Wilkes University

Engineering Management

Two Wilkes University engineering management students measure and sand wood for a construction project.

engineering management programIf you’re a born leader who constantly tackles challenges and surpasses 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.

About the Program

Throughout our program, you will enhance your technical, business and management skills, along with your ability to plan and lead the direction, research, development and production of a company.

The Engineering Department's mission is to enable the professional development of students' abilities for analysis and design within the context of environment.

The Wilkes view emphasizes engineering 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 ability. Wilkes Engineering graduates will possess the vision, confidence and will to pursue and assume increasing responsibilities in engineering and leadership throughout their careers.

The BS in Engineering Management integrates the engineering disciplines of electrical and mechanical engineering with the study of the principles of business management and serves undergraduate students preparing for leadership responsibilities in technological environments.

  • To provide students with knowledge and skills to enable them to contribute effectively to for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises and to the community
  • To prepare students in the sciences, engineering, and business to enable them to develop and implement creative solutions to technical and technology management problems

Students in the BS in Engineering Management program will

  1. Apply core science, mathematics, engineering, and management principles to solve engineering based management problems
  2. Work individually and in teams to identify and solve complex engineering problems that transcend disciplinary boundaries
  3. Use information resources efficiently and communicate effectively
  4. Apply analytical skills and creativity to investigate the adequacy of an engineering design and manage improvements consistent with socio-economic, environmental, safe, and other contemporary engineering and management practices
  5. Develop a sense of economic, social, ethical, and professional issues in the practice of engineering
  6. Embrace lifelong learning