Master of Science in Engineering Management


UMass Lowell has a national reputation as a respected provider of high-quality engineering education programs at all levels through the doctorate. In response to popular demand, UMass Lowell's Francis College of Engineering is now offering its traditional Master of Science in Engineering Management in an online format for qualified students.

Technical professionals and engineers can enhance their management and leadership skills through in-depth study of business principles and practices. Students who hold non-engineering or business undergraduate degrees can deepen their technical expertise through a specially selected list of engineering courses.

Three concentration areas are available in this 12-course graduate online program:

  • Design and Manufacturing: Features courses in mechanical engineering, plastics manufacturing, industrial design, and quality control
  • Operations and Supply Management: Features courses in occupational safety, work environment, supply chain management, and lean manufacturing
  • Engineering Services/Infrastructure Management: Features courses in civil engineering

Courses are offered throughout the year, during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

Program Highlights:

  • UMass Lowell has a strong national reputation for high-quality engineering degree programs.
  • UMass Lowell was a pioneer in online education and has been offering online programs worldwide for over 20 years.
  • Three concentration areas allow professionals from a variety of industries to customize their program of study around their professional interests.

Learn more about this program:

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New students register for courses using UMass Lowell’s New Student Non-Degree Course Registration Form. Existing students register for their courses online by logging in to the secure Student Information System (SIS).

Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $575
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Non-payment $50
Total for Course** $1,755 ($575 x 3 credits = $1,725 + $30 registration fee per semester)
Graduate Degree Application Fee $50

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For additional registration information, visit UMass Lowell's Division of Online and Continuing Education website or call 800-480-3190.


The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Did you know?

The University of Massachusetts has earned many awards for its distance learning programs, faculty, and technology including:

  • 21st Century Best Practices Award, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Excellence in Faculty Development, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Programming, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Teaching, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Distance Teaching Education, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Blackboard's National Catalyst Awards for Exemplary Online Courses

Admission Requirements

  • A BS degree in any engineering or science discipline, Industrial Management, or Operations Research with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students with industrial or management experience and a bachelor's degree in another area can be admitted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Graduate admissions application and application fee
  • GRE score, minimum to be determined by the MSEM admission committee. GRE waiver available.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • For international students: TOEFL of 79 or greater or IELTS of 6.5 or greater

Please refer to UMass Lowell's Office of Graduate Admissions website at for detailed information about each of these requirements.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please check with UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility.

For more information or if you have additional questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or

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