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MSc Engineering & Technology Management

The M.S. in Engineering & Technology Management at Portland State University provides students with a comprehensive program to meet the needs of engineers and scientists whose objective is to advance to technical management positions in business, industry.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $736 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

The field of Engineering and Technology Management at Portland State University provides the link between engineering, science, and management. It helps companies, research organizations, and governments to plan, develop, and implement technologies. PSU’s ETM Department is one of the oldest departments and a recognized world leader in this rapidly growing field. Founded by Dr. Dundar Kocaoglu in 1987 with just 13 part-time Master’s students, the department has grown to 250 students in Master’s, PhD, and certificate programs.

The department has granted over 600 Master’s degrees to students from over 40 different countries. It has a very active e PhD program and has awarded over 25 doctorates. As a global leader, it has students, alumni, and collaborators around the world

Engineering & Technology Management (ETM) has earned a reputation of providing students with the best of both worlds – a firm foundation in the creation of value through engineering and technology combined with a sound management education. This integrated learning experience enables you to deliver effectively in the rapidly changing and complex world of engineering technology, while at the same time providing you with a broad knowledge for making and implementing decisions necessary for leadership, on both strategic and operational level. You will also develop a high-powered affinity for sound judgment, strong performance ethic, and life-long learning.

Why ETM ?

The Department of Engineering and Technology Management has been committed to the ideals of engineering and technology management education throughout its history. We believe our the best-of-two-worlds approach is the best foundation for an increasingly technology-driven world. We educate students how to create value through engineering and technology, while giving them a sound management education.


Courses Included

  • Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Communication and Team Building
  • Decision Making
  • Advanced Engineering Economics
  • Operations Research
  • Project Management
  • Technology Marketing