The Master of Engineering in engineering management is an excellent alternative to an MBA for engineers, scientists and technical professionals who want to move into management. The program facilitates technically minded people to learn and practice data-driven management, develop leadership capabilities and apply proven principles for business performance improvement.
The core curriculum addresses the business basics of engineering management, project management, finance and accounting, business communication and leadership. Elective courses provide in-depth skills in areas such as Six Sigma, quality management, product management, R&D, ethical decision-making, lean and agile management and software management. Graduates of the program are prepared to lead people and organizations and respond to the challenges that go along with managing engineering and technology businesses.
For more information, visit the program's Master of Engineering in Engineering Management webpage.
Distance Education Option
Students can take individual courses toward a master's degree or graduate certificate through distance education (online). For more information, connect with the individual graduate program directly.
The following course requirements are subject to change; for the most current information, visit the program's Degree Requirements webpage.
The ME degree requires 30 credit hours, consisting of five core courses and five elective courses. Additional degree requirements include a written master's exam in student's final semester of classes.
|EMEN 5010||Introduction to Engineering Management||3|
|EMEN 5020||Finance for Engineering Managers||3|
|EMEN 5030||Fundamentals of Project Management||3|
|or EMEN 5031||Software Project Management|
|or EMEN 5405||Fundamentals of Systems Engineering|
|EMEN 5050||Leading Oneself||3|
|EMEN 5830||Special Topics (Engineering Communication)||3|
|Choose five of the following:||15|
|Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods|
|Software Project Management|
|Advanced Topics in Project Management|
|Advanced Topics in Value Creation|
|Methods for Quality Improvement|
|Advanced Topics in Quality Systems/ Engineering|
|Ethical Decision-Making in Engineering Management|
|Marketing and Technology Ventures|
|Entrepreneurship for Engineers|
|Product Development and Design|
|Fundamentals of Systems Engineering|
|Lean and Agile Management|
|Advanced Statistical Methods for Engineering Research|
|Data Mining and Screening Experiments for Engineering Research|
|Applied Business Decisions|
|Intrapreneurship & Innovation|
|Research Methods and Experimental Design|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Dual Degree Programs
In addition to the Master of Engineering in engineering management, the Engineering Management Program also offers dual degrees in the following areas:
- Computer Science & Engineering Management
- Aerospace Engineering Sciences & Engineering Management
- Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering & Engineering Management
- Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Management
For more information, visit the program's Dual Graduate Degree Programs webpage.