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Preparing engineering and science graduates for leadership

The Duke Master of Engineering Management is a tech-savvy alternative to the MBA. Comprising a core management curriculum and variety of electives, it is: interdisciplinary and flexible, with a focus on application, global awareness, and the student experience.

Master of Engineering Management | Duke University

Is Engineering Management Right for Me?

What is Engineering Management?

With the challenges facing humanity on a global level, there is a critical need for companies and organizations to employ people who can integrate technological skill with business acumen to solve these difficult problems.

Master of Engineering Management graduates can fill these roles.

Duke Engineering Management: Four graduate-level technical courses of your choosing extend your science and engineering background, management courses add business depth, and a required internship provides real-world work experience.

Engineering Management is right for you if you are:

  • A person with a science or engineering background
  • Interested in gaining business, product management, and entrepreneurial skills
  • Focused on a leadership career

Our Learning Culture

Professionalism and the 5 Principles

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These principles create a core competency and a shared view, which faculty and staff deliver through a common student experience.

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Consortium Member

Duke is a founding member of the Master of Engineering Management Programs Consortium (MEMPC)

Duke is a founding member of the Master of Engineering Management Programs Consortium (MEMPC)—a group of highly recognized, graduate-level university programs in engineering management.

Student Podcast

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Listen to MEMtalks, a podcast series created by Duke Engineering Management student leaders affiliated with the Duke MEM Program Development Committee.

No Time for a Master's Degree? Consider our four-course online certificate »

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1 year

to complete campus program, 2 years to complete MEM Online

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92% of grads

actively pursuing employment found jobs within six months of graduation

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4 electives

choose from hundreds of technical electives to build your own experience

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20+ countries

represented by our students each year