Master of Science in Engineering Management

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Program Overview

Offered on GW's main campus in Washington, D.C. through the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, the Master of Science in Engineering Management is designed to prepare the next generation of technical managers seeking a broad education that provides the skills and expertise to keep technical organizations operating efficiently and ahead of its competitors. 

Students may choose from five areas of focus to tailor their coursework:

  • Crisis, emergency and risk management
  • Economics, finance and cost engineering
  • Engineering and technology management
  • Environmental and energy management
  • Knowledge and information management

Off-Campus & Online Options

If you are seeking to complete this program online or at one of GW's satellite campuses in Virginia, please view the requirements and apply at EMSE Off-Campus Programs.

Course Structure

  • Credit hours: 36
  • Number of courses: 12
  • Duration: Two years (full-time) or three years (part-time)

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Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, physical sciences or mathematics.
  • Grade of B- or higher achieved in a Single-Variable Calculus course or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) achieved on the final 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework.
  • Successful submission of online application form, exam scores and other documents as outlined in the admissions requirements.