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  • Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management

    Overview

    Drexel's accredited online Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management is a valuable professional credential for engineers and scientists who want in-depth exposure to skills and knowledge needed for management roles without having to commit to the entire program.

    This program continues Drexel's tradition of leadership and excellence in educating engineers for successful careers. Its curriculum is taken from the MS in Engineering Management program, established in 1960 at the request of several Delaware Valley corporations. Graduates of the program have advanced within their present organizations, while others have accepted responsibilities with new employers or gone on to found their own businesses.

    Program Features

    • A solid introduction to Engineering Management through courses in management, finance and economics
    • Taught by Drexel's distinguished College of Engineering faculty who are also successful professionals in the field
    • A highly interactive, online learning method designed to challenge and engage students, while remaining convenient for working professionals
    • Courses can be applied towards earning a full MS in Engineering Management
    • Can be completed entirely online in less than a year

    Curriculum

    Requirements 
    EGMT 501Engineering Management3.0
    EGMT 504Engineering Management Communications3.0
    EGMT 531Engineering Economic Evaluation & Analysis3.0
    EGMT 535Financial Management3.0
    Total Credits12.0

    Admissions Criteria

    • A four-year bachelor's degree in engineering or sciences from an ABET accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
    • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience preferred

    Required Documents

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
    • A 750 word essay on either a technical analysis or human resource problem (details of each prompt are included in the essay tab of the online application)
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    How to Submit Supporting Documents

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $1123 per credit.

    This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

    This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military.

     

    Academic Calendar

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2014     

    September 22, 2014

    December 5, 2014

    December 8, 2014

    December 13, 2014

    Winter 2015 

    January 5, 2015

    March 16, 2015

    March 17, 2015

    March 21, 2015

    Spring 2015 

    March 30, 2015

    June 8, 2015

    June 9, 2015

    June 12, 2015

    Summer 2015 

    June 22, 2015

    August 29, 2015

    September 1, 2015

    September 5, 2015

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