Engineering Management

Tufts Gordon Institute, part of Tufts School of Engineering, prepares you to be a leader. We have reengineered the MBA to create two graduate-level learning opportunities specifically for emerging tech leaders: the M.S. in Engineering Management (MSEM) and the Professional Education courses.
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Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

The M.S. in Engineering Management (MSEM) prepares technology professionals to become industry leaders. The 21-month, part-time graduate degree program focuses on business strategy, marketing, leadership and quantitative knowledge. 

Here's how the program works.

  • Earn your master’s degree in 21 months (four semesters) of evening/weekend classes.
  • Study with faculty mentors chosen for their deep industry experience.
  • Tap the dual networks and legacies of Tufts Gordon Institute and the larger Tufts University community.
  • Maintain your work-life balance with a schedule tailored for working professionals (classes held in the evening or weekend.)
  • Build on your technical expertise while gaining core business skills to be a leader in your company and industry

(Note: International students can complete the program on a full-time basis.

Professional Education

The individual, graduate-level courses offered under the Professional Education umbrella are designed to give you essential knowledge when you need it. Courses are open to working professionals and Tufts University graduate students. 

  • Open to working professionals and Tufts University graduate students
  • Classes conveniently take place from 6-9 in the evenings
  • Individuals can transfer up to two credits towards the M.S. in Engineering Management program

Visit the Tufts Gordon Institute website to learn more.

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Our admissions team seeks to enroll applicants with a diverse range of educational backgrounds and professional expertise. In fact, we believe that your experience as a technical professional tells us more about your capabilities than a standardized test, so we do not require the GRE or GMAT.

M.S. in Engineering Management application requirements:
  • Scanned copies of academic transcripts
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay 1- Personal Statement
  • Essay 2 – Optional
  • Resume
  • TOEFL or ILETS scores for International Students
  • GRE/GMAT scores optional; not required

Application deadlines (M.S. in Engineering Management):

Fall (Round 1): January 15
Fall (Round 2): March 15
Fall (Round 3): May 1
Fall (Round 4): June 10
Rolling admissions after June 10

Application deadlines (Professional Education courses)

Fall enrollment: September 1
Spring enrollment: January 1

Following the deadlines, applications for each course are reviewed on a space-available basis until the course start date.

All that is needed to apply to our Professional Education courses is a resume and scanned copies of academic transcripts.
For questions about this program, please contact Nancy Buczko, Associate Director, at the Tufts Gordon Institute.
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