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11 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 11 quarter credits are equal to 7.33 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 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.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online.
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Engineering Project Management – Online Graduate Microcredential

Start on the road to managing complex projects

To elevate your role in your organization and prepare for an in-demand position in project management, you need to learn essential concepts, systems and techniques that are tailored to engineering professionals. And you can make it happen online in Oregon State University's graduate-level microcredential in engineering project management.


Acquire the foundational knowledge to start on the road to managing your own projects with Oregon State’s engineering project management microcredential online. Watch the video »

In this 11-credit microcredential, you'll learn how to break complex tasks into pieces and then correctly sequence those parts to ensure that a project meets time, budget and performance requirements. You'll also develop the skills to steer projects to completion by balancing the needs and objectives of your organization with the resources at your disposal. 

Add an impressive credential to your résumé

Once you complete the engineering project management microcredential, you’ll earn a digital badge that signifies you have specific abilities that are highly sought-after in engineering-related fields. This microcredential is offered online by Oregon State’s nationally renowned College of Engineering.


The three courses in this microcredential will deliver knowledge that can help you work toward a project management role and more effectively contribute to your engineering team.

Required courses (11 credits)

IE 571 – Project Management in Engineering (3)

Explore critical issues in the management of high-technology projects, including time, cost and performance parameters from the organizational, people and resource perspectives. See course catalog detail »

IE 586 / CCE 552 – Project Risk Management (4)

Gain an introduction to the concept of risk in producing constructed engineering projects through courses that cover project baselining, risk definition and identification, risk assessment and management techniques, and more. See course catalog details: IE 586 » / CCE 552 »

IE 583 – Advanced Engineering Economics Analysis (4)

Examine the economics dimension of engineering management — from costing techniques to financial analysis — by delving into topics such as economic planning, forecasting and budgeting. See course catalog detail »

Take a step toward earning your master's degree

If you are interested in this microcred, you may want to learn more about OSU's online Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering with an option in Engineering Management.  To stack a graduate microcredential(s) into a graduate program, please review policies governing all graduate programs. Specifically, up to 22 graduate credits may be transferred toward a 45-credit master's degree. Up to 9 graduate credits may be transferred toward an 18-credit graduate certificate.

How to apply

When applying to the engineering management microcredential, you should apply as a nondegree (visiting) student and you must already hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Check out the resources available to you while learning online with Oregon State Ecampus.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU’s world-class faculty, who are renowned for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation’s 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.

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