MBA/MS Engineering

MBA/MS Engineering

M.S. in Engineering & Master of Business Administration (MBA)

A collaboration between the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business.

Program Benefits

  • Rowan M.S. Engineering students in good standing are guaranteed acceptance into the Rohrer College of Business MBA Program
  • The Rohrer College of Business accepts up to 9 graduate elective credits into the MBA Program (leaving only 9 courses / 27 graduate credits to complete the MBA)
  • Rohrer College of Business provides Rowan M.S. Engineering students the opportunity to complete their MBA in under a year

MBA/M.S. in Engineering Degree Overview

  • Learn to excel in technology enterprise environments by leading execution across projects, programs, functional units, organizations, industries, and markets
  • Draw on analytical thinking while also examining issues from strategic business perspectives
  • Build a focus on people development, management skills, and leadership to grow from being the technical expert to becoming a leader making business decisions
  • Manage, motivate, and lead staff, engineering teams, community members, etc.
  • Complement quantitative and problem-solving skills learned in the M.S. Engineering curriculum with strategic business acumen to become a leading innovator positively shaping our world
  • Assume leadership positions within for-profit and not-for-profit organizations (e.g. executive positions within chemical, electrical, or mechanical engineering companies, software design companies, aerospace engineering companies, governmental organizations, professional societies, etc.)

MBA Fellowship - Engineering

Candidate Logistics

  • Candidates must apply to and be accepted by the Henry M. Rowan School of Engineering M.S. and the Rowan MBA programs.
  • Typically, M.S. Engineering students will begin MBA coursework following completion of the M.S. in Engineering program
  • Students should plan on completing all Foundation Course (undergraduate) credits prior to beginning the MBA graduate-level work; see the Graduate Business Program Foundation Fact Sheet for options on satisfying these requirements.
  • M.S. Engineering/MBA students can complete both degrees in 4 years or less
  • The time between a student’s first MBA course and final MBA course may not exceed 6 years.

 Streamlined MBA Application Process

  • Apply to the MBA using the Rowan Global Application Form
    • Waived: application fee, undergraduate transcripts, GRE/GMAT scores, and letters of recommendation.
    • Required: Current professional resume, Statement of Professional Objectives
  • Once you’ve submitted all required components of your MBA application, please send an email to GraduateBusinessStudies@rowan.edu including your full name, phone number, student ID, and a statement that you would like to be considered for the expedited review process for the MBA/M.S. Engineering Program.

Flexible Schedule and Delivery

  • MBA/M.S. Engineering students can choose from course format options including:
    • On main campus in Glassboro (Fall and Spring)
    • Online (Fall, Spring, and Summer)
    • Hybrid: 50% online and 50% on campus in Mount Laurel (Fall, Spring, and Summer)
  • Formats and courses offered will vary by year and semester, so students will work with the Office of Graduate Programs in Business to select an optimal schedule based on preferences and availability.

Pre-MBA Foundation Course Requirements*

Students are permitted to transfer all Foundation Course credits. The MBA Program Director will determine, with the assistance of appropriate faculty, foundation course equivalencies. Students must present evidence of having completed undergraduate college courses equivalent to the Rowan courses listed below:

  • Foundations of Accounting (Equivalent to Financial & Managerial Accounting)
  • Principles of Economics: Global Perspectives (Equivalent to Macroeconomics and Microeconomics)
  • Calculus Techniques & Applications (or an equivalent)
  • Statistics I (or an equivalent)
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Principles of Finance

View the Foundation Fact Sheet for more information.

MBA Curriculum

Graduate-Level Core Courses:

  • ACC 03500 Managerial Accounting
  • FIN 04500 Financial Decision Making
  • MGT 04510 Professional, Legal and Managerial Responsibilities
  • MGT 06500 Designing, Developing and Leading High-Performance Organizations
  • MGT 06502 International Business and Society
  • MGT 07500 Managerial Decision Making Tools
  • MIS 02500 Issues in Management Information Systems
  • MKT 09500 Marketing Management
  • MGT 06629 Managing Organizational Strategy

The Rohrer MBA also required 3 elective courses (9 credits) however, MBA/MSE students are eligible to transfer 9 credits from their M.S. Engineering curriculum into the MBA to satisfy all elective requirements.

Get In Touch

Logistics and mechanics of the MBA application process

Tendai Vengesa, Admissions Recruiter

Rowan University
vengesa@rowan.edu | 856-256-5145

Academic program questions for MBA

Jennifer Maden, Assistant Dean and Director
Jason Salvatore, Program Coordinator

Rohrer College of Business Graduate Programs at Rowan University
GraduateBusinessStudies@rowan.edu | 856-256-4024

M.S. in Engineering Advising & Questions

Steven Chin, Program Advisor

College of Engineering at Rowan University
chin@rowan.edu | 856-256-5301

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering 

Francis Mac Haas, Program Advisor

College of Engineering at Rowan University
mechegrad@rowan.edu | 

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Shreekanth Mandayam, Program Advisor

College of Engineering at Rowan University
mandayam@rowan.edu | 856-256-5333

M.S. in Chemical Engineering   

Joseph F. Stanzione, III, Program Advisor

College of Engineering at Rowan University
chin@rowan.edu | 856-256-5356

Master of Engineering Management  

Steven Chin, Program Advisor

College of Engineering at Rowan University
chin@rowan.edu | 856-256-5301

M.S. in Engineering: Biomedical Engineering  

Vincent Beachley, Program Advisor

College of Engineering at Rowan University
beachley@rowan.edu | 856-256-5329

M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering  

Yusuf Mehta, Program Advisor

College of Engineering at Rowan University
mehta@rowan.edu | 856-256-5327

* Students are permitted to transfer all Foundation Course credits. For details, see the Graduate Business Program Foundation Fact Sheet for options on satisfying these requirements. 
** All MBA courses are 3 S.H./credits each. Traditional MBA students would also complete 3 Elective or Concentration Courses, but the M.S. Engineering/MBA candidate may select three courses from the M.S. Engineering curriculum for the Office of Graduate Programs in Business to consider and approve to satisfy the MBA Elective Requirements.