As an Engineering Management major at Wilkes, you integrate electrical and mechanical engineering with the study of the principles of business management as you prepare for leadership responsibilities in technological environments.
|Program Type||Format||Credit Hours|
|Major, Minor||On Campus||130 (21 for minor)|
Why Study Engineering Management at Wilkes?
If you desire to lead, tackle challenges and surpass goals, the Engineering Management program will prepare you to lead a team to success, whether that means meeting a tough deadline or putting the finishing touches on a complex project.
Throughout our program, you enhance your technical, business and management skills, along with your ability to plan and lead the direction, research, development and production of a company. You develop skills for analysis and plan within the context of an environment.
Wilkes emphasizes engineering management as a creative, hands-on profession with leadership responsibilities. Teamwork, ethics and professional communication permeate the educational experience to enhance the graduate's technical problem-solving and project planning ability. As a Wilkes engineering management graduate, you will have the opportunity to develop the vision, confidence and will to pursue and assume increasing responsibilities in engineering management and leadership throughout your career.
What Will You Learn as an Engineering Management Student?
- Apply core science, mathematics, engineering and management principles to solve engineering-based management problems.
- Work individually and in teams to identify and solve complex engineering problems that transcend disciplinary boundaries.
- Use information resources efficiently and communicate effectively.
- Apply analytical skills and creativity to investigate the adequacy of an engineering project plan and manage improvements consistent with socioeconomic, environmental, safety and other contemporary engineering and management practices.
- Develop a sense of economic, social, ethical and professional issues in the practice of engineering.
- Learn skills in design, communication, professionalism/ethics, teamwork, interpretation of data, drawing conclusions, planning next steps, and acquiring and applying new knowledge.
- Explore management topics, including management science, operations analysis, management of organizations and people, business law, quality management and project decision processes.
- Embrace lifelong learning.