M.S. in Engineering

Program information sheet

Curriculum Content

The MSE program has the following credit requirements from each of the following disciplines:

MA-703 Partial Differential Equations

Systems Engineering
GE-601 System Dynamics
GE-611 Numerical Methods
GE-703 Simulation and Modeling

Industrial Engineering
IE-612 Operations Research
IE-613 Quality Engineering

Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Choice of four core courses from EE and/or ME

Two courses from AE, EE, GE, IE, ME, PH, CS or EM

Engineering Project Option
GE-796 Proposal Development
GE-797 Engineering Project I
GE-798 Engineering Project II


Non-project Option:
EE/ME 7-8XX Core V
EE/ME 7-8XX Core VI
GE-791 Engineering Specialty Paper

*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.

Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates create new value in a process or product at their workplace through application of advanced engineering skills and knowledge
  • Graduates advance in their careers as a direct result of completing the degree

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the MSE program will:

  • be able to utilize advanced mathematics, with a primary focus on numerical methods and models, to solve engineering problems involving multivariate differential systems
  • have demonstrated an ability to apply advanced engineering principles to complex problems in his or her chosen specialty
  • have demonstrated an ability to integrate and analyze information in a chosen specialty in the form of scholarly work, either as an independent specialty paper or as an independent engineering project
  • have the ability to effectively present and communicate technical concepts, both orally and in writing

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