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2023-2024 University Catalog 
  
2023-2024 University Catalog

Engineering Management, M.S.E.M.


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The College of Engineering offers a Master of Science in Engineering Management degree. This program makes use of the expertise and resources of the faculty of both the College of Engineering and the College of Business Administration. This program is intended for engineers who wish to remain in their engineering area of expertise but desire to improve their managerial skills and their understanding of business practices.

Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for MSEM Engineering Management

Students will demonstrate proper use of learned tools and principles to solve advanced engineering management problems. 

Students will learn current project management techniques to enhance career opportunities. 

Students will learn the importance of social responsibility and ethical conduct for engineering managers. 

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Students will create effective written reports. 

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Students will create and deliver effective oral presentations. 

Admission

In addition to meeting the minimum standards for admission to the Graduate School, applicants to the master of science in engineering management program must possess a baccalaureate degree in engineering, mathematics, or an applied science. Applicants are expected to have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants who have an undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

Degree Requirements


The Master of Science in Engineering Management requires a total of 30 graduate credit hours completed in either a thesis or non-thesis option.

Non-Thesis Option


Completion of 30 credit hours including 18 credit hours of required core courses and three credit hours for a capstone course. The remaining 9 credit hours must be selected from approved electives.

Thesis Option


Completion of 30 credit hours including six credit hours of thesis research, and 18 credit hours of required core courses. The remaining six credit hours must be selected from approved electives.

Optional Concentration


Students may select a concentration in Systems Innovation Engineering. Students pursuing the Systems Innovation Engineering concentration are required to take MANG 5750 as well as three elective courses chosen from systems-based, domain specific courses in either Engineering, Computer Science, or Business.

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