MEMPHIS – Christian Brothers University (CBU) has been ranked among the best Engineering Management programs in the country.
BestColleges.com, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, ranks CBU’s online Master of Science in Engineering Management at #12, calling the program “ideal for working professionals.” Well-known college ranking organization College Choice also named CBU’s online Master’s in Engineering Management in the Top 20 for affordability, and #27 overall.
“Our Engineering Management programs — both degree and certificate — are offered online and in class, and are flexible for the schedule of working professionals. The curriculum is updated often to meet industry needs, using feedback from industry professionals that form the advisory board for the programs. We have a dedicated faculty that work with each student to help them succeed. Our students have had tremendous success rates from getting the next promotion or finding an internship or a job,” said Dr. Divya Choudhary, Director of Graduate Engineering.
CBU’s Gadomski School of Engineering is consistently ranked among the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs by U.S. News & World Report, and the Engineering program was formally commended for excellence as part of CBU’s being named one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. Programs receive the College of Distinction honor for adhering to the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes.
“Our engineering program’s strategic goals are focused on growth and recognition,” said Gadomski Engineering School Dean Dr. Siripong Malasri. “We strive to nurture the intellectual, professional, and personal development of our students and to prepare them to be effective, productive, and ethical engineers. Partnerships like the Packaging Consortium and our Surface Water Institute that we have developed with government agencies and the private sector in the region benefit the entire community.”
CBU Engineering alumnus Edward Belk Jr. can testify to the program’s achieving these distinctive goals. Belk is the Chief of Civil Works Programs Integration for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he is responsible for the development, defense, and execution of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program.
“The Engineering profession has never been more urgently needed or in more demand than right now, as the world looks to engineers to help solve the many problems facing society,” Belk said. “I’ve worked with engineers all over the world, and never cease to be amazed at how well CBU prepared me to succeed in the engineering profession and in life. CBU provided me an outstanding technical grounding in a values-based setting with faculty that knew me personally, a combination that I could not have gotten anywhere else.”
CBU as a whole has seen impressive rankings from a variety of prestigious lists, including being ranked on several “Best” lists by the Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Reports, and Forbes. CBU was recently recognized by College Consensus, a new college review aggregator, as one of the “Best Colleges and Universities in Tennessee” for 2018.