The 32-credit, Online M.S. in Engineering Management degree is comprised of the MSEM core curriculum, milestone projects, and electives. Each component of the 100% online program occurs in a state-of-the-art virtual learning portal, so you can study at your pace - when and where fits best with your work schedule and lifestyle!
"We offer you maximum flexibility so that you can study on your schedule at your time."
- Sam Liggero, Academic Director of the Online MSEM Program & Professor of the Practice
MSEM Core Part 1 (8 Credits)
A series of 7-week short courses in which you learn how to lead yourself & others, while using technology to develop new products or services to meet customer and business needs.
Essentials of Technology Strategy (2 Credits)
Accounting and Financial Intelligence (2 Credits)
Leading Teams and Developing Emotional Intelligence (2 Credits)
Customer Discovery and Retention (2 Credits)
Milestone Project #1: Integrated Team Project (2 Credits)
After completing MSEM Core Part 1, you will apply your learning by working in a small, virtual team to develop the business plan for a new product or service, supported by a faculty advisor. During this project, you will participate in weekly seminars to learn best practices in product development.
Seminar topics include:
Communications & Presentation Skills
MSEM Core Part 2 (8 Credits)
A series of 7-week short courses in which you learn how to leverage data, people, and design systems to grow companies or projects.
After completing MSEM Core Part 2, you will apply your learning in a project for your current employer or a client organization, supported by a faculty advisor.
Electives (12+ Credits)
Electives can be completed at any time during your Online MSEM experience. You may choose any course across Tufts University (100 or 200 level) , or choose from topical courses offered by Tufts Gordon Institute. During the summer of 2020, Gordon Institute electives will include those listed below, with additional electives being rolled out each semester.
Contracts and Negotiation (2 Credits)
Product Management (2 Credits)
Roadmap to Graduation
The Online MSEM program was designed to be completed in 2 years, but you can take up to 5 years to earn your degree if your work-life balance would benefit from a different pace.
Sample Two-Year Roadmap
Essentials of Technology Strategy (2 credits)
Accounting & Financial Intelligence (2 credits)
Leading Teams & Developing Emotional Intelligence (2 credits)