Master's Degree in Engineering Management

By combining courses in systems, engineering and management, we provide the right mix of technical and management content to prepare engineers and scientists to assume positions of increasing responsibility.  The information age has produced problems that are complex, interdisciplinary and economically driven.  Our program is designed by industry to meet these challenges. Graduates from this program will be prepared to work effectively at the interface of engineering and management and to assume professional positions of increasing responsibility. 

Program Requirements

To receive a Master of Engineering in Engineering Management, students are required to complete the following core coures and four elective courses.

Core Courses:

As of Summer 2014, the required core courses are:

  • EM 600 Engineering Economics
  • EM 605 Elements of Operations Research
  • EM 612 Project Management of Complex Systems or EM 680 Designing and Managing the Development Enterprise
  • EM 624 Informatics for Engineering Management
  • SYS 660 Decision and Risk Analysis
  • SYS 611 Modeling and Simulation or SYS 681 Dynamic Modeling of Systems and Enterprise

Students lacking a strong quantitative background may be required to take ramp courses as defined by the conditions listed in the acceptance letter.

Students are encouraged to take an integrated four-course sequence leading to a graduate certificate for the four advisor approved electives or four additional courses in Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, or Enterprise Systems. Most of these certificates are offered online via web-based instruction. 

A faculty advisor must approve other options.

Engineering Management Study Plan

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