According to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), about two-thirds of all engineers spend a substantial portion of their career in management. The demand for engineers with management training and experience is growing as these leadership roles expand. There is an increasing need for people who know how to administer large-scale research projects and budgets that drive product design, development, and commercialization.
With this degree, you will be prepared to advance professionally within your organization or be enabled to find new career opportunities. Technical managers are needed within a myriad of sectors including private organizations, public and government agencies, and military units. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to make sound, critical decisions that weigh technical advancement with business growth.