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Minor in Engineering Management

A common refrain from employers in industry is that engineering graduates have a strong technical education but lack an understanding of management to advance into leadership positions. Developed to address this concern and equip our Drexel engineers with the necessary insights, the Minor in Engineering Management is designed for COE and BMES students looking to accelerate their career path into management after graduation.

The curriculum enhances an engineer’s resume to show understanding and development of skills in:

  • Management and Leadership behaviors and decision-making within a technology organization
  • Economic Analysis
  • Legal Studies
  • Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking

For more detailed information about courses and course descriptions, please go to: Drexel University Course Catalog.


All application materials can be sent to Chris Morse of the Engineering Management Program. Chris will accept these materials via fax (215) 895-5811, email, or in person in University Crossings Room 133. Please see below for the specific requirements for the Minor in Engineering Management:

  • Minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • Completion of at least one college-level writing-intensive course with grade of “B” or better
  • Application (with your Major Advisor's signature)
  • Resume
  • Personal Essay – How will a Minor in EM set me apart from my peers? Why do I want to pursue a Minor in EM?
  • Must submit Plan of Study to be approved in advance of pursuit (Demonstrates student will have completed 2 co-ops before engaging in EGMT-coded courses (ability to complete CIVE 240, ECON 201, 202, ORGB 300 beforehand or simultaneously)


The Minor in Engineering Management is a seven course undergraduate minor available for all COE and BMES students. The following courses are required for completion of the EGMT Minor:

EGMT 462 (MEM 462): Intro. to Engineering Management

  • CIVE 240: Engineering Economic Analysis
  • EGMT 465: Intro. to Systems Engineering
  • ECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ORGB 300: Organizational Behavior
  • BLAW 201: Business Law I

For more details on each course, please refer to the course catalog.

In addition to the course requirements, all students are required to meet with the EGMT Director for an exit interview prior to graduation. This is an informal interview that provides an opportunity to discuss learning outcomes and career goals.