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Engineering Management Graduate Program Details

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Master of Science in Engineering Management

Admissions criteria:

  1. Bachelor of Science in engineering or related science from an accredited institution. With a 3.0 undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Provisional admission may be granted to graduates with a GPA of 2.50 to 2.99 GPA.
  2. Two years of professional experience.
  3. Official transcript.
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. Current Resume.
  6. Graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Technology or related area are considered only with a 3.5+ GPA and five or more years of experience.
  7. International applicants must meet KU’s English proficiency, visa and financial support document requirement. 
  8. Online application: https://applyweb.com/kugrad/index.ftl

 

Curriculum and Requirements

Classes meet once a week in the evenings to fit in the busy schedules of working professionals. Online and distance learning options are also available. The Master of Science in Engineering Management degree offers research and non-research track options. 

Option A (“Research”): 30 credits required

Core courses

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 802: Statistical Analysis and Prediction of Engineering Systems 

3

EMGT 802

EMGT 806: Finance for Engineers 

3

EMGT 806

EMGT 809: Personal Development for Engineering Managers

4

EMGT 809

EMGT 821: Strategic Analysis of Technology Projects

3

EMGT 821

EMGT 830: Case Studies in Engineering Management (prerequisite: complete 21 credits)

2

EMGT 830

 

Core quantitative course (choose one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 810: Applications of Quantitative Analysis in Decision Making

3

EMGT 810

EMGT 811: Engineering Systems Simulation

3

EMGT 811

 

Project management course (choose one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 813: Design Project Management

3

EMGT 813

EMGT 823: Management of Internal Engineering Projects

3

EMGT 823

Capstone

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 835: Field Project (prerequisite: complete 21 credits)

3

EMGT 835

 

Option B (“Non-research”): 34 credits required

Core courses

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 806: Finance for Engineers 

3

EMGT 806

EMGT 809: Personal Development for Engineering Managers

4

EMGT 809

EMGT 821: Strategic Analysis of Technology Projects

3

EMGT 821

 

Core management/leadership course (choose one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 801: Management Theory and Practice for Engineering Managers 

3

EMGT 801

EMGT 814: Leadership Techniques and Methods for the Engineering Manager

3

EMGT 814

 

Core quantitative course (choose one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 810: Applications of Quantitative Analysis in Decision Making

3

EMGT 810

EMGT 811: Engineering Systems Simulation

3

EMGT 811

 

Project management course (choose one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 813: Design Project Management

3

EMGT 813

EMGT 823: Management of Internal Engineering Projects

3

EMGT 823

 

Capstone

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 830: Case Studies & Project with Oral Exam (prerequisite: complete 21 credits)

3

EMGT 830

 

Elective courses: (choose from the following)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 801: Management Theory and Practice for Engineering Managers

3

EMGT 801

EMGT 802: Statistical Analysis and Prediction of Engineering Systems 

3

EMGT 802

EMGT 803: Technological Forecasting and Assessment

3

EMGT 803

EMGT 804: Business Development and Marketing of Professional Services

3

EMGT 804

EMGT 805: Management of Innovation

3

EMGT 805

EMGT 807: Labor and Employee Relations for the Engineering Manager

3

EMGT 807

EMGT 808: Quality Management

3

EMGT 808

EMGT 812: Law and the Design Professional

3

EMGT 812

EMGT 814: Leadership Techniques and Methods for the Engineering Manager 

3

EMGT 814

EMGT 815: Business Relationships and Selling Skills 

3

EMGT 815

EMGT 816: Energy Management

3

EMGT 816

EMGT 824: Product Marketing for Engineering Managers

3

EMGT 824

EMGT 840: Systems Approach to Engineering

3

EMGT 840

EMGT 845: Service Management for the Engineering Manager

3

EMGT 845

EMGT 850: Environmental Issues for Engineering Managers

3

EMGT 850

EMGT 860:Special Problems in Engineering Management

1-4

EMGT 860 

EMGT 862: Manufacturing Systems Integration

3

EMGT 862

EMGT 867: Advanced Operations Management

3

EMGT 867

 

Certificate in Foundations of Engineering Management

Admissions Criteria

Individuals who are not already enrolled as KU graduate students must complete an application to the Graduate School for admission into the certificate program and submit an application fee along with the following materials:

  • Official undergraduate transcript
  • Resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Current KU graduate students wishing to enroll in the Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Engineering Management program will apply through the Graduate School. A student must be in good standing with their graduate degree program in order to participate in the certificate program. A graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is required for admission. Awarding of certificates will be handled consistent with guidelines and timing of degree awards of the Graduate School. Completion of the certificate will appear on the graduate transcript.

KU graduate students should submit the following materials:

  • An unofficial copy of your KU transcript
  • Resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation

 

Curriculum and Requirements

Classes meet once a week in the evenings to fit in the busy schedules of working professionals. Online and distance learning options are also available. 

Core courses

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 806: Finance for Engineers 

3

EMGT 806

EMGT 809: Personal Development for Engineering Managers

4

EMGT 809

EMGT 821: Strategic Analysis of Technology Projects

3

EMGT 821

 

Elective courses (choose one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

EMGT 810: Applications of Quantitative Analysis in Decision Making

3

EMGT 810

EMGT 811: Engineering Systems Simulation

3

EMGT 811

EMGT 813: Design Project Management

3

EMGT 813

EMGT 823: Management of Internal Engineering Projects

3

EMGT 823

Graduation Information

The Master of Science Program in Engineering Management has two options available:

  • Option A ("Research") - Requires 30 credits (21 credits in required core courses, 6 credits in elective courses, and 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 needs 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; such as 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.


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