Engineering Management Degree Requirements

Thesis or Non-Thesis Option

For students obtaining the degree of Master of Science in Engineering Management, both thesis and non-thesis options are available. For either option, students are required to pass a comprehensive examination before a committee of graduate faculty members.

Non-Thesis Option

Completion of 30 credit hours including 21 credit hours of core courses. The remaining 9 credit hours are selected from approved electives.

Thesis Option

Completion of 30 credit hours including 21 credit hours of required core courses plus 6 credit hours of ENMG 7000 Thesis Research. The remaining 3 credit hours are selected from approved electives.

Systems Innovation Engineering Concentration

Additionally, students may select a concentration in Systems Innovation Engineering. Students pursuing the Systems Innovation Engineering concentration are required to take MANG 5750 as well as two elective courses chosen from systems-based, domain specific courses in either Engineering, Computer Science, or Business.

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Degree Requirements

The core courses are designed to insure that the student is well grounded in engineering management and business principles.

The list of courses provided is a sample of what courses may be offered. Not all courses will be offered every semester. Please check WebStar for the up-to-date list of courses.

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Core Courses Description Credit Hrs.
ENMG 6101
MANG 6710
Engineering Management I

Innovation Management
ENMG 6102 Engineering Management II
ENMG 6103
Technology Entrepreneurship
ENMG 6111 Quantitative Analysis of Engineering Management I
ENMG 6112 Quantitative Analysis of Engineering Management II
ENMG 6120 Project Management
ENMG 6095 Capstone Project
Elective Courses
Three Elective Courses
Approved Elective Courses

Electives for General Engineering Management Degree

Any 5000 or 6000-level College of Engineering course is acceptable as an elective. A partial list of engineering courses that have management elements is given below.

Course Description
ENCE 6325 Solid Waste Management
ENCE 6327 Hazardous Waste Management
ENMG 5471 Quality Management
ENMG 6097, 6098 Special Topics in Engineering Management
ENMG 6120
(for Thesis Option)
Engineering Project Management
ENMG 6130 Management of Technology Change
ENMG 6150 Systems Analysis, Development, and Management
NAME 5131 Reliability, Availability and Maintenance of Engineering Systems

Typical Non-Engineering Elective Courses

Non-engineering electives offered by the College of Business are also acceptable. A partial list of electives are given below.

Course Description
MANG 6467 Personnel/Managing Human Resources
MANG 6471 Total Quality Management
MANG 6476 Operations Management
 MKT 6503 Strategic Marketing Management
 QMBE 6780 Operations Research