Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Master of Engineering Management


405 Church Street

Evanston, IL 60208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.E.M. - Master of Engineering Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mix of management concepts and technical focus presented in the MEM Program allows working professionals to acquire the management skills necessary to advance in today's technical world. * Unlike a graduate degree in a science or engineering specialty, the MEM degree offers the practical business perspective needed by technical managers. * Unlike a traditional MBA program, the MEM Program emphasizes skills specifically required in technology-based organizations. * Classes are held Monday - Thursday in the evening from 6:30-9:00 PM. * All courses are offered on Northwestern’s Evanston campus and selected courses are offered in the MEM classroom in Schaumburg. * Up to two elective classes can be taken at the Kellogg School of Management. * Courses are offered throughout the year – all 4 quarters – but you do not have to take classes every quarter. * Applications are accepted throughout the year so that students can begin the program during any academic quarter. * The curriculum consists of 12 courses and is usually completed in 2-3 years. * MEM offers a three-course Northwestern Engineering Credentials option for those who do not need or are not ready for a degree program. * Tuition is paid per course to allow students to spread the cost and keep within their company’s tuition reimbursement policy. * The MEM faculty are drawn from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences (which is rated #7 in the country) and from practitioners who bring to the classroom their industry and consulting experience. * The MEM students are experienced engineers and technical professionals from a diverse assortment of local organizations. * MEM students have access to Northwestern University’s career counseling services, libraries, and University e-mail and sports facilities. * MEM alumni have access to Northwestern University Alumni services.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Midsize City

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