Educating military and civilian engineering management leaders for over 40 years

Credibility, Flexibility, and Commitment:

  • 5 Alumni are Vice Admirals (3 stars), with many more Alumni serving in distinguished positions
  • 3 of 14 Faculty are retired Admirals
  • Match your schedule with online, face to face, and hybrid program
  • 40% of tuition is acknowledged for nuclear trained officers
  • Transfer up to 9 hours from Defense Acquisition University
  • We are committed to excellence and student career success

The Engineering Management Program at Catholic University has a proud 40-year history of successfully educating military, government and industry professionals in the art and science of leading and managing people in technical organizations.

Program's Intent. The Catholic University of America Engineering Management Program endeavors to provide excellence in engineering management education for graduate students to enhance their careers and to accelerate their learning as they leverage new engineering and technological advances while leading, managing, and serving a diverse workforce within their respective organizations. 

Our courses are taught by seasoned professionals who have the education and experience to provide students with an understanding of engineering management practices and the underlining theory.

Engineering Management Program has three Degree tracks (Master of Science degree) and four Certificate options (Certificate in Engineering Management) available based on student needs.

Of note, the Catholic University Engineering Management Program offers a 30-credit degree that uses 12 credits (i.e. 40% of the program) based on completion of the Officers Naval Nuclear Propulsion Training Program or the Bettis Reactor Engineering School.

  • Programs

    The Engineering Management Program leads to the degree Master of Science or a Certificate in Engineering Management.

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  • Requirements

    The master of Science in Engineering Management degree is awarded upon meeting five requirements.

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  • Off-Site Locations

    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has certified the School of Engineering to operate in Virginia. Courses leading to the M.S. degree are offered at the Crystal City Crowne Plaza Hotel in Arlington, VA.

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  • Partnership with DAU

    To advance the educational opportunities of the Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics workforce, The Catholic University Of America School of Engineering and the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) have established a strategic partnership leading to a Master of Science degree or one of four Engineering Management related Professional Certificates.

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  • Courses Offered

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  • Admission

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  • Instructors and Staff

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  • Director's Message

    As the inaugural Associate Dean of Engineering (External Affairs), my duties include: Building partnerships and new academic programs; Supporting the strategic planning and execution for existing undergraduate and graduate engineering programs at The Catholic University of America: Biomedical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; and Engineering Management; and Serving as Director of the “Engineering Management” graduate program, as Director of the “Off-Campus” graduate program, and as Director of the “Materials Science and Engineering” graduate program.

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