PhD in Engineering Management

Western New England University

Program Description

PhD in Engineering Management

Western New England University

The industry leaders of tomorrow must earn their credentials today. Enroll in Western New England University’s PhD in Engineering Management and prepare to take your place at the top of your organization.

In this full- or part-time program, you will learn the technical depth and gain the breadth of knowledge to become a successful researcher, practitioner, or educator in the management of engineering and technology. You will develop the skills needed to conduct rigorous research in areas related to the improvement, design, and management of projects and programs within complex human/technological systems, including engineering, healthcare, service, and logistical/transportation systems.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after January 15. Entry points: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates for the PhD in Engineering Management should possess a master’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering or closely related discipline. A cumulative GPA of at least a 3.5 (4.0 scale) will be required for admission. A GRE score from the last five years, with a combined verbal and quantitative score of at least an 1100 will be required for consideration. GRE revised test conversion chart. Candidates below established GPA and GRE requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Candidates whose primary language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Additional admission requirements include the following:

1) Evidence of completion of a probability and statistics course with a grade of at least a “C”

2) Competence in at least one structured programming language (C++, FORTRAN, Visual BASIC, etc.)

Degree Requirements

The PhD degree program is designed for both full- and part-time students. Full-time students can complete the program in three to five years and part-time students will be able to complete the program in four to six years. Students who do not successfully complete the PhD program but have met the requirements for the Master of Science in Engineering Management degree will be awarded that degree upon exit from the program.

Candidates with a master’s degree will complete 30 credits at the 600 and 700 level and a 27-credit dissertation for 57 total credits.

Candidates with a bachelor’s degree will complete 60 credits at the 600 and 700 level and a 27-credit dissertation for 87 total credits.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 25, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
3 - 6 years
Part time
Full time
Start date Feb. 2017
USA Springfield, Massachusetts
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Duration 3 - 6 years
Price - Will vary.