Why ODU for Engineering Management?

Practicing engineers can further their knowledge and become more competent in managing socio-technical systems.

Currently in school? Boost your credentials with engineering management expertise.

You will take four graduate-level courses to learn about topics such as project management, operations research, cost estimating and financial analysis, and more.

Certain courses taken for this certificate may be applied toward ODU's Master of Engineering Management.

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Required Courses

  • 12 credit hours

You will select four courses from an approved list.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$547 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-state Students$595 per credit hour

Rates are effective Summer 2019 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.


Training in engineering management can help you in positions like the ones below.

Note: earning a degree from ODU does not guarantee employment in the positions listed above. Explore more career information on our Career Coach website.

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How to Apply

You should have a bachelor of science in engineering (or equivalent) to be accepted into this program. If you are not already an ODU student, you will apply to the school as a non-degree seeking graduate student.

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You may be able to take up to four courses (12 credit hours) as a non-degree graduate student, before you are accepted into a specific degree program. 

Please contact us to discuss this option with an expert advisor.

Meet your Team

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.