Professional Master's in Manufacturing Leadership

Strong operations and facility leaders are vital to a manufacturing company’s success. Set yourself apart through this unique graduate program, which includes ten courses structured in a way that enables you to continue working while enrolled.

  • Learn about a variety of topics ranging from technical competencies, including sustainable system design and manufacturing continuous improvement, to leadership skills, like leading change and handling conflict.
  • Focus on one class at a time.
  • Select an area of concentration: The forest bioproducts track covers various aspects of pulp and paper, biorefining pathways, new biomaterials and biotechnologies, and business competitive analysis and forecasting. The  chemical manufacturing track will address foundational technologies as well as emerging processes and markets in the chemical processing industry.
  • Wrap up the program with a Capstone course, a comprehensive team-based project that challenges you to tackle a real-world industry problem and present the solution to a company sponsor.Benefit from a hybrid approach that only requires three week-long visits to our main campus in Atlanta. You can obtain the remainder of your two-year education online via pre-recorded lectures and real-time web-conferencing sessions.
  • Take advantage of faculty support during virtual office hours.
  • Obtain the type of education that only a top-ranked technology and engineering university can provide.

Program of study

Core Courses
ISYE 6380Prod Plan & Control3
ISYE 6381Mfg Reliability3
ISYE 6382Quality & Six Sigma3
ISYE 6383Manu Supply Chain Ops3
MGT 6753Prin-Mgt for Engineers3
MGT 6114Leadership Development3
MGT 6107Leadership & Org Change3
MLDR 6800Manuf Leadership Capstone3
Elective Courses (Select two courses)6
Found Forest Bioproducts
Emerging Markets for Forest Bioproducts
Foundational Topics in the Chemical Manufacturing Industry
Emerging Markets for the Chemical Manufacturing Industry
Total Credit Hours30