Master'sEngineering Management

Wichita State University's Master of Engineering Management (MEM) degree program helps engineers / technologists develop planning, decision-making and managerial skills while receiving advanced technical knowledge. If you find that you need to use (or develop) skills in decision-making and team management, projects and organizations, then you should consider the MEM program.

Learn how Engineering Management is the right fit for you.

Student working in NIAR lab.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted to the MEM program, applicants must:

  1. Possess an undergraduate degree in engineering, science, business or other related discipline
  2. Have satisfactorily completed: MATH 243 and IME 255
  3. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate courses and in all graduate coursework
    In addition,
  4. Applicants whose native language is not English must submit official, acceptable scores for either the TOEFL, the Academic Module of the IELTS examination, or the PTE-Academic
  5. The department strongly encourages the submission of GRE scores

For additional admission details, click on the link below.

Inside the Program

Students teach entry-level coding to next generation

Computer science major Zane Storlie developed a three-unit curriculum teaching Scratch, an entry-level coding program, to elementary school students.

Zane taught Scratch to fellow students, and together they're doing their part to fill the coder pipeline in the Wichita area.


Completion of the MEM degree requires at least 36 credit hours. You should submit a plan of study during the first semester. At least 60 percent of the credit hours in a plan of study must be 700 level or higher.

MBA to MEM Program: Graduates of the WSU MBA program can use up to 12 credit hours taken from WSU MBA courses as technical electives if they enroll in the MEM program.

MEM to MBA Program: Graduates of the WSU MEM program can use up to 12 credit hours of technical electives taken from WSU MBA courses if they enroll in the MBA program. 


Whether you’re pursuing a promotion or preparing for a Ph.D., WSU’s vast industry connections, research opportunities and unmatched facilities create an environment for our engineering students to gain the expertise that leads to dream careers.

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