Engineering Management

The purpose of the master’s degree in engineering management is to introduce the graduate with two or more years of engineering experience and who is interested in a career in management to the foundations of management knowledge and skills. The program is designed for engineers of all disciplines who are currently, or aspire to be, team or project leaders, section leaders or managers. These engineers recognize that management is a distinct profession and that when the necessary skills are mastered it can lead to significant improvements in the performance of an organization.

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Options with this program

This program is only offered in English.

Course examples
  • Industrial Organization 
  • Issues in Management and Operation of Communication Networks 
  •  Project Information Management

Check out the full courses list (in-person)

Check out the courses list for the online programs

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Manufacturing Systems Analysis
  • Product Development and Management 

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Key research themes are:

  • Production and operations management
  • Robotics and manufacturing management
  • Reliability and maintainability engineering
  • Human resource management, industrial and technology marketing
  • Technical project management and control
  • Research and development and innovation management
  • Operation research
  • Forecasting

CO-OP is not available with this program

Scholarships and bursaries

If you are looking for ways to finance your studies, the Faculty of Engineering and the University of Ottawa offer a lot of scholarships that could help you fund your studies. The University also offers financial support to help students reach their full potential.

To find what fits your needs best, please visit the Award and financial support website.

Things to know

Admission requirements

Are you interested in this program? Check out the below sections to get ready and ensure that you meet all the requirements before applying.

Am I eligible?

For the in-person program, you must:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a specialization or major in engineering or in science (or equivalent) with a minimum admission average of 70% (B).

Note: International candidates must check the admission equivalencies for the diploma they received in their country of origin.

Learn more about the requirements for the online Master's and the online Graduate Studies Diploma.

Language requirements

Applicants must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (English) in the program to which they are applying. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required.

Applicants whose first language is neither French nor English must provide proof of proficiency in the language of instruction.

Note: Candidates are responsible for any fees associated with the language tests.

Opportunities with this degree

If you have specific questions about this field or can't find the information you are looking for in below sections, we invite you to get in touch with the Graduate Studies Office or the Career Development Centre.

Career Opportunities
  • entertainment
  • government
  • business
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Please visit the Professional Development Institute website if you are interested in developing various skills that could help you in taking your career to new heights.

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