WPI's distinctive undergraduate education combines rigorous theory with hands-on application. Across your four years you'll be expected to apply your knowledge in innovative ways to solve significant, real-world problems. As a management engineering major, your senior capstone project typically will be designed for a functioning business that sponsors your project on topics ranging from a situational and cost analysis for an aggregate and asphalt plant to an analysis of change management in academia.
Paving the way toward a more innovative future.
At the intersection of business and technology, the WPI Management Engineering (MGE) degree provides students with in an in-depth understanding of business and management principles while they develop technical skills in their chosen engineering or science discipline. Graduates go on to apply knowledge of management and engineering in areas such as product development, project management, fintech, and technical sales.
Curriculum for Degree in Management Engineering
Tailor your degree in management engineering to your interests and career goals through a flexible curriculum path. You'll complete introductory math, calculus, statistics, sciences, and computer sciences courses to create a strong foundation for your selected business and technical courses. Each management engineering major has the opportunity to attribute six courses to their technical specialization.
Management engineering students may also complete various concentrations including biomedical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical and computer engineering, manufacturing engineering, mechanical and materials engineering, and operations management. They may also work with advisors to develop a concentration based upon their specific interests.
Whether it’s real-world work experience through a co-op or internship, earning a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in four or five years through the BS/MS program, or integrating your coursework with your extracurricular interests through Major and a Mission, there are many ways you can make the most out of your time at WPI.
Explore Career Outlook for Management Engineering
Are you considering a degree in management engineering and want to know more about post-graduation life? Check out our career outlook page for management engineering—it's got information on average starting salary, sample companies who have hired WPI graduates, job titles, and more.
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