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The Master of Engineering Technical Management (METM) program is designed for working professionals. The online program is ideal for technical workers in the early to middle stages of their careers. METM is relevant for those in electronics, manufacturing, automation, energy, process engineering and other related industrial and technology fields.

Industry Driven

METM is different from a traditional Master of Science in Engineering degree. It focuses on current industry best practices rather than on research. It also differs from a traditional Master of Business Administration. This is because it focuses on the technical and engineering context of business topics.

The curriculum was created using the input of industry leaders. Participants will learn how to manage people, projects and profitability. Of our knowledgeable faculty members teaching the curriculum, 80% are from industry.

Employees are needed to solve difficult technical challenges across the world. To do this, they need both technical and business skills. Most graduate programs focus on only either technical skills or business knowledge. METM fills this gap by teaching both by bridging management, engineering and leadership skills.

Part of Engineering Online 

METM is part of Texas A&M University's Engineering Online program. Engineering Online is highly ranked by the U.S. News & World Report. It is first in Texas and seventh in the U.S. among "Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs." 

Program Benefits

METM is a part-time program that lasts 21 months, and is mostly taught online. At the beginning of each academic year, students are required to attend a one-week residency at Texas A&M University. Students will return home to complete all other courses online. This allows students to join METM while continuing to work full time.

Advantages for participants:

  • Earn your degree with minimal disruption to your job and family.
  • Expand your professional network.
  • Immediately apply what you learn to your job.
  • Be able to research current issues facing your company.
  • Become a part of the Aggie network

Advantages for employers:

  • Reward and keep employees by sponsoring their participation in the program.
  • Access new ideas through various industry connections.
  • Class projects will apply to issues within your company.
  • Courses allow employees to further their education without interruption to their jobs.

By the end of the program, students will be able to:

  • Develop a technical program for an engineering project.
  • Lead and manage a diverse team of technical professionals.
  • Create and put in place corporate strategic technology plans.
  • Communicate with non-technical customers and colleagues.
  • Have a framework for data-driven decision making.
  • Manage resources and assets.