Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Online

In two years, you can earn a Duke master's degree that expands your technical depth and increases your business knowledge

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

How to Apply

Duke MEM Online students take the same classes and earn the same degree as students in our campus program.

Degree RequirementS

Courses

Elective Tracks

Students may choose their electives by picking an Elective Track. The tracks allow students to demonstrate a command of knowledge in a specialty:

  • Customer Experience and Product Design
  • Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Product Management
  • Technology Development and Commercialization

Residencies

MEM Online students also complete three weeklong residences at Duke—and have the option of attending classes 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.

See dates for future residencies »


Example Curricula

Sample two-year curricula for the program are shown below

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

See scenarios that allow a student to take more than two years to complete the program »

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

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