Today's global marketplace requires individuals skilled in the integration of technology and business management. Our undergraduate bachelor's degree program in Engineering & Management (E&M) offers expansive curriculum in both the engineering and business fields, providing a unique educational experience. 

Among those distinctive features is the requirement to participate in an international experience to gain the skills and culture sought by companies. At our Fall and Spring Career Fairs, there are 180+ companies, over half of which prefer to recruit Engineering & Management students.

An interdisciplinary program offered by the Reh School of Business and the Coulter School of Engineering, Clarkson's Engineering & Management major teaches critical competencies inspired by industry, including technical problem-solving skills, team building, effective communication, multitasking, critical thinking and cross-functional decision-making. Utilizing Clarkson’s core strengths of engineering principles and technical problem-solving, in conjunction with managerial decision-making, you receive a balanced education designed to transform you into future business and engineering leaders.

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Engineering and Management Careers

With a Clarkson Engineering & Management bachelor's degree, you will be prepared for a career in any of the following fields:

  • supply chain management
  • consulting
  • manufacturing and production
  • project management
  • marketing and technical sales
  • quality systems management
  • entrepreneurship
  • applications engineering
  • construction management

Engineering & Management majors have been recruited by companies such as: Amazon, BAE Systems, Boston Organics, Eaton, Estee Lauder Companies Inc., Gap Inc., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., IBM, Johnson Controls, Pratt & Whitney, Procfer & Gamble, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, Snap-on Tools, The Walt Disney Company, Veritas Prime, Viking Cives and Volvo Group North America. 

Engineering and Management Curriculum & Academic Options

We differ from other undergraduate business disciplines because Engineering & Management majors take courses from faculty in the David D. Reh School of Business, the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering and the School of Arts and Sciences. You will be prepared for a wide range of career options within the rapidly changing technical and managerial aspects of any organization - ideal for those who desire breadth and flexibility in a career centered on leadership and technology.

    Major in Engineering and Management

    The Engineering & Management undergraduate bachelor's degree program has 117 program-specific credits out of 120 credits required for graduation. By the time you graduate from Clarkson, you will be ready to move into industry or graduate school with the ability to succeed in a diverse marketplace. Take courses such as:

    • Team-Based Design and Innovation
    • Technological Entrepreneurship
    • Invention Development and Protection
    • Database Design & Management
    • Supply Chain Environmental Management
    • Project Management
    • Process Engineering and Design
    • Management of Technology

    Engineering and Management Major Curriculum

    Relevant Minors & Concentrations

    Engineering & Management majors can take advantage of related minors, concentrations and tracks offered both by the Engineering & Management program and Clarkson. View our recommendations below or learn more about all of Clarkson's minors, concentrations and professional advising tracks. 

    Global Supply Chain Management Concentration

    Project Management Minor

    Construction Management Track

    All Clarkson Minors, Concentrations and Tracks

    Our Student Success

    97% Class of 2019 Total Undergraduate Placement
    77% Employed
    15% Continuing Ed
    4% Alternative
    Top Employers

    General Dynamics, Electric Boat • GlobalFoundries •  General Dynamics Mission Systems • Lockheed Martin • EPIC • GE •SRC, Inc • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company • Corning Incorporated • Johnson Controls • Kiewit • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. • Schneider Electric • Veritas Prime • Arcadis • BAE Systems • Burns & McDonnell • CHA Consulting, Inc. • Naval Nuclear Laboratory (Operated by Fluor) • Raytheon Company • Harris Corporation • National Grid • SMC Corporation of America • TRC Companies

    $62,756 Starting Salary

    For the Class of 2019

    Top Grad Schools

    Cornell University • Duke University • Georgia Institute of Technology • University of Rochester • SUNY University at Buffalo • Pennsylvania State University • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute • SUNY Upstate Medical University • Clarkson University

    Internships & Co-ops

    Engineering & Management majors have a variety of internship and co-op opportunities. A long list of companies recruit our Clarkson E&M students, and just a small portion of them are listed below:

    • 43North
    • Across the Nation
    • Advance Testing Co., Inc.
    • Amphenol RF
    • AngioDynamics
    • BASF
    • BBL Construction Services
    • Berry Plastics 
    • BLM Construction
    • BorgWarner Morse TEC
    • Carestream Health
    • CCL Industries
    • Clarkson University Facilities & Services
    • Consigli Construction Co.
    • Constellation Brands
    • Custom Products, Inc.
    • Delaware County Electric Cooperative, Inc.
    • Delaware Engineering
    • Dresser-Rand Group
    • Fastenal
    • Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes
    • GE (all divisions)
    • Hueber-Breuer Construction
    • Iberdrola USA
    • Indium Corporation
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Jabil Circuit, Inc.
    • Jeffords Steel & Engineering Co.
    • LaFata & Son, Inc.
    • M+W Group
    • Mohawk Global Logistics
    • National Grid
    • Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc.
    • PAR Government Systems Corp.
    • Philips Healthcare
    • Procter & Gamble
    • Remington Arms Company
    • Seneca - An Arrow Company
    • Siemens Corp.
    • Target
    • The Corradino Group
    • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
    • Town of Niskayuna Engineering Dept.
    • US Army CLC
    • Vermont Mechanical
    • Waypoint Consulting
    • Wegmans
    "I'm the first student from my high school to come here, and I am so happy that I “discovered” Clarkson! The Engineering & Management program has been perfect for me. I wasn't sure if I wanted to study business or engineering, so, I decided, why not try both? Clarkson has outstanding classes in both areas".

    Bridgette Bousquet '17, BS Engineering & Management

    Bridgette Bousquet


    The Engineering and Management program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)Enrollment data and graduation data are currently available.

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