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Master of Science in Engineering Management

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M.S. Degree Requirements

KU Edwards Campus

A minimum of 33 credit hours is required, including 18 hours of core courses, 12 hours of electives, and a 3-hour field project.

Core Courses (18 hours)

EMGT 806 Finance for Engineers 3
EMGT 809 Personal Development for the Engineering Manager 4
EMGT 810 Applications of Quantitative Analysis in Decision Making (3) or
EMGT 811 Engineering Systems Simulation (3)
EMGT 813 Design Project Management in Professional Practice (3) or
EMGT 823 Management of Internal Engineering Projects (3) or
EMGT 844 Managing Software Development Projects (3)
EMGT 821 Strategic Analysis of Technology Projects 3
EMGT 830 Case Studies in Engineering Management 2

Electives (12 hours). These may be drawn from 3 areas:

  1. Engineering Management
    EMGT 800 Special Topics in Engineering Management (1-4)
    EMGT 801 Management Theory and Practice for Engineering Managers (3)
    EMGT 802 Statistical Analysis and Prediction of Engineering Systems (3)
    EMGT 803 Technological Forecasting and Assessment (3)
    EMGT 804 Business Development and Marketing of Professional Services (3)
    EMGT 805 Management of Innovation (3)
    EMGT 807 Labor and Employee Relations for the Engineering Manager (3)
    EMGT 808 Quality Management (3)
    EMGT 812 Law and the Design Professional (3)
    EMGT 814 Financial and Managerial Accounting for the Engineer (3)
    EMGT 824 Product Marketing for Engineering Managers (3)
    EMGT 840 Systems Approach to Engineering (3)
    EMGT 848 Information Technology for Management (3)
    EMGT 850 Environmental Issues for Engineering Managers (3)
    EMGT 854 Management of Business Intelligence and Security for Strategic Planning (3)
    EMGT 860 Special Problems in Engineering Management (1-4)
    EMGT 862 Manufacturing Systems Integration (3)
    EMGT 867 Advanced Operations Management (3
  2. Graduate courses at the 500 to 800 level from any EMGT-approved technical discipline for which the student meets prerequisite requirements for enrollment
  3. Business. Any M.B.A. course for which the student meets prerequisites.

Field Project (3 hours)

EMGT 835 Field Project (M.S.) 3

The candidate must pass a final oral examination defending the nonthesis project and demonstrating a working knowledge of engineering management.

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