Master of Science in Engineering Management

The Master of Science degree in Engineering Management (MSET) is a 30-credit, online graduate program designed to provide the knowledge and skills to work in management positions in business, engineering, and industry.  The program has an emphasis in designing innovative engineering and technology solutions and applications.


$511 per credit hour (resident)

Total Tuition


Program Durations

Finish in as little as 1 calendar year

Credit hours

30 credit hours 



The mission of the Master of Science degree in Engineering Management is to prepare business, engineering, and technology leaders capable of analyzing and improving operational performance using engineering and technology strategies.  This is accomplished by linking concepts of engineering and technology with business management and organizational skills.  To meet this mission, individuals engage in industrial problems involving applied research, resource allocation, technological systems, managing change and innovation, technology transfer, forecasting, and quality improvement.


This program of study is unique, as it provides a blend of advanced engineering concepts and strategies to improve operational performance.  The Master of Science degree in Engineering Management concentrates on improving quality, implementing total quality management, project management, Six-Sigma, and designing engineering and technological solutions in an economical manner.  Continuous process improvement, meeting engineering and technology strategies, managing technological change, and applied research are the hallmarks of this program of study. 

The Engineering Management degree program prepares graduates to: 

  • Design innovative engineering or technological-based solutions to selected problems. 
  • Improve productivity, quality, and competitiveness in the management of engineering and technology endeavors. 
  • Provide solutions to cost management, risk assessment, and project management. 
  • Apply concepts of total quality management, lean enterprise, Six-Sigma, and statistical process control.   
  • Implement innovative strategies for managing engineering and technology enterprises and operations. 


Graduates of the program may be employed in engineering firms, business and governmental organizations, and in specific enterprises involving manufacturing, production, construction, energy utilization, and conversion. 


  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution 
  • Applicants must have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0. 
  • Applicants without an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 may be admitted with the Program Director’s approval under certain circumstances.   
  • Acceptance in Graduate Studies at Fairmont State University 

If you’re ready to take the lead in an engineering-related field and ready to pursue a rewarding career, request more information, or apply now. And if you have any questions, feel free to contact Dr. Anthony F. Gilberti (see contact information on the left).