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About the Program
Program Format and Schedule
- Non-thesis graduate degree for working professionals
- Flexibility of time and space with 100% online, asynchronous delivery
- Ten courses (30 credit hours)
- Customize your degree to your career needs
- 4 Core MEM + 3 Elective MEM + 3 Elective MBA Or another option: 4 Core MEM + 6 Elective MEM
- 8-week courses are offered in 5 mini-sessions per year: Fall A & B, Spring A & B, Summer
- You can fully immerse yourself in one subject and take one course at a time, and can finish the program in only 2 years, while you remain employed full-time
- This is a degree for professionals holding a degree in engineering or other STEM disciplines, with work experience in engineering and technology industry
- Course content, activities, assignments, resources, discussions, and interactions are aligned with the needs of individuals employed in engineering and technology industry
- You will be in the company of peers who face similar challenges and issues in their jobs, just like you. The cross-pollination of ideas and shared experiences is immense in peer-to-peer discussion activities
- Courses are designed with intense collaboration between seasoned, experienced faculty and skilled instructional technologists
- Engaging courses strike a balance between learner-learner, learner-faculty, and learner-content activities
- Interactions: Discussion, teamwork, Zoom sessions, instructional videos, student video presentations, co-creation of learning by using work-related projects, etc.
- The unique educational experience from our MEM is unlike anything you may get in an MBA program where students come from varied academic backgrounds & preparedness and who may work in unrelated industries.
From the School
The Master of Engineering Mnagement (MEM) program at UNL is the degree of choice for the flexibility, quality, value, and personal attention it gives to those who pursue it.
Our fully online, highly ranked MEM program is a professional graduate degree designed for working engineers, scientists, and technology workers who wish to gain skills and knowledge that position them well for career advancement in engineering management and upward mobility in engineering, technology, scientific, and manufacturing industries. Applicants must have a degree in engineering or STEM discipline and work experience in related industries.
The MEM at UNL is a 30-credit hour program with only 10 courses that are offered in 8-week sessions. In collaboration with the university’s top-ranked MBA program, our curriculum lets you select three (of the 10 courses) from MBA core courses.
With our flexible curriculum, you can customize your education to your own career needs. Co-create your own educational experience and program of study by choosing from a wide range of courses that will give you the knowledge base and skill sets to set you apart from the competition for that new job or promotion. Choose from technical professional topics like Project Management, Decision & Risk Analysis, Financial Management, Engineering Economics, Supply Chain and Operations Management, Quality Management and Six Sigma Techniques, and from business professional topics like Engineering Leadership, Engineering Law, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Strategic Management of Technology.
Coupled with our very affordable tuition and overall quality, our MEM program is ranked as one of the nation’s best MEM programs. This is evident in the high percentage of our students who receive tuition reimbursement benefits from their employers who recognize the worth, value, and positive learning outcomes of our graduates.
Our program values are deeply rooted in our Midwestern culture and tradition, and our number one priority is our students and their success. At Nebraska, every person and every interaction matter. You will receive personal attention in every experience and interaction with our faculty and staff, starting with the application phase, to admission, onboarding, advising, and all the way to graduation.