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Engineering Management

This bachelor of science degree blends the problem-solving expertise of an engineering major with the business acumen of a management program.

What if you could have the perfect blend of business management savvy and technological expertise? The Engineering Management major at York College combines these desirable skills into one degree.

You’ll begin with a foundation of engineering courses, so you’ll get the hands-on experience needed to excel in the workplace. You’ll have access to our state-of-the-art facilities and labs in the Kinsley Engineering Center, as well as faculty who are experts in their field. Then, you’ll add in advanced business courses. 

The result? A graduate who is prepared to analyze and manage processes throughout the supply chain — and an expert who creates better value for companies and their customers. 

Design. Improve. Solve. It’s all part of the skill set you’ll grow in the unique field of Engineering Management. 

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Majoring in Engineering Management

  • Key Courses

    Engineering Management Courses

    Our undergraduate engineering management degree program lets you customize your course load. Choose from one of three sequences: Electrical, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering.

    Your Engineering Management course schedule may include: 

    • PHY 160: Engineering Physics: Mechanics
    • MGT 150: Principles of Management
    • SCM 325: Six Sigma Process Management
    • QBA 330: Supply Chain Analytics
    • SCM 320: Lean Systems
    • CVE 380: Construction Engineering
    • MGT 410: Project Management

    4+1 Graduate Degree Opportunities

    As a major in Engineering Management, you may also choose to pursue a 4+1 program during your time at York College. This option allows you to complete both a B.S. in Engineering Management and an M.A. in Strategic Leadership and Management in as few as five years.

  • Career Opportunities & Benefits

    Career Path for Engineering Management

    Wondering what you can do with a bachelor’s in Engineering Management? That depends on your career goals. You could lead the research and development of new products, solve technical problems, propose budgets, supervise staff, and much more. As an engineering manager, you’ll have opportunities to work in a wide variety of fields, including construction, architecture, or software development, just to name a few.

    Engineering Management degree job possibilities can include: 

    • Engineering research manager
    • Mechanical engineering director
    • Lead analyst
    • Senior project engineer
    • Engineering project manager
    • Manufacturing manager
    • Construction management engineer
    • Industrial engineer

    Engineering Manager Salary

    How much does an engineering manager make? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual wage for engineering managers was $149,530 in May 2020. Many engineering managers also receive expense accounts, bonuses, and other job benefits.

    Benefits of an Engineering Management Degree

    Why study Engineering Management? You’ll get the best of business and technology. You’ll build your strengths as both an engineer and a business leader. You’ll also join an innovative field that boasts new opportunities every day. 

    According to the BLS, demand for management is expected to grow by five percent over the next 10 years. Demand is particularly high within public infrastructure and renewable energy construction. 

    Whether you choose industrial engineering or business administration, your York College degree will give you the tools and support to excel on your career path. You can even go on to earn your master’s degree in Strategic Leadership or Business Administration.

  • Internships & Work Experience

    Internships & Work Experience

    Earn academic credit for work experience with an engineering internship that helps you build your resume — even before graduation day. Engineering Management majors are encouraged and supported in finding internship or paid co-op placements with local and regional partner organizations.

  • Mentorship & Community

    Mentorship & Community

    Relationship-building is a hallmark of our programs in the Graham School of Business at York College. In addition to working closely with faculty members who care about helping you to achieve your goals, you’ll learn how to form good networking relationships with professionals in your industry.

    Kinsley Engineering Center

    York College is home to state-of-the-art facilities in the Kinsley Engineering Center, dedicated specifically to our student engineers. As an Engineering Management major you’ll have 24/7 access to the Center, including computer lab access, study nooks, lockers, a canteen area, and a variety of lab spaces.

  • High-Demand Skills

    Engineering Management Skills and Competencies

    Engineering Management majors begin their studies in an engineering discipline. Here, they develop analytical, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skills. Students then take advanced business courses to integrate their knowledge using business management principles within an engineering context.

    Minors for Engineering Management Majors

    Pair your bachelor of science in Engineering Management with one of many minors available at York College:

  • Accreditation & Professional Recognition

    ACBSP-Accredited Engineering Management Program

    ACBSP Accredited School The Engineering Management, B.S., program is accredited by ACBSP.

    This accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want.

Program Requirements

Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation
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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

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Willman Business Center, Room 212
Phone: 717.815.1585
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