Engineering Management


Bachelor of Science in Engineering | College of Engineering and Computing

What is Engineering Management?

Engineering management offers an interdisciplinary approach to address the complexities in today's workplace. This program also provides a diverse academic background, including engineering, business, science, mathematics, and the liberal arts. The curriculum is designed to help you develop engineering and business expertise, social awareness, cultural perspective, and interpersonal communication.

What are the features of Miami’s program?

Technical specialties

The Engineering Management major allows students to select one of the following four technical specialties: Electronics and Computing, Environmental Science, Manufacturing Engineering, or Paper Science.

Top-notch facilities

Engineering Management majors use a variety of lab facilities in the College of Engineering and Computing, consistent with their technical specialty area. Laboratories replicate industry settings with the Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Systems lab (CIMS) used in the manufacturing engineering department and the pilot Fourdrinier paper machine used in the paper science and engineering department.

Work experience

Students can gain valuable work experience through an internship or co-op job. Miami University’s Career Services Office offers many resources to help students find internships and jobs. There is also a Career Advisor specifically for students in the College of Engineering and Computing who can discuss the strategies and resources that may be most relevant to your internship and job search.


Working together is emphasized as essential for the problem-solving skills that are required in engineering. Students learn to work together with fellow students and faculty and to become a contributing member of a team.

High placement rates

The placement rate for our graduates is consistently near 100 percent.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

What courses would I take?

This interdisciplinary program offers a core of coursework both in engineering and business, giving you a strong technical background coupled with business management skills. You choose an engineering specialty and a Thematic Sequence of courses in another discipline as well as a variety of foundation courses within the Global Miami Plan for Liberal Education.

What can I do with this major?

As a graduate, you will be qualified to fill technical positions that require interaction with business aspects of operations, purchasing, personnel, accounting, and marketing. Examples of such positions include technical sales, line supervision, purchasing, environmental protection, and quality control.

Who can I contact for more information?

College of Engineering and Computing
Dr. Brian Kirkmeyer
106 Benton Hall