Master of Engineering Management
The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) degree deepens your critical analytical, science and engineering talents — Think. It also broadens your crucial management skills — Lead. NC State’s Master of Engineering Management degree provides you the skills necessary to manage and succeed in today’s complex technical environments.
- A minimum of 30 credit hours is required, of which 15 hours must be in the core curriculum
- As part of the core curriculum, ISE 501 Intro to Operations Research is required
- To fulfill the rest of the 15 hours, you must select one course from each of the following four categories:
- Quantitative literacy
- Organizational communication and leadership
- Project management
- Financial aptitude
The following courses are provided by the Statistics Department as options for the MEM program.
- ST 513 Statistics for Management I
- ST 515 Experimental Statistics for Engineers
- ST 516 Experimental Statistics for Engineers II
- ST 517 Applied Statistical Methods I
- ST 518 Applied Statistical methods II
Of these courses, ST 516 and ST 517 have prerequisites. Often, ST 516’s prerequisite of ST 515 is waived frequently, especially for students who have taken an undergraduate probability and statistics course. For ST 517, the only prerequisite is the undergraduate MA 241 Calculus II or equivalent. The other courses simply require graduate standing.
Concentration Areas (15 hours)
The MEM program prepares you for the career path you want by offering seven flexible concentration tracks. It supports the job role and career goals you have in mind.
Our concentration areas help you choose the skills you need for your potential job role.
- Facilities Engineering
- Health and Human Systems
- Professional Practice
- Supply Chain Engineering and Management
- Build Your Own
The MEM prepares students for the challenges of solving real-world problems. At the heart of the MEM curriculum is the practicum, a learning experience that gives students the opportunity to conduct actual projects with our industry partners.
The practicum spans four months and finishes with an executive-level report and presentation to you, our sponsor. Students work to understand and solve your business problem under confidentiality agreements and the results are your sole property. The project is managed by the program and there is no sponsorship fee.