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

#1

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

Chicago Woman Comes to MEM to Launch her Future in Wearable Design

The University of Connecticut being a state university doesn’t stop students from coming from around the world or across the country. Alexa Boden, currently a junior in Management and Engineering for Manufacturing came to UConn from Chicago, Illinois and brought her own goals and ideals with her. “I moved to Chicago in eighth grade and […]

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MEM and OPIM Partner on Supply Chain Case Competition

Last month, Management and Engineering for Manufacturing and Operations and Information Management partnered with Unilever to bring students a Supply Chain Case Competition. Eleven teams of three students each competed to develop a plan to resolve a mock supply chain issue for Unilever’s brand Lipton and their green tea product. Students were given a challenge […]

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Tech High School Grads Should Consider MEM

MEM Junior, Jonathan Varga, joined MEM the spring of his sophomore year after entering UConn as an ACES student; however, he always knew he would choose Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) as his major. Graduating valedictorian of his high school, Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School in Danielson, Connecticut, Varga knew he wanted to […]

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