Engineering And Business: A Great Combination For Success
Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology|Fall 2019 Volume 34 Issue 2
The Many Benefits Of Acquiring Both Engineering And Business Degrees
Gale Horton Gay

An engineering degree is a highly sought-after academic goal for many, as is a degree in business. Both have the potential to lead to promising careers doing work that’s challenging, meaningful, and lucrative. An increasing number of people are finding benefits in pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree after achieving engineering degrees or enrolling in programs that combine business and engineering studies.

Columbia University offers a Master of Science degree in management science and engineering. The University of Pennsylvania has a Wharton/ engineering dual-degree program, and the institution states on its website that its programs are for students “looking for a career trajectory leveraging the strong combination of business leadership interests and strong technical skills.”

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