Achieve Executive
Level Success

 
LEARN EXECUTIVE BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS AND TAKE YOUR CAREER TO NEW HEIGHTS.
 
Join the ranks of senior leadership with a Master of Science in Executive Management for Design and Construction from Northwestern University.
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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Part-time program completed in about two years
Uniquely designed curriculum emphasizing management, planning and design concepts.
Join our illustrious alumni network
Learn executive level strategic insights and competencies
Engage in a 100% online program with flexible curriculum
Instruction from leading and practicing industry professionals

WHY CHOOSE NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY?

DEVELOP EXECUTIVE LEVEL SKILLS AND STRATEGY
Gain big-picture perspective, strategic insights and competencies through curriculum uniquely developed for aspiring executives in design and construction, like you.

 

NETWORK WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS
Learn in a collaborative environment with leading faculty and join a selective, dynamic and diverse class of professional equals with whom you can exchange ideas and forge lifelong connections.

 

 

ENGAGE IN FLEXIBLE DISTANCE LEARNING
Through weekly, online faculty-led discussions and course videos that can be watched at your discretion, you can complete our competitive program in about two years.

 

 

Who should apply?

• Leaders with at least eight years of experience in the design and/or construction industry.
• Managers aspiring to senior-level leadership positions.
• Successful professionals eager to take on new skills that will support their career goals and increase their knowledge.

STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Phoebe Evans (’16) designed a life clock that embodies time through the representation of rings on a tree. Evans used Arduino and LED lights to bring life to the clock.

Six students (’15) teamed up with IDEO Chicago to design a low-cost teff seed row planter to improve the livelihood of Ethiopian farmers.

Jeff Kahn (’14) designed the product Zeez which explores how different dosing protocols of light can affect the circadian clock thus improving the quality of life.

“I was made to stay at the top of my game. The operational knowledge shared by the industry experts teaching the classes opens your eyes to the soft skills needed to succeed as an executive. And at the same time, the program shines a light on the financial indicators and accounting concerns executives work with daily to make sure their companies succeed."
 
Damon Ranieri, EMDC '15
BIM Integration Manager, Lendlease

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