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Emerging Engineering Leaders

Our focus is on educating emerging engineering leaders who have the technical know-how, innovative thinking, communications and business skills necessary to implement big ideas to create a brighter world within a company or by starting a new one. 

We have a special partnership with DECA, including 10 scholarships valued at $15,000 for DECA alumni worldwide and sponsorship of competitions in Ontario and beyond.

Business, Meet Engineering.

Whether it's through our brand new Minor in Innovation, longstanding Engineering & Management program, one of a kind Bachelor of Technology program, or innovative Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences program, the options to study both engineering & business are widespread.

Engineering & Management

This prestigious 5-year program is designed to provide engineering students with a deeper understanding of business, project management, and leadership skills needed to thrive in a corporate or entrepreneurial environment.

Graduates can qualify for an accelerated MBA at McMaster!

Bachelor of Technology

25% of the courses in the Bachelor of Technology program are on management and business topics. Students graduate with a Business Management certificate from Mohawk College. 

Students can gain advanced credit towards a Master of Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Minor in Innovation

The new Minor in Innovation is offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering & DeGroote School of Business, in partnership with The Forge. 7-8 courses are required to complete the minor, including: 

  • From Founder to CEO
  • Sprint Methodologies
  • Persuasion, Pitching Skills, & Marketing


Students in the Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences program complete a series of project-based design courses intended to develop their working knowledge of contemporary issues related to society, ethics, and professionalism while developing biomedical engineering solutions to real-world healthcare problems.

DECA, did you meet McMaster Engineering in Orlando?

We were the only Canadian engineering school to support DECA's International Career Development Conference in Orlando from April 27-30. Check out this recap of our visit.


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McMaster Engineering is home to DECA alumni

McMaster Engineering has an exciting partnership with DECA Ontario. Through conferences and competitions, DECA instills professionalism and prepares high school students to respond to authentic business cases and market demands.

Aside from scholarships, we also sponsored the GRIT Tank Competition at the Provincial competition in 2019.

Learn how being part of DECA helped some of our McMaster Engineering students. 

HOW WE RANK: Top 100 university globally, top 10 engineering school in Canada.

McMaster places second in world for global impact

April 3, 2019

McMaster places second in world for global impact

McMaster University has placed second in the world in a new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale.

McMaster Engineering climbs in Maclean\'s best university engineering programs rankings

October 6, 2019

McMaster Engineering climbs in Maclean's best university engineering programs rankings

The Faculty ranked 6th in Canada in magazine's annual higher education rankings, up one spot from last year.

 McMaster one of the world’s Top 75 universities

September 11, 2019

McMaster one of the world’s Top 75 universities

For the first time, McMaster is now ranked among the top 75 universities in the world.