Engineering, Science & Project Management

The Engineering, Science & Project Management Department at UAA's College of Engineering is dedicated to providing our students the best  management education and training in their respective fields. We encompass both the oldest and one of the newest master's degree programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage. 

IMPORTANT NOTE *Admission of new students to our Science Management and Engineering Management graduate degree programs has been suspended, (effective November, 2016). Current students will have an opportunity to complete these degrees through Spring, 2018.  New student enrollments in our MS in Program Management degree program are welcomed.

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Our Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) degree program addresses a variety of current workforce demands.  Project management has evolved into a skillset necessary for managers in all areas of business, industry, government, and education. In today's competitive marketplace, contemporary project management techniques are essential for organizations interested in improving their productivity, effectiveness, and financial performance.  We continually improve our course content and curriculum to include the most relevant and effective information and techniques.

Our professional training short courses are tailored for professionals, covering a variety of subjects.  We can also create custom short courses to meet the needs of specific organizations.

The Engineering Management and Science Management curricula are designed for graduate engineers and scientists who aspire to hold executive or managerial positions in technology-oriented organizations. ESM graduates hold leadership positions in several areas including the energy resources, green engineering, service operations, financial engineering, innovation design, healthcare, construction, oil & gas, mining, intelligent transportation, healthcare, information technology, education, military and government sectors. Coursework for both Master of Science in Engineering Management and Master of Science in Science Management degree programs is now offered through May, 2018, only for students currently enrolled in the program, to enable them to complete their degrees.

All of our classes are specifically designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals, allowing students to immediately apply skills learned in the classroom to their work.  Please contact us with any questions you might have.

ESM Program Highlights

MS Engineering Management began in 1961

MS Science Management began in 1965

Real-time interactive distance course delivery

Focus areas: Intelligent Transportation, Energy Resources, Construction, Quality of Life, and Technology Innovation

New admissions to this program have been suspended, effective November, 2016.  Current students my complete the program through May, 2018.

PM Program Highlights

MS Project Management began in 2003

One of the first 13 programs in the world to receive PMI GAC accreditation

Real-time interactive distance course delivery

Helps students develop a high demand skill set valued in private and public sectors for all fields and industries

Project Management program built around the Project Management Body of Knowledge's (PMBOK® Guide) knowledge areas and process groups

PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The GAC and PMI logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. For the full list of PMI's legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal department.