Degree Requirements

A total of 30 semester credit hours, or ten 3‐hour graduate level classes, are required to complete degree requirements for the MSEM.

Core requirements (12 credit hours):

  • EMGT 5033 Introduction to Engineering Management
  • INEG 5443 Decision Models
  • OMGT 5463 Economic Decision Making
  • OMGT 5783 Project Management

Engineering Sequence (9 credit hours):
Choose three courses from the available online engineering (non‐EMGT/OMGT) courses.

Electives (9 credit hours):
Choose three courses from the available EMGT, OMGT, engineering courses, or other approved
graduate level courses.

Suggested Elective

  • EMGT 5793 Risk Management
  • OMGT 5003 Introduction to Operations Management
  • OMGT 5253 Leadership Principles and Practices
  • OMGT 5423 Operations Management & Global Competition
  • OMGT 5653 Introduction to Data Analytics
  • OMGT 5983 Advanced Project Management

A thesis is not required; however, students will be required to complete a comprehensive oral exam. A minimum of 80% of the course work, including all core and engineering sequence courses, must be completed prior to the comprehensive oral exam.

Students must also maintain a >=3.0 GPA; no credit will be received for courses with “D” or “F” grades, though they will be calculated into the GPA. A student has six years to complete all degree requirements.