Why Study Project Engineering and Management at Montana Tech?

Several companies, in collaboration with Montana Tech, initiated the Master’s in Project Engineering and Management (MPEM) program to satisfy their expanding needs. The MPEM curriculum is designed to provide the tools necessary to become an efficient project manager. 

Advance in your career, while continuing to work

Today's competitive market seeks professionals who handle multiple tasks effectively while working with clients and associates to become more profitable. Working professionals now have an opportunity to earn their masters degree without disrupting their work or without leaving home. Our outstanding faculty members have extensive experience and it comes from many different disciplines to expand on the skills of project management. The courses are hosted online by Moodle. Take advantage of this opportunity and become a more effective project manager.

Upcoming classes (tentative) 

MPEM 5010 - Entrepreneurship and Econ Feasibility –Tim Kober

MPEM 5100 - Pollution Prevention – Dr. Ryan Dupont and Dr. Lou Theodore

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What is Project Engineering and Management?

This program transforms engineers into project managers. Project managers are leaders among engineering teams who coordinate the creation of new products or projects.

What Kinds of Jobs Do Project Engineering and Management Graduates Get?

Project managers are needed in all fields of engineering. Whether you supervise the creation of infrastructure like highways and bridges, or oversee endeavors in fields like biomedicine, environmental remediation, or mining engineering, leaders are needed at the highest level.

$98,420 average annual wage

For Project Management Specialists in the U.S., 2021 

$45.43 median hourly salary

For Project Management Specialists in the U.S., 2021 


Project Management Specialists in U.S.,  2021

Explore Classes in Master of Project Engineering and Management

Designed to give working professionals an opportunity to enhance their technical and management skills with minimum disruption to their workday, MPEM is offered online with a final in-person presentation. This allows graduate students to coordinate their studies with their professional and personal demands. MPEM enhances management skills of practicing engineers and scientists. These skills will help you get that promotion as “manager” or “supervisor” and get the recognition you deserve.

Whether at work, in the field, or at home, this internet-based program allows you to work at your own convenience.

This 30-credit, non-thesis degree focuses on technical management. Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters, the curriculum includes six core courses and four technical elective courses. The program requires at least two years of work experience and a resumé.

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