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School of Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering Management

Robert Van Til, Pawley Professor of Lean Studies and Chair
Phone: (248) 370-2211

MS In Engineering Management


Master of Science in Engineering Management


The Masters in Engineering Management (MEM) is offered by the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department in cooperation with the School of Business Administration. The program's goal is the provision of the tools and skills necessary for making sound management decisions in industry and business while retaining one’s commitment to a specialized engineering field of endeavor.
The MEM program is open to any engineer.

The competitive advantage of Oakland University’s MEM program is its flexible curriculum. This flexibility provides students the ability to tailor the program to enhance their individual career needs.

Oakland University was ranked in the top 50 Online Master's of Engineering Management Programs in 2016 by Top Management Degrees.

The online Master's in Engineering Management (MEM) imparts the knowledge necessary to successfully manage in environments where technologies are essential to success. The online MEM program has a flexible curriculum that consists of 5-6 engineering courses and 4-5 management courses. Courses are grouped into four areas:

1. Engineering Courses - select 4 courses from:
  • ISE 5480 E-Commerce and ERP
  • ISE 5485 Statistical Quality Analysis
  • ISE 5487 Foundations of Systems Engineering
  • ISE 6680 Engineering Decision Analysis
  • Additional engineering courses to be announced
2. Management Courses - select 4 School of Business Administration courses from:
  • ACC 5110 Financial Accounting
  • MGT 5500 Legal Environment in Business
  • FIN 5330 Financial Management
  • MKT 5600 Marketing Management
  • ORG 5300 Organizational Behavior
  • POM 5210 Operations Management
3. Elective Course - select 1 course from:
  • ACC 5120 Managerial Accounting
  • ECN 5210 Economics for Managers (prerequisite: courses in micro and macro economics)
  • Any fifth course from the lists of Engineering or Management courses above
4. Theory Course:
  • ISE 5517 Statistical Methods in Engineering

The program is for Engineers with a bachelor’s degree from any field of engineering - Industrial and Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Civil, etc. No preparatory courses are required.

You may enter the program at any time of the year and begin taking online classes in either September, January or May due to the flexible nature of the course requirements.
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  • All students are invited to join our ISE@OU Networking & Mentoring group on Linkedin. This private, by invitation only group, provides a platform for our students to professionally network with our alumni. Please contact Professor Robert Van Til (vantil@oakland.edu) if you are interested in joining.