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We are so proud of our students and what they have accomplished. In this Question and Answer series, our students tell of how the training they received through the Engineering Management Graduate Program has been vital to their success. If you’re seeking to know more about our program, then our students have the answers you’re looking for.

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1) What are the Curriculum/Courses like?

  • Jack Delaney

    Senior Project Manager at Garmin

  • Philip Jennings

    Assistant Electrical Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Scott Baddeley

    Civil Engineer

  • Veronica Ford

    Industrial Engineer III at Honeywell FM&T

Our Engineering Management Graduate Program is “everything you need and nothing you don’t.”

We aim to equip you with the technical expertise, collaborative experience, and professional mindsets you need to thrive in your field.

2) How does Tuition compare to other programs?

  • Jack Delaney

    Senior Project Manager at Garmin

  • Lorenzo Rice

    Chemical Process Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Phil Herrman

    Civil Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Philip Jennings

    Assistant Electrical Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Scott Baddeley

    Civil Engineer

Our Engineering Management Graduate Program offers reasonable tuition that is more competitive than other similar programs.

Our financial aid office offers a wide variety of payment plans that are sure to meet you where you’re at.

3) Tell me about the schedule of classes/flexibility?

  • Denise Karimi

    Solution Architect at Ericsson

  • Phil Herrman

    Civil Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Philip Jennings

    Assistant Electrical Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Tom Swanson

    Electrical Engineer at US Army Corps of Engineers

  • Veronica Ford

    Industrial Engineer III at Honeywell FM&T

Our course schedules are designed to work for working professionals. Classes are taken in the evenings to best work around your existing schedule.

By utilizing the latest technologies, you can attend class even while out of town. If you miss a class, don’t worry about it — our professors record each class so you can attend anywhere, anytime.

4) What is the Average Length of time for graduation?

  • Jack Delaney

    Senior Project Manager at Garmin

  • Kavik Bachani

    Software Engineer at Garmin

  • Phil Herrman

    Civil Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Scott Baddeley

    Civil Engineer

  • Veronica Ford

    Industrial Engineer III at Honeywell FM&T

Because our courses are designed to work for working professionals, the length of time for graduation is very flexible, and entirely up to you. A typical student may choose a timeline that takes around three years to complete, but a two-year option is possible as well.

5) What is the Workload like?

  • Digant Bachani

    Project manager at Garmin

  • Jack Delaney

    Senior Project Manager at Garmin

  • Kavik Bachani

    Software Engineer at Garmin

  • Lorenzo Rice

    Chemical Process Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Scott Baddeley

    Civil Engineer

  • Veronica Ford

    Industrial Engineer III at Honeywell FM&T

The workload is ultimately up to our students and how many classes they decide to take. On average, students spend between 3—5 hours a week outside of class doing research, collaborative projects, or writing papers.

6) How will this degree be received by prospective employers/marketplace?

  • Digant Bachani

    Project manager at Garmin

  • Jack Delaney

    Senior Project Manager at Garmin

  • Denise Karimi

    Solution Architect at Ericsson

  • Lorenzo Rice

    Chemical Process Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Phil Herrman

    Civil Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Deebu Abi

    Senior Software Engineer at Garmin

Our program is highly regarded by prospective employers in the Kansas City area and around the Nation. The final project typically benefits the student's company and many of our students receive tuition aid by their employers.

7) What is the promotion rate?

  • Veronica Ford

    Industrial Engineer III at Honeywell FM&T

  • Lorenzo Rice

    Chemical Process Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Josh Coulter

    Electrical Engineer

  • Denise Karimi

    Solution Architect at Ericsson

Many of our students receive promotions without even finishing the program. Many more receive promotions upon graduation or shortly there after.

8) What is unique about this program?

  • Tom Swanson

    Electrical Engineer at US Army Corps of Engineers

  • Lorenzo Rice

    Chemical Process Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

  • Josh Coulter

    Electrical Engineer

  • Jack Delaney

    Senior Project Manager at Garmin

  • Digant Bachani

    Project manager at Garmin

  • Denise Karimi

    Solution Architect at Ericsson

  • Deebu Abi

    Senior Software Engineer at Garmin

The most unique aspect about our program is the focus we apply to the engineering profession. The diversity and collaboration of students is a close second.


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