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Engineering & Management, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (QS) Potsdam, NY, United States
Clarkson’s Engineering & Management (E&M) program is ideal for those who desire breadth and flexibility in a career centered on leadership and technology.
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The major was established in 1954 to meet the growing needs of industry for individuals with strong skill sets in both engineering and business. Graduates are prepared to integrate the rapidly changing technical and managerial aspects of an organization.

The E&M program utilizes Clarkson’s traditional strengths, stressing engineering principles and technical problem-solving in conjunction with quantitative and qualitative managerial decision-making. Students receive a balanced education involving course requirements from each of the major disciplines of engineering, business, science, and liberal arts.

E&M Objectives:
  • apply technical problem solving skills to develop innovative, effective and sustainable solutions to complex problems;
  • lead multi-disciplinary teams to success by managing team dynamics;
  • effectively communicate information for decision-making both orally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • continuously balance simultaneous demands of today’s global environment through multi-tasking capabilities of planning, organizing, managing and controlling resources;
  • combine engineering and business core knowledge to apply quantitative and qualitative methods to process analysis in business systems;
  • make timely, ethical and useful decisions in response to organizational challenges.

Typically, E&M students are people-oriented, at ease with science and mathematics, and anticipate increasing managerial responsibilities over the course of their careers. Problem solv­ing, communication, and teamwork permeate the E&M curriculum. By design, the environment is one of collaborative teamwork and is known for strong mutual support among students. E&M graduates are recognized as leaders and facilitators who possess the ability to initiate new ideas and change.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Accounting for Decision Analysis
  • Team-based Design and Innovation
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Technological Entrepreneurship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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General Requirements

  • Clarkson University Unconventional Application (online)
  • Common Application (online)
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores
  • Personal statement
  • A letter of recommendation from a school counselor, principal, or headmaster
  • A second letter of recommendation from a teacher
  • Application Fee - $50

International students:

  • Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript, mark sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • SAT or ACT score reports
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports
  • Certification of Finances Form
  • Copy of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    47950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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