The Master of Science in Engineering Management Graduate Program has two options available:
Option A ("Research") - Requires 30 credits (21 credits in required core courses, 6 credits in elective courses, and a Field Project of 3 credits) and a final oral examination. This option is recommended for students who plan to pursue additional degrees or who have specific work-related projects that need further exploration.
Option B ("Non-research") - Requires 34 credits (22 credits in required core courses and 12 credits in elective courses) and an oral exam.
Department elective courses facilitate students' concentrations in areas (e.g., consulting engineering services, manufacturing/process industry, systems and information technology) they have interest, specifically mirroring the principal professional directions of EMGT students.
Engineering Management is flexible with respect to students’ choice of electives, and encourages students to select courses that truly meet their needs; courses that may be offered in fields such as business administration, public administration, engineering or computer science. 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 Program's concluding Case Studies and Field Project courses encourage practical, integrated application of concepts drawn from students' studies.