Students present during weekend format class at Lyle

Weekend Format

Advance your career with a master's program that fits into your busy life.

Dr. Uster helps students in SMU Lyle Weekend Format

Designed for You

SMU Lyle's Weekend Format master's degrees are developed for and exclusively offered to local industry professionals with engineering or science undergraduate degrees seeking to advance their careers.

Weekend Format LIVE Webinar

Join our webinar Thursday May 30 from 12 - 1 p.m. CT to learn more about our M.S. in Manufacturing Management with Program Director Jim Webb.



Watch: Weekend Format Overview Webinar

Learn More About our Weekend Format Programs


Weekend Format Programs

Engineering Management Students in class at SMU Lyle

Engineering Management

Develop expertise in traditional graduate business areas and in pace-setting, innovative areas such as information engineering, global perspectives, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Manufacturing Management Li Chonggui works at the laser cladding system

Manufacturing Management

Gain knowledge at the intersection of manufacturing and management. Learn to address the world’s most challenging operations and high-tech problems.

Software Engineering SMU Lyle students study in a common area in Caruth Hall

Software Engineering

Learn the technical aspects of designing and building software systems and embedded systems.

Systems Engineering Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering faculty, Jim Webb, lectures during a Manufacturing Systems Management class, Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Caruth Hall on the SMU Campus.

Systems Engineering

Build on your engineering/ technical education while developing problem-definition and problem-solving skills.

Admissions Requirements

In addition to meeting the Lyle School of Engineering admission requirements for an M.S. degree, applicants are required to satisfy the following additional requirements for their selected degree program: 

Tuition and Fees

For a complete graduate cost per semester see Cost of Attendance.


Priority Application Deadlines

The next start date is August 2024. Priority application due July 15.