Required courses for this Certificate include:
- EM 600 Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis
- EM 605 Elements of Operations Research
- EM 612 Project Management of Complex Systems
- EM 680 Designing and Managing the Development Enterprise
Engineering Management is a rapidly expanding field that combines engineering, technology, management, systems, and business. High-technology companies in the telecommunications, financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, consulting, information technology and other industries utilize the concepts and tools of EM such as project management, quality management, engineering economics, modeling and simulation, systems engineering and integration, and statistical tools. Given that most students will spend most of their professional careers in a management or supervisory capacity, this certificate will provide many of the skills necessary to be successful in the 21st century, global economy.