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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Engineering Management

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Engineering managers with hard hats

Our Professional Science Master’s Degree program takes an applied approach to graduate education. Our courses bridge the fundamentals of engineering with leadership, project management, professional communication, and management skills.

The Engineering Management program will prepare you to enhance your organization’s operations and advance your career with training in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, project management and quality control. This degree will allow you to move into management roles, including quality manager, project manager and engineering manager.

Our program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals.

  • Classes available both in Mankato and the Twin Cities.
  • Earn graduate certificates in Project Management and Quality Management Systems as you work toward your Professional Science Master’s.
  • Prepare for Six Sigma Green Belt certification and to become a certified project management associate and a certified quality technician through ASQ.

About the Faculty:

Dr. Kuldeep Agarwal has 13 years of industrial experience as an entrepreneur, consultant and project manager in several industries and government projects. He has been involved in various manufacturing processes and is active in many societies, including ASQ, SME and APICS.

Dr. Craig Evers is a certified Master Black Belt and has 25 years of industrial experience with large corporations as John Deere, Bosch and Intel. He is trained in Six Sigma, DMAIC methodology and business process reengineering.

Dr. Shaheen Ahmed is a Certified Professional Ergonomist, CPE. His teaching and research interests include: engineering, technology, design of experiments, human factors and ergonomics. He is serving as an editorial board member for the International Journal of Mechatronics and Automotive Research (IJMAR).

For more information about the Professional Science Master’s Degree in Engineering Management, email