Duke Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Online

The #2 online engineering management graduate program—Ideal for working professionals

The Duke Master of Engineering Management Online offers maximum flexibility to suit your interests:

  • Four core engineering management courses—developed in partnership with Duke's Law School and Fuqua School of Business (12 credits)
  • Four technical elective courses—which provide additional expertise in areas of your interest (12 credits)
  • Three Residencies—Orientation, Mid-Program, and Capstone (0 credits)
  • Project experience, written summary, oral presentation (6 credits)

Typically, the degree takes two years to complete. With approval, students may extend the program beyond two years.

How to Apply

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Duke MEM Online students learn with the same faculty, take the same classes, and earn the same Duke degree as students in our on-campus MEM program.

Degree Details

Courses

Elective Tracks

Students specialize their degrees by selecting an Elective Track. Each tracks gives a student a command of knowledge in a given specialty:

Residencies

MEM Online students also complete three weeklong residences at Duke—and have the option of attending classes in-person at Duke at any time.

The opportunities to interact with Duke Engineering Management students in our campus program include physical class attendance, project collaboration, and class assignment partnering through teleconferencing, student forums and other media alternatives.

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Example Schedules

Fall Start

  Fall
Year 1
Spring
Year 1
Summer
Year 1
Fall
Year 2
Spring
Year 2
Residencies Orientation Residency at Duke (one week)   Mid-Program Residency at Duke (one week)   Capstone Residency at Duke (one week; includes EGRMGMT 550/551)
Core Management Courses EGRMGMT 510: Marketing EGRMGMT 520: IP Law   EGRMGMT 530: Finance EGRMGMT 540: Management
Focus Area Electives EGRMGMT 562: Operations Management       EGRMGMT 563: Supply Chain Management
Technical Electives   EGRMGMT 590: Innovation Management   EGRMGMT 560: Project Management  

Spring Start

Note: Requires attendance at two weeklong Residencies in Year 2

  Spring
Year 1
Fall
Year 1
Spring
Year 2
Summer
Year 2
Fall
Year 2
Residencies *Virtual onboarding session in January Orientation Residency at Duke (one week) Capstone Residency at Duke (one week; includes EGRMGMT 550/551) Mid-Program Residency at Duke (one week)  
Core Management Courses EGRMGMT 520: IP Law EGRMGMT 510: Marketing EGRMGMT 540: Management   

EGRMGMT 530: Finance

Focus Area Electives   EGRMGMT 562: Operations Management EGRMGMT 563: Supply Chain Management    
Technical Electives EGRMGMT 590: Innovation Management       EGRMGMT 560: Project Management

Other Options

Students may take courses in any order, and may extend the program beyond two years, on a case-by-case basis.

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The Duke Master of Engineering Management Online program (Duke MEM Online) was previously known as the Distributed Master of Engineering Management program (d-MEMP).