Discover Engineering Management

University of the Pacific’s engineering management program prepares students for leadership roles in today’s global workforce as engineers, managers and educators. Program graduates are prepared to pursue advanced-level studies or enter professional practice in a wide array of different industries, positions and projects.

The engineering management program is designed to provide students flexibility while providing a curriculum that integrates project and system engineering courses with courses within concentration areas; such as, civil or mechanical engineering. Alongside a faculty advisor, students develop a plan of study based on their goals. With 30% of the curriculum being electives, this major is a gateway to many career paths and opportunities. 

The engineering management program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Stella Rakhlina portrait.
Class of 2019
Stella Rakhlina

"Engineering Management is a good combo of engineering and technical skills with management and people skills, which is what is needed in new industries right now."

Exceptional professional outlook

After graduation, engineering management students have found careers as project managers, financial engineers, security technologists, operations engineers, field service engineers, executives, business owners and entrepreneurs. Recent graduates of our program have gone on to work at:

  • Accenture
  • Caltrans
  • Collins Electric
  • Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
  • Knife River
  • PepsiCo
  • Siemens
  • Underwriter Laboratories
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Earn while you learn

As part of the engineering management program, students complete a two academic term, paid CO-OP working in industry and earn an average of $3,700 a month. These professional experiences give students a competitive edge in the engineering job market after graduation. 

Engineering management students have completed CO-OPs in the public and private sectors, including:

  •  BKF Engineers
  • Constellation Brands
  • Delicato Family Vineyards
  • G3 Enterprises
  • Granite Construction
  • Holt of California
  • Niagra
  • West Yost Associates

Blended MSES option

Students enrolled in the engineering management program can work with their academic advisors to start taking graduate courses as they complete undergraduate degree requirements. Please contact Dr. Luke Lee for more information about the blended program and for an application.

Degree Offered

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management
Master of Science in Engineering Science
Minor in Engineering Management

Engineering Management Objectives

The Engineering Management Program at the University of the Pacific seeks to graduate engineers ready to enter professional practice or pursue graduate-level studies. The objectives of the Engineering Management Program are to graduate engineers that:

  • Are ready to enter professional practice or pursue graduate level studies
  • Use engineering knowledge as a base for solving problems requiring business and analytical skills
  • Are able to work in a wide array of different industries, positions and projects
  • Seek continual professional development and lifelong learning

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Engineering Management Program will demonstrate:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) an ability to communicate effectively
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Engineering Management Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
2020 29 11
2019 31 8
2018 25 11
2017 33 14
2016 40 20

Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship Application Instructions

How to Apply

  • Visit
  • Sign in using your Pacific Net ID and Password
  • Complete the General Application
  • Complete the Conditional SOECS Application
  • Choose "Apply" for any recommended scholarship opportunities based on your responses and academic profile.  Please read the scholarship criteria carefully to confirm that you are qualified BEFORE you apply.
  • You will need to upload an unofficial transcript.


Name of Scholarship Qualification Criteria
Maryam H. Dashti Endowed Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                 Merit Based; first preference for student from Kuwait; second preference for student from Gulf States Region; third preference for international student
B.G. Glenn A Goddard Veteran's Endowed Scholarship Merit Based, currently serving in a military reserve program, honorably discharged veteran, or participant in ROTC program.
Robert L. Heyborne Endowed Scholarship Merit Based, full-time undergraduate student, minimum 3.0 GPA, Junior/Senior standing preferred
George and Sue Schroeder Endowed Scholarship Undergraduate School of Engineering & Computer Science student, Minimum 3.2 GPA
Paul M. Sensibaugh Engineering Endowed Scholarship Merit-Based, preference for students who have graduated or transferred from San Joaquin County Schools
Louise Stark Endowed Scholarship for Women Engineers Need-Based, Undergraduate Female, Good Academic Standing, minimum 2.5 GPA



Name of Scholarship Qualification Criteria
Hamma Fund Scholar (administered by Dean's Office)                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Merit-Based, last two semesters of Undergrad Program with the goal of enrolling in Master's Program at Pacific, Member of Tau Beta Pi (Award covers 1 fiscal year of graduate school, including books)
Minority Engineering Endowed Scholarship Need-Based, Preference for African American or other underrepresented ethnicities
Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Need-Based, full-time Engineering major, minimum of 3.0 GPA



Name of Scholarship Qualification Criteria
Beavers Charitable Trust/Kannon Family Heavy Construction Endowed Scholarship                                                                  Need-Based, Civil/Eng. Mgmt. Student, Junior/Senior/Graduate Status, U.S. Citizen, Career Goal in Heavy Construction Industry; Co-op with Heavy Civil Contractor preferred
Civil Engineering and Engineering Management Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                     Need-Based, preference to a second-year student, Minimum 2.50 GPA, strong academic record or significant service contributions preferred            
Teichert Foundation Endowed Engineering Scholarship Need-Based, preference for Civil/EMGT (civil concentration), Junior/Senior standing, full or part-time student, Minimum 3.0 GPA 


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