M.S. in Engineering Management

Program information sheet

Foundation courses

MG‐600 Management Principles
MG‐610 The Application of Statistics
MG‐620 Finance and Accounting
MG‐631 Research and Writing (Module 1)
MG‐632 Research and Writing (Module 2)
MG‐633 Research and Writing (Module 3)
MG-645 Operations and Systems Management
MG‐660 Applied Organizational Behavior
MG‐670 Marketing Management
MG‐800 Strategic Management

SUBTOTAL: 24 credits*

MSEM Electives
Five MSEM elective courses
SUBTOTAL: 15 credits*

Culminating Experience (choose Thesis or Project)
Thesis Option
MG‐804 Engineering Management Thesis
Project Option
One elective course
MSEM Capstone project

SUBTOTAL TOTAL: 6 credits*

PROGRAM CREDITS: 45 quarter credits*

*MSOE follows an academic quarter system. The 45 quarter credits required in this program equate to approximately 30 semester credits of contact and class time.

Program Objectives

Program objectives are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the academic program is preparing the graduates to achieve. Graduates of the MSEM program will:

  • hold positions of leadership in a rapidly changing, technologically driven business climate.
  • develop and execute strategic as well as tactical plans.
  • be starting entrepreneurial companies, managing programs, driving focused change and creating value.
  • drive collaborative communication and relationship building across organizational, cultural and social lines.
  • stimulate innovation for sustained success

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes are narrower statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. Graduates of the MSEM program will possess:

  • pragmatic skills and knowledge across functional business areas including marketing, organizational behavior, human resource management, strategic management, accounting/finance, operations and information technology.
  • the ability to recognize and use modern management techniques, skills and tools.
  • the ability to lead and contribute in cross-functional teams in global and multicultural environments.
  • a thorough understanding of professional, ethical and social responsibility.
  • the ability to use an array of tools to communicate effectively in relevant venues.
  • the recognition of the need for and the desire to engage in lifelong learning.

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