Master of Engineering Management & Leadership


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An All-in-One Curriculum for Future Engineering Leaders

Product management for Industry 4.0. Project management with PMPcontact hours. Ethical-technical leadership. Emerging technologies and their engineering applications. And much more.

The Master of Engineering Management and Leadership program's non-thesis curriculum requires completing a minimum of 30 credits of approved courses at the 500- level or above. These requirements consist of six courses (18 credits) for the Engineering Manager Leadership Breadth, three (3) Specialization courses (9 credits), and a Masters of Engineering Management and Leadership Capstone Project (3 credits).

Financial Support for Veterans and
Active Military

Rice Engineering is proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon program at the highest possible level: once your Chapter 33 annual cap has been exhausted, Rice Engineering will cover half of the remaining cost with a Yellow Ribbon Scholarship, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the VA.

MEML Degree Admission Requirements

The Master of Engineering Management and Leadership program at Rice is a professional, non-thesis master’s degree meant for technical professionals with engineering or related technical backgrounds; recent college graduates from engineering and the computational science fields may also apply.

The MEML program is offered online or on-campus, with full-time and part-time options. Students who have a BA or a BS degree in any field of engineering or related study may apply. Students must apply to either the online or on-campus program and will be explicitly admitted to one program or the other.

Career Outcomes You Care About

In addition to realizing job opportunities and increasing earnings salary potential, a MEML@Rice degree can help students enjoy a stimulating and rewarding career in the
Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0).


Looking for Info Sessions, Important Deadlines and FAQs?

There are many ways to learn more about applying to Rice's MEML program: join an upcoming info session, request program information, start your application, and more.