Credits required
45 or 18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 45 or 18 quarter credits are equal to 30 or 12 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$617 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering – Online

Be more than an engineer. Be a leader.

To establish yourself as a leader in a competitive, global industry, you need engineering-focused management skills that provide the credibility it takes to lead teams and influence executive decision-makers.

Oregon State University’s College of Engineering — nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for its ability to deliver transformative learning experiences online — offers two graduate-level programs that will help you do just that as you advance your career.

Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering with an option in Engineering Management

Designed for professionals with a STEM background, OSU’s Master of Engineering degree in engineering management combines the business, financial and management knowledge you'll need to be an effective leader along with marketable, engineering-specific expertise you won't find with a generalized MBA.

Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management

The 18-credit online graduate certificate is ideal for anyone with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field and those who are already working as professional engineers. It provides key technical and soft skills along with engineering-focused business and operational expertise. You can begin your successful transition into management without having to complete an entire master’s degree.

Amanda Kniepkamp

Working at NASA is competitive. Amanda Kniepkamp completed Oregon State’s engineering management program online, where she gained the knowledge and confidence to advance into a team lead position. See full story »

Two rigorous programs delivered with expertise online

Oregon State Ecampus, a top-ranked provider of distance education, delivers both the master’s program and graduate certificate online. We provide access to Oregon State's high-quality graduate programs to working professionals. You can earn an advanced degree without leaving your job or uprooting your personal life.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State University

  • All classes are developed by Oregon State's renowned faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • OSU is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU's online students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.
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