The Engineering Management Master’s program is designed for driven individuals looking to move into business management roles within an engineering or technology environment. The ideal candidate will have a background in engineering, engineering management, or a closely related field.
If you are interested in understanding how to lead teams, use data to make important decisions for large-scale projects, manage complex engineering and information systems, or start your own technology company, this M.S. in Engineering Management may be the right program for you. Focusing on real-world experience, the Department of Engineering Management and Technology hires industry leaders to share their expertise with students. By bringing this knowledge into the classroom, students graduate with advanced skills and a stronger network for career opportunities.

Under the College of Engineering and Computer Science, we offer this Master’s degree completely online in order for you to take classes while still pursuing your career. The curriculum is designed for professionals in a variety of engineering disciplines across a variety of workplace environments. After completing this program, our graduates can move into human resources, business administration, operations management, or project management roles.

Our Master’s in Engineering Management curriculum covers a variety of topics to prepare you for real-world experiences, including:
  • Decision Making and Optimization Techniques
  • Legal and Ethical Perspectives in Engineering
  • Quality Management
  • Data Analytics for Engineering Managers


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, or closely related field with a minimum GPA of 2.7 for all undergraduate work taken for a baccalaureate degree. 
  • All GPAs are based on a 4.0 point scale and are cumulative including all undergraduate courses completed; the last two years of undergraduate coursework are equivalent to approximately 60-70 semester hours or 90-100 quarter hours.

Completed application on University Of Tennessee Chattanooga's website

Official Transcripts

Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended (even those from whom transfer credits were earned) to UTC's Graduate School.

To expedite the receipt of official transcripts, UTC recommends the use of an electronic transcript submission service such as:

If mailing official transcripts, they must be mailed directly from the institution to:

  • The Graduate School
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Department 5305
  • 615 McCallie Avenue
  • Chattanooga, TN 37403
Application Fee

Pay a $35 one-time, non-refundable application fee ($40 for international student applications). This fee is paid when completing the online application.

International Students

International student applicants (not U.S. born or naturalized citizens) have additional application requirements detailed in the International Student Application Guide on the UTC International Student Services Office web site.

  • GRE is required for Engineering (Automotive Systems, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical), Engineering Management and Construction Management. It is not required for Computer Science.
  • Duolingo English Test

Note: International student applicants must submit admission materials to the UTC International Student Services Office.

Credit Hours: 33

In-State: $18,200-$20,500
Out-of-State: $19,700-$22,100

Tuition is subject to change.
Financial aid is available for students who qualify.