Ph.D. in Engineering Management

EMSE professor assisting doctoral student in research

Program Overview

Offered on GW's main campus in Washington, D.C., the Ph.D. in Engineering Management is designed for those seeking to develop unique knowledge that expands the field of engineering management as an academic and professional discipline, including topics in decision-making, natural disaster logistics, financial and cost engineering, and beyond.

Top research areas of the department:

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

Program Requirements

Online Option

If you are seeking to enroll in a Doctor of Engineering in Engineering Management online, please view the requirements and apply through SEAS Online Programs.

Faculty Advisor & Research Focus

We strongly recommend that prospective doctoral students determine a faculty member in the department with whom they would like to work, as well as the research area of interest.

Download Faculty & Research Factsheet (PDF)

Program Requirements

Please visit the GW Bulletin to see a description of the program requirements.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in an appropriate area from an accredited institution
    • If applicant has obtained a master’s degree, a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a scale of 4.0) is required.
    • If applicant has only obtained a bachelor’s degree, the minimum grade point average must be a 3.3 (on a scale of 4.0).
  • Successful submission of online application form, exam scores and other documents as outlined in the admissions requirements.