Engineering Management Online

Tufts Gordon Institute, part of Tufts School of Engineering, prepares you to be a leader. We have reengineered the MBA to create graduate-level learning opportunities specifically for emerging tech leaders. If you are a working professional interested in a 100% online program, the M.S. in Engineering Management (MSEM) could be right for you.

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Online Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

The online M.S. in Engineering Management (MSEM) prepares technology professionals to become industry leaders. This graduate degree program provides the business strategy, marketing, product development, and leadership competencies, as well as data science skills, needed to move into leadership roles. The results? More than half of our students receive promotions while enrolled in the program.

Program Highlights:

- Designed for professionals with 2+ years of work experience who want to develop the business and leadership skills needed to be a technology leader on the rise

- Earn your MSEM degree 100% online through a contemporary digital learning platform that provides you with the flexibility to learn at the pace that works best for your schedule and budget

- Integrate your knowledge into milestone projects that demonstrate your ability to apply what you've learned

- Learn from faculty with deep industry experience and from classmates who have shared experiences and goals

- Access the resources and global network of a top ranked university to enrich your education and tap into career opportunities

Not ready to begin a Master of Science program?

We also offer individual, graduate-level courses that are designed to give you essential knowledge when you need it. Courses are open to both working professionals and Tufts University graduate students.

Evening classes conveniently take place from 6pm – 9pm to accommodate full-time employment

Individuals can transfer up to two courses towards the M.S. in Engineering Management program

Tufts Gordon Institute is a proud member of the Master of Engineering Management Programs Consortium (MEMPC), a small group of highly recognized university graduate-level programs in engineering management and related degrees.

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Application Deadlines

Spring 2020: December 1, 2019
Fall 2020: January 15, 2020 (Round 1), March 15 (Round 2), May 1 (Round 3), and June 10 (Round 4), rolling admission following June 10

Application Requirements:

> Application Fee
> Resume/CV
> Personal Statement 

- Please submit an essay of 600-800 words that addresses the following questions:  Why do you want to attend Tufts Gordon Institute MSEM program and how does it fit into your future career aspirations and personal goals? Why have you selected this degree program? Please note: Tufts Gordon Institute’s personal statement length requirements differ from those noted on the online Tufts Graduate School application.

> Official GRE/GMAT scores optional; not required
Official TOEFL or IELTS, if applicable

- A minimum score of 100 on the Internet-based TOEFL, with subscores of 25 on each of the four components (reading, writing, listening, speaking) is generally considered evidence of sufficient English language ability for graduate study at Tufts Gordon Institute. Equivalent scores of 7 on the IELTS (with subscores of 7) are also considered indication of sufficient ability. We suggest that you take the required standardized test at least one month prior to the admissions deadline, however, we can be flexible on a case-by-case basis.

> Two letters of Recommendation
> Optional Essay (200-250 words) 

- This essay is truly optional and not a requirement. Only complete this essay if you feel it adds value to your application and provides the admissions committee with a more complete picture of who you are. If possible, include examples within the last three years. Please note: You will receive a prompt that provides you with the opportunity to upload an optional essay only after you submit the main online application. If you have questions about how to submit an optional essay, please email us at

- Choose from one of the three questions. 

- Tell us about a time when you had to convince an individual or group of your idea. 
- Tell us about your most meaningful leadership experience. 
- Tell us about a time when you identified an opportunity for improvement within your department/company/organization and you were able to successfully implement this change


Mary Viola
Director, Engineering Management Program; Professor of the Practice, Engineering Leader, Innovation
Engineering Leadership, Innovation
Alicia Amaral
Alicia Amaral
Financial and Managerial Accounting; Entrepreneurial Finance
Frank Apeseche
Professor of the Practice
Finance, Venture Capital, Organizational Leadership, Operations
Gerry Brown
Gerald Brown
Process Improvement, Supply Chain Management
Gavin Finn
Professor of the Practice
Engineering Management, New Product Development, Entrepreneurial Marketing
Partha Ghosh
Professor of the Practice
Multinational Strategies, Globalization, Economics
Sam Liggero
Samuel Liggero
Professor of the Practice
New Product Development, Technology Strategy and Innovation
Jim Nash
Jim Nash
Software Engineering; Statistics; Project Management
Kishore Pochampally
Kishore Pochampally
Quantifying Process Capability; Systems Engineering, Reliability and Failure; Design of Experiments and Process Control; Project Management and Software Methodologies; Lean Six Sigma
For questions about this program, please contact Nancy Buczko, Associate Director, at the Tufts Gordon Institute.
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