systems engineering

What is Engineering Management?

Engineering management is a specialized form of management that applies management science to the unique and technical nature of engineering. EM focuses on the convergence of engineering, technology and business and requires individuals to work in a multidisciplinary arena with a broad background that bridges the technical aspects of engineering with the art of management.

What do Engineering Managers do in the Army?

In the Army, engineering managers are involved with project management, operations management, logistics management, acquisition, and systems analysis.

What kinds of Master's Degrees predominate in the field?

Engineering Management, Industrial Management

What kinds of professionals study in a typical Masters of Engineering Management program?

Engineering managers are frequently professionals who have an engineering background and have completed a bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline. Following completion of their masters level studies these professional may have job responsibilities that include serving as project manager for a large-scale construction effort, directing production, leading quality assurance, or coordinating between engineering divisions and other business units.

Top Engineering Management Programs for Army Officers:

  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Missouri S&T
  • Colorado School of Mines
West Point faculty members have attended graduate school through the Army. As a result, they`re familiar with most American universities and would be happy to advise you on this discipline as you consider your options. Feel free to give them a call at: (845)938-5578. When you do so, make sure to identify yourself as a CSP-GRADSO holder.

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