I come from mechanical domain. Should I take engineering management for my master's program?
Asked by Rajat Deo about 1 year ago
If your interest lies in technology and technical areas along with a passion to develop strong business and decision- making skills to solve complex problems, MEM is the program to go for.
Master's in Engineering Management is widely offered in the USA and some universities in Canada and Australia among other countries. MEM programs are offered full-time and also through distance learning mode. The admission requirements may vary from university to university and the mode of learning but here are some basic requirements for admission:
An accredited bachelor’s degree program in an engineering or science discipline or its equivalent with a good CGPA.
GMAT or GRE scores required by most universities. GRE or GMAT scores may be waived off for candidates with exceptional work experience.
Two or three letters of recommendation demonstrating the candidate’s academic, work, and leadership skills.
A statement of purpose or personal statement.
TOEFL or IELTS scores for international students whose native language is not English.
Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended.
Masters in Engineering Management programs are designed for students with limited or no work experience. It is recommended for students having not more than 5 years of work experience. Keep in mind that the work experience requirement varies from university to university.
Pre-requisite programs. Many universities require students to either complete a pre-requisite program or have enough prerequisite knowledge in advanced technical skills, preferably calculus and statistics.
Some popular Universities for MEM -
1. Cornell University
2. Dartmouth University
3. Duke University
4. McGill University
5. Northwestern University
Let me know if you have any other questions.
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