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Engineering management master’s degree propels NASA pro to new heights

“NASA is constantly trying to get the best and the brightest, which is why I got my master’s to remain competitive with my peers,” says M.Eng. alumna Amanda Kniepkamp.

After a radiation or nuclear incident, she’s on call to assess the risks

Professor Kathryn Higley, who teaches online and on-campus courses at Oregon State, is one of the go-to experts on the impacts of radiation, serving as a consultant for affected areas and offering guidance to governmental agencies in the aftermath of potentially hazardous events.

Online engineering graduate programs at Oregon State are ranked No. 9 in the nation

Online engineering graduate programs earn Oregon State top 10 national ranking

Powered by the expertise of its engineering faculty and the excellence of their students, Oregon State University has been ranked No. 9 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. It’s the third straight year OSU has appeared on the list.

The Valley Library on Oregon State University's Corvallis Campus is home to OSU Ecampus, which delivers online bachelor's programs to learners worldwide.

Oregon State online bachelor’s programs ranked 3rd in the nation by U.S. News

Oregon State University’s place among the nation’s best providers of online education has inched closer to the pinnacle amid the release of new rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The 2019 report features Oregon State Ecampus at No. 3 among nearly 400 institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. It’s the fifth consecutive year OSU has made the nation’s top 10 and is the university’s highest placement yet.

Heather Bell, radiation health physics student, sits outdoors on the OSU Corvallis campus.

Radiation health physics student represents U.S. nuclear policy overseas

It’s difficult to give people all the right answers. But she’s willing to try. Heather Bell’s decision to return to school doesn’t only serve her own best interests by providing a new scientific skill set to advance her career – her expanding expertise will also answer important questions about global nuclear policy and protection.

Ecampus engineering management student Ingrid Scheel stands on a balcony with a glass barrier. There is a hanging multi-colored glass sculpture near her.

From the file room to the boardroom

Twelve years ago, Ingrid Scheel burned out in an engineering program and worked part time filing papers at a small fiber optic technology firm. You wouldn’t have predicted her future success. But now Ingrid holds two college degrees. Those papers she used to file? Now she signs them as the company’s vice president. And to keep the firm on the leading edge of producing hair-thin micro sensors, she’s pursuing an engineering management master’s degree 100% online with Oregon State University Ecampus.

Ecampus student Michelle Cramer leans against a wooden deck with a forested area in the background.

Learning while you earn

A manufacturing engineer for Boeing by day, Michelle Cramer doubles as an engineering management master’s student online with Oregon State University Ecampus, all to gain a better understanding of Boeing’s managerial workings.

Four students stand with The Shard and other London buildings and skyscrapers in the background.

Honors students bring their classroom to London during OSU Summer Session

The goal of the trip was to offer students a unique honors experience during which they connect with faculty, build community with other students and learn about topics, such as Newton or early modern English literature, that have strong and specific ties to the city of London and its resources.