Master of Science in Engineering Education

The online Master of Science in Engineering Education (MSENE) program is conveniently designed for professional engineers, industry training professionals, university faculty members, and graduate-level STEM students to advance their skills without disrupting their careers or current studies.

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The Master of Science in Engineering Education has been added for those who want to understand both the underlying theory and the practical applications of engineering education research but are not currently ready to pursue a Ph. D.

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Program Specifics

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The 30-credit hour non-thesis curriculum is carefully designed to provide high quality, convenient, versions of the on-campus courses.  The online courses are taught by the same faculty who offer the on-campus sections and provide multiple opportunities for online students to interact with and receive feedback from both the faculty members and other students in the course.

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Course topics include the following:

  • Foundations of Engineering Education
  • Engineering Education Inquiry – Methods of Gathering and Analyzing Data
  • Content, Assessment, and Pedagogy – Building an Effective Course
  • Leadership, Policy and Change in STEM Education
  • Exploring Alternative Career Paths as an Engineering Educator

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$1,139 per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$1,459 per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

30 total credit hours

Domestic students and permanent residents may qualify for the following types of financial aid:

Career Outcomes

Unique Job Postings
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Top Job Titles

  • University Faculty
  • Community College Instructors
  • Corporate Technical Trainers
  • Engineering Managers

Top Industries

  • Engineering Services
  • Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Education

Source: LightcastTM (2023). Unique job postings for July 2022-2023. Projected growth for years 2023-2033.

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