University of Alabama—​Huntsville

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Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Engineering Management - MSE Operations Research - MSOR
Engineering Management - PhD Systems Engineering - MSE
Industrial Engineering - MSE Systems Engineering - PhD
Industrial Engineering - PhD
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

Distance Learning, sponsored by the College of Engineering at UAHuntsville, has a variety of high quality courses and programs to offer, at your convenience through an asynchronous format. We offer courses that go beyond the standard e-learning paradigm--our faculty teach with the best technology, and provide you with the best content, at the time best suited to your schedule.

School type Public
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Online master's in engineering degree programs 7
Concentrations offered
Computer Engineering
Engineering Management

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 24


Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 23 full-time; 10 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time; 100% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 23
Average experience teaching online courses 8 years
National Academy of Engineering members N/A
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 4 full-time; 9 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 20
Maximum class size 56

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Can earn degree entirely abroad No
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams Yes
Classes include campus-based students Yes
Collaboration among online and campus-based students Encouraged but not mandatory
Students enroll as online students Yes, they are bound to courses as online students after enrollment
Credits earned online equal earned on-campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus All
Same curricula for online and campus students All


One-year retention rates N/A


Graduation rates N/A
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate N/A
Program target time to graduate N/A
Required time to earn degree 6 years

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