The Master of Science (degree-seeking) program in Engineering Management has two options available:
Option A requires 30 hours of credits (21 credits in required core courses, 6 credits in electives and a field project of 3 hours) and a final oral examination. This option is recommended for students who plan to pursue additional degrees or who have a specific work-related project that needs further exploration.
Option B requires 34 hours of credits (22 credits in required core courses and 12 credits in elective courses) and an oral exam. It does not require a (field project).
The elective course work allows students to concentrate one of three areas (Consulting Engineering Services, Manufacturing/Process Industry, Systems and Information Technology) which mirror the principal professional areas from which EMGT students come.
Engineering Management is flexible with respect to students’ choice of electives and encourages students to select courses that meet one of our emphasis areas or technical courses from Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering or Computer Science programs. All such elective courses must be listed as graduate courses, taken for graduate credit, and approved by an EMGT faculty member in order to apply toward the Master of Science in Engineering Management degree.
The concluding Case Studies and Field Project courses encourage practical, integrated application of concepts drawn from students' studies.
EMGT classes may also be taken for undergraduate credit (enrollment form and class prerequisites required), for graduate credit (as an elective for another graduate program), or as non-degree seeking.