What will I learn?

The Business Management for Engineers program is designed for students with an engineering or technology background who aspire to rise in management, make higher level strategic business decisions, and hone leadership skills. This program will provide students with the tools necessary in proposing and managing initiatives and evaluating technology innovation from a business standpoint. The certificate curriculum includes leadership and innovation materials for those engineers who are interested in managing in an existing enterprise, rather than exclusively starting or leading a venture. BME courses are taught by Fortune 500 executives, leading innovators in engineering, top domain experts, and distinguished academics.

Which department am I in?

University of Illinois At Urbana Champaign

Study options

Online/Distance (12 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $1,084 per credit hour; USD $13,008 - Estimated cost
Start date

Expected August, December 2021

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have earned at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college in the United States or a comparable degree from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad. A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (A=4.0), or comparable GPA for an international applicant, for last two years of undergraduate study is a minimum requirement for admission.

Students applying to online programs must satisfy the full status admissions requirement

TOEFL iBT - greater than 102

TOEFL CBT - greater than 253

TOEFL PBT - greater than 610

IELTS (academic exam) - greater than 7.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.