What is MEM?

The Management & Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) program is an independent academic major that is part of both the School of Engineering and the School of Business. MEM students graduate with a BS degree conferred by both schools, and with total enterprise vision and a well rounded knowledge of production in manufacturing and service industries.

School of Business students at Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation CCEI in Hartford on June 18, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

MANAGEMENT

Through a partnership with the School of Business, MEM students gain critical business skills like accounting and finance, marketing and management to aid in their future careers.

Emily Yale, one of the three inaugural students in our Master's of Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship program, with her autonomous robot at the Great Lawn on Oct. 7, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

ENGINEERING

Through a partnership with the School of Engineering, MEM students graduate with a comprehensive engineering degree and real world experience through Senior Design.

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MANUFACTURING

MEM students graduate with a solid understanding of the principles of manufacturing and the ability to step into leadership roles within global manufacturing companies.

MEM by the Numbers

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MEM graduates consistently have one of the highest median salaries

96%

of our graduates have jobs within 6 months of graduation

$67,000

MEM graduates median starting salary in 2020

Recent News

SME News Scholarship

Scholarships Available for UConn Engineering Students

Did you know that 13% of science and engineering positions are occupied by people who come from diverse and underrepresented populations or that 29% of science and engineering positions are occupied by women? We can improve those numbers. As the philanthropic arm of SME, an internationally recognized nonprofit organization serving the manufacturing industry, the SME […]

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Buffalo, New York Student Finds His Place at MEM

The University of Connecticut might be a favored institution of higher education in the state of Connecticut, but with the uniqueness of a program like Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM), it draws students well beyond state borders. One example of this is Jonathan Rucinski, UConn Senior and MEM major. The Buffalo, New York resident […]

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Dr. Xu – MEM Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Hongyi Xu might not look like your average university professor, and some of his students may have wondered if he was not the graduate teaching assistant for the course as opposed to the actual class professor, but don’t let his youthful appearance fool you. Dr. Xu is a qualified and highly skilled instructor for […]

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