Engineering Management


MS Engineering Management

About MS Engineering Management

About MS Engineering Management

Please Note: The MS Engineering Management Program will not be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Rapidly changing technological and business environments require individuals who are not simply smart engineers, but adept at participating and leading smart business solutions too. Our MS Engineering Management program allows students to earn both an MBA and MS simultaneously, providing them with a unique set of skills and expertise in high demand in today’s workplace.

Our MS Engineering Management program is a collaborative master’s program between the Orfalea College of Business and the College of Engineering’s Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department. The program is focused on developing high-quality, career-ready graduates capable of facilitating change and integrating engineering, business knowledge and people skills in the workplace. Individual study plans are tailored to student’s backgrounds and career goals through flexible curriculum options.

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Key Features

OCOB Classroom

Uniquely Integrated

Our curriculum is a skillfully curated blend of engineering and business knowledge that prepares our graduates to be effective leaders and problem solvers in increasingly complex and dynamic business environments.


Tailored and Flexible

We work closely with our students to create customized, individual study plans with flexible curriculum options that take into consideration a student’s specific background, previous area of study and career goals.

Hands-On Learning

Hands-On Learning

The MS Engineering Management program takes advantage of Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing philosophy, providing students with hands-on learning opportunities and project- based approaches for solving real-world business and engineering challenges.


Ziemowit Bednarek

Ziemowit Bednarek

Associate Professor of Finance

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Adam Bordeman

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Jean-Francois Coget

Professor of Management, HR, and Information Systems

Jianbiao John Pan

Jianbiao John Pan

Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Abraham Shani

Associate Dean, and Professor of Management

Curriculum Overview

Our dual-degree master’s program can typically be completed in 2 years. A student’s program of study schedule will determine the number of quarters needed to complete the dual MS program. MBA & MS in Engineering...

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Program Specifics

MS Engineering Management is a concurrent degree that includes courses in the MBA program and the MS Engineering program with a specialization in Integrated Technology Management. It is a cooperative effort between the Orfalea College of Business and the Cal Poly College of Engineering (Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department). Students...

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October 23, 2018

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November 6, 2018

OCOB Graduate Programs “Drop in for Donuts” Day (12/4/18)

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December 4, 2018

Student Profiles

Nandan Thor

Nandan Thor,
MBA / MS Industrial Engineering

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Charles Hu

Charles Hu,
MBA / MS Engineering Management

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