Offered on GW's main campus in Washington, D.C. the Master of Science in Engineering Management is designed to prepare the next generation of technical managers seeking a broad education that provides the skills and expertise to keep technical organizations operating efficiently and ahead of their competitors.
Students may choose from four areas of focus to tailor their coursework. Required courses for each area can be found in the GW Bulletin.
Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management: This focus area prepares graduates for careers in emergency management, business continuity, and safety and security, with specific expertise in managing risk for both an organization itself and its mission related to crises, emergencies and disasters; the curriculum emphasizes exposure to top practitioners and experts in the field.
Economics, Finance, and Cost Engineering: This focus area equips students with the skillset to maximize efficiencies from both an engineering lens and a business perspective, through exposure to economic, finance and cost concepts and their applications to products and services.
Engineering and Technology Management: This focus area equips students with the specialized business skills, frameworks, and technical acuity necessary to successfully manage modern technical organizations, creating engineers who are not only technically solid but also business and policy savvy.
Environmental and Energy Management: This focus area, designed specifically for professionals in the rapidly expanding environmental and energy sectors, combines academic study and first-hand practical experience with direct exposure to decision-makers and top players in the environmental and energy management field.