information systems, as a means of both improving building performance and enhancing environmental sustainability.
Joshua D. Lee
Assistant Professor, MS AECM Track Chair, PhD AECM Track Chair
The Master of Science in Architecture–Engineering–Construction Management (MSAECM) program is jointly offered by the School of Architecture and the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
The MSAECM degree program is intended for practitioners, researchers, and educators in engineering, architecture, construction management fields, and other professionals in the building industry who wish to be leaders in advanced management technologies and their application to the built environment.
The program is designed to accommodate flexibility in the admission and graduation needs of candidates through program length and prerequisite courses that build up toward more advanced courses.
Carnegie Mellon Architecture offers two versions of the program, with varying residency requirements. The 9-month MSAECM “Fast Track” Program is custom-designed for mid-career applicants with extensive professional training and experience in AECM fields. Admission to the Fast Track program is contingent upon a resume review documenting a minimum of eight years of leadership experience in Architecture, Engineering, and/or Construction Management. The 16-month MSAECM Program is designed for all other applicants. Both versions begin in the fall semester.
Please feel free to contact Track Chair Joshua Lee with questions about the MSAECM program.
Educational & Professional Qualifications
Program details, residency requirement.
Students admitted to the standard MSAECM program must complete a minimum residency of three academic semesters at full-time status (minimum of 36 units per semester).
Students admitted to the standard MSAECM FAST TRACK program must complete a minimum residency of two academic semesters at full-time status (minimum of 36 units per semester).
Graduation Requirements for the MSAECM Program:
In addition to the standard requirements for all graduate students in the School of Architecture, students in the MSAECM program must satisfy the following:
Students must complete a minimum of 120 units as outlined on the curriculum chart below.
Pre/Co-Requisites: Waivers are available by request if similar work has recently been completed elsewhere. These units will be replaced with Approved Electives.
Core Courses : Two semesters of 12-794 Graduate Seminar, 48-725 Real Estate Design & Development, 48-759 Value Based Design, 48-767 Transdisciplinary Thinking, and 48-765 AECM Synthesis Project.
Required Internship : See “SoA Standards, Policies, & Practices for Graduate Programs, Outside Work and Internships” in the handbook below for additional requirements.
Selectives : 12 units each in the “Or/And” categories of Sustainability Assessment, Quantitative Modeling, Management, and Computational Skills. Students are encouraged to take the other selective courses as electives.
Approved Electives : A minimum of 36 units as noted on the chart or by petition. Prerequisites count towards this total.
A maximum of 54 units per semester.
Grade of B or better in courses marked with an asterisk (*) on the curriculum chart.
Advanced standing is available to qualified CMU students within the B.A. in Architecture or B.Arch or other Master’s programs through the Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP).
Graduation Requirements for the MSAECM Fast Track Program:
Students must complete a minimum of 96 units as outlined on the curriculum chart below.
Core Courses : Two semesters of 12-794 Graduate Seminar, 48-725 Real Estate Design & Development, and 48-759 Value Based Design. 48-767 Transdisciplinary Thinking and 48-765 AECM Synthesis Project are not required but are encouraged as electives.
Internship : Not required.
Advanced standing is available to qualified CMU students within the B.A. in Architecture or B.Arch or other Master’s programs through the Graduate Accelerated Master’s Program (GAMP).
Graduates of both versions of the MSAECM program will work with the track chair to create a program of study that reflects each student's background and career goals by taking a mixture of appropriate prerequisites; core courses; "selectives" in Sustainability Assessment, Management, Computational Skills, and Quantitative Modeling; and approved electives.
In addition, 16-month students are required to complete a summer internship course during the summer semester, and a synthesis course to apply theory they have covered in core courses to a local research project.
View the AECM Synthesis Reports:
- Fall 2021: Pre/Re/De-construction: Investigating the Eco-socio-technical Impacts of Construction Waste in Pittsburgh
- Fall 2022: Exploring Circular Economy Potential in Pittsburgh’s Construction Industry
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The MSAECM faculty is comprised of experienced educators from the School of Architecture, the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and the Heinz College of Public Policy & Management . This interdisciplinary faculty provides a strong foundation for gaining both breadth and depth of knowledge in this multifaceted program.
For more information about CMU's MSAECM program, please contact Track Chair Joshua Lee .
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Erica Cochran Hameen
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T. David Fitz-Gibbon Assistant Professor of Architecture
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Azadeh O. Sawyer
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