In addition to a major of your choice, gain an understanding of managerial, financial and systems-level aspects of engineering problem-solving to be prepared to work in a technical leadership capacity in the industry.
Engineering Management – Minor
Students within the Engineering Management program at Montana State are able to supplement their existing major with coursework in technical and managerial problem solving in order to better prepare them for a career in technical leadership and management. The Engineering Management program is open to all MSU students except Industrial & Management Systems Engineering majors, better equipping those students for the workplace with thorough study in the managerial, financial and systems-level issues inherent to leadership in a variety of engineering disciplines.
The National Science foundation recently ranked Montana State as the top public institution in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and the Dakotas for research and development expenditures.
Montana State is the Top 3 in the West, after Stanford and Cal Tech, in recipients of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for students in math, science and engineering.
The Bill Wurst Makerspace
A state-of-the-art facility in MSU's new engineering building includes specialty tools such as 3-D printers for students to prototype their big ideas
Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.
Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio
Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.
Engineering Management students at Montana State University go into careers such as:
To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available, including self-assessment and working with career coaches.