PhD in Engineering Degrees

A PhD in management with a focus on engineering management is among the most common PhD in engineering degrees, and offers practicing engineers an opportunity to advance their expertise while preparing for managerial opportunities in their field – or those who already sit in managerial positions.

What is this degree/program of study about?

The concept of engineering management (or management engineering) does just what it says – combines engineering expertise with management training in order to allow professionals to marry the practical concepts of the engineering field with necessary business acumen.

What does it take to earn this degree, and what will it result in for graduates?

The PhD in engineering management is a strong fit for practicing engineers to move into roles as managerial engineers, with an expected median annual income of nearly $115,000 ( Students who seek to obtain a PhD in engineering management may be expected to hold a master’s degree in the field, but are also generally expected to have some experience working in the engineering field. Upon admission, relevant coursework will likely include the study of global total quality management, methods and tools for managing quality improvement, reliability and cost of quality, and management for world class products, among other topics. PhD programs will complete with a capstone dissertation.

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