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MS in Engineering Management

Accepted Student Resources

Welcome to the MS in Engineering Management Program! 

We look forward to having you join the Tufts graduate student community! Whether you're considering your enrollment in the MSEM program or looking for resources to start your journey, please check out the information and action items below. We hope this helps get you started, excited, and prepared for your Tufts graduate experience.

First, please review the School of Engineering Admitted Student Information, including the New Student Checklist and take the necessary steps to set up your email, complete your enrollment process, pay your bill, and more. See the "Getting Started" page for more details on how to set up your email and username, as well as how to access SIS and Canvas.

Your final, official university transcripts or mark statements must be provided to the Office of Graduate Admissions. If your degree is not posted on your transcript, you must also submit a certified copy of your degree certificate or diploma. These materials must be sent directly from the institution to Tufts; students cannot submit their transcripts on their own behalf. Admitted applicants who do not provide final transcripts will not be allowed to enroll. Please note: Tufts University recommends submitting your transcripts at least four weeks before the start of the semester.

Physical transcripts should be sent to:  

Office of Graduate Admissions
Tufts University
2 The Green, Bendetson Hall 
Medford, MA 02155

Electronic transcripts should be sent to: gradadmissions@tufts.edu

Orientation

Approximately one month before the start of classes, you will be invited to an Orientation course in Canvas. This course will provide you with information on planning the completion of your degree, how to meet with faculty, how to utilize Tufts resources, and how to access course materials. 

Course Selection & Registration

For students interested in completing the MSEM program in two years, we recommend that you register for all 4 courses included in MSEM Core Part 1 during your first semester as outlined below, however, this is not a requirement. If your schedule does not allow it, you can opt to register for as little as 1 course (2 credits). 

Session A (first 7 weeks)

  • EM 201 - Essentials of Technology Strategy (2 credits)
  • EM 202 - Leadership: Personal and Team Development (2 credits)

Session B (second 7 weeks)

  • EM 203 - Building Financial Intelligence (2 credits)
  • EM 204 - Customer Discovery and Solution Design (2 credits)

You will be introduced to your academic advisor at the start of the semester, however, our team is happy to connect you with them earlier if you have questions about your first semester's course selection. Otherwise, your academic advisor will help you navigate the degree program, select electives, and more.

Please be sure to refer to the academic calendar for important information about dates, such as registration deadlines.

Billing & Tuition Payment

The MSEM program is billed by credit. You will be initially billed for 8 credits, which is the recommended number of credits per semester, however, your bill will adjust to reflect the number of credits you are enrolled in once you complete your course registration. It is recommended that you complete your course registration as soon as possible. Click here to view tuition information.

You will be emailed when the bill is ready. You can find a copy of your bill on sis.tufts.edu which can be used for corporate reimbursement purposes.

MSEM students have the option to pay their bill using bank transfer, wire, a monthly installment plan, loans, or credit card.  View more information on the payment plan or how to submit a non-credit card payment. Credit card payments can be made in the eBill system.

Corporate Reimbursement

Many students are eligible to have their tuition covered by their company tuition reimbursement programs. We encourage students to reach out to their Human Resources department and manager to understand if there is an available benefit, what the requirements are, and the deadlines for submitting paperwork. If you require additional information to file paperwork from Tufts, please reach out to tgistudent@tufts.edu for assistance.

Handbook

Students are subject to all Tufts University, School of Engineering, and Tufts Gordon Institute policies. You should familiarize yourself with the SOE Graduate Student Handbook and the MSEM Program Handbook (provided in your Canvas Orientation page).

Questions?

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at any time at tgistudent@tufts.edu.