UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree in Engineering, M.Eng. Information Engineering & Management (IEM)
IEM is a UAB Engineering Department offering a UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree in Engineering. We focus on interdisciplinary engineering.
"Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it."
Leaders are not created, they are revealed.
Who we are:
IEM is a UAB Engineering department, offering an Executive Engineering Masters Degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering. Our faculty members are successful business owners in their own right. The skills they teach you are the same ones that worked in their businesses. Everyone involved in leading and guiding our clients focus on real world application. They use what they know in their business today to show you how to define, and reach, your professional goals. Our approach to education is to give you something that will last for the rest of your life, and certainly well beyond the 20 months you're with us. Everything we do here will exceed your expectations and redefine what you think is possible. One thing we promise: Every client will leave the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree program from IEM having received 100% return on investment.
What we offer:
The UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM is designed to help technology professionals grow in their business. We outline the company of you--how even within a larger organization you should operate as your own business, and think with an entrepreneur mindset. The assignments of the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM help you learn to manage technical projects, align the technical projects & divisions to the mission of the organization as a whole, and we help you start technology ventures. The UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM focuses on redefining your definition of success, helping you determine where you want to go professionally, then giving you tools to get there.
What you can expect:
UAB Engineering at IEM is not your typical classroom. Instead of focusing on textbooks, UAB Engineering at IEM has you read books by success experts, and in some cases you will even meet the authors themselves. Networking is a huge part of the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree program offered by IEM. We get you out into your community, connecting with the leaders in the industries that interest YOU.
Who should apply:
The UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM is for all technical professionals who want to go further in their career. Our clients all want to make more money, and they all want to go further professionally. The traits that will set applicants apart, and determine their acceptance into the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree program at IEM, is a demonstrated drive and passion. We want to see that you care about what you do with your life, and that you're actively learning how to grow. We require industry experience from every applicant. Relevant industry experience must be demonstrated at time of application. All undergraduate degrees will be considered, but preference is given to math, science, and engineering degrees.
Format and Scheduling:
The UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM is what's called a lock-step degree. You have to start at the beginning and travel through to the end. You can drop out, or be asked to leave, but you cannot jump in at the middle. No transfers, and classes you've taken elsewhere cannot count towards this degree. We meet one weekend a month for 20 months. All clients of the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM are online clients, meaning even if you attend the classes in person during weekend sessions, you will be participating alongside distance clients who are attending exclusively online. This format also means that if you're a single parent with a sick child, you can attend classes virtually for the weekend instead of hiring a babysitter. We require commitment, we expect you to work hard, but we also realize all of the clients of the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM are real people with real lives and our blended format is designed to work for you (and the crazy disasters we all deal with). The blended format is an example of how the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree program from IEM accepts no excuses, only results. We happen to think that life should not prevent you from reaching the goals you want professionally. With the blended format from the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree from IEM, you can be awesome at home, at work, and while attending the UAB Engineering Executive Masters Degree program from IEM.
UAB is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award degrees at the baccalaureate, master’s, specialist’s, and doctoral levels.
This degree is not ABET-accredited. Students completing this program are not eligible to take the FE exam in the State of Alabama unless they also have an engineering degree from an ABET accredited program which meets state licensure requirements.