If you want to strengthen your engineering background while gaining solid, forward-looking management skills, our program is for you. We offer the management training of an MBA with an added technical focus.


We offer the management focus of an MBA with an added technical focus. We provide technology and business leaders a fast track to the integration of management skills and critical technical knowledge.

Where? The program is being offered on the Rose-Hulman campus, and seminars are held both on campus and in Indianapolis.

When? Most classes are offered during the day and some, but not all, are offered online. The faculty and staff will make every effort to accommodate those who wish to participate.

Who can enroll? Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a technical field, a Rose-Hulman graduate school application, letters of recommendation, and a transcript from your undergraduate institution.

The objective of both programs, the Master of Engineering Management and Master of Science in Engineering Management, is to prepare graduates for early career advancement in the field of engineering by building upon their undergraduate training with advanced coursework and concentrated study of problems and topics relevant to the field.


Master of Engineering Management

Course-based professional degree for students seeking in-depth understanding of engineering management.

Master of Science in Engineering Management

A project-based curriculum for those with keen research abilities. Students will be able to engage in action research related to the engineering management discipline.

Entrepreneurship Minor

This 20-credit undergraduate minor introduces engineering students to the process and challenges of translating an innovative idea into a viable product or service.

“Saying this program opened doors to opportunity does not begin to express the benefits of the MSEM program. Rose has transformed me into a professional who is valued and appreciated.”

- Daryl Rumbley (2010)

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division


Engineer developing a part for an unmanned aerial vehicle.

Account Executive

Account Executive/Sales Managers direct organizational sales teams, set goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for sales representatives.
Biomedical engineer studying object through a microscope.

Consulting Engineer

Consulting engineers play a key role in the global economy, providing critical technical and management services in a broad range of fields as one of the largest professional service providers.
Engineer designing a device on a laptop computer.

Manufacturing Operations Manager

These highly skilled professionals have extensive organizational responsibilities including quality control, customer service, inventory control, materials planning, cost, and dealing with vendors.
Dr. Craig Downing lecturing to a class.

Craig Downing

Dr. Craig Downing, is the Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Dean of Lifelong Learning, and Head of the Department of Engineering Management and Professor, has extensive experience teaching manufacturing, management, and mathematics at the post-secondary level. He has 10 years of industrial experience, four years as a process engineer, and six years as a private consultant for organizations such as Lockheed Martin/NASA, Parker Hannifin, and Crain Enterprises.
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Contact Us

Department of Engineering Management
Moench Hall DL 110
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47803
Launch Root Quad
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