Master of Science in the Field of Engineering Management

The master of science in engineering management is designed for the technical manager who needs a broad education to keep an organization operating efficiently and working ahead of its competitors. The program provides graduate education in the most current management techniques for technological and scientific organizations. Students can pursue their degree by selecting electives in one of five areas of focus: crisis, emergency, and risk management; economics, finance, and cost engineering; engineering and technology management; environmental and energy management; and knowledge and information management.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 12 credits in required courses, 12 to 15 credits in a focus area, and 3 to 9 credits in elective courses, depending on which focus area is selected. 

Required
EMSE 6001The Management of Technical Organizations
EMSE 6020Decision Making with Uncertainty
EMSE 6410Engineering Economic Analysis
EMSE 6801Systems Engineering I

Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management

Required
EMSE 6305Crisis and Emergency Management
EMSE 6310Information Technology in Crisis and Emergency Management
EMSE 6315Management of Risk and Vulnerability for Hazards and Terrorism
EMSE 6325Medical and Public Health Emergency Management
or EMSE 6330 Management of Terrorism Preparedness and Response
Two of the following:
EMSE 6240Environmental Hazard Management
EMSE 6300Homeland Security: The National Challenge
EMSE 6345Disaster Recovery and Organizational Continuity
EMSE 6350Hazard Mitigation in Disaster Management
EMSE 6540Management of Information and Systems Security
EMSE 6820Program and Project Management
EMSE 6992Special Topics (with program advisor approval)
Electives
Two additional Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE) courses with the advisor's approval.

Engineering and Technology Management 

Required
EMSE 6005Organizational Behavior for the Engineering Manager
EMSE 6820Program and Project Management
EMSE 6099Problems in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Two of the following:
EMSE 6010HR for Engineering Managers
EMSE 6014Management of Engineering Contracts
EMSE 6018Engineering Law
EMSE 6023Technology Issue Analysis
EMSE 6026Technical Enterprises
EMSE 6030Technological Forecasting and Management
EMSE 6035Marketing of Technology
EMSE 6070Management of Research and Development
EMSE 6430Financial Management for Engineers
EMSE 6505Knowledge Management I
EMSE 6760Discrete Systems Simulation
EMSE 6805Systems Engineering II
EMSE 6992Special Topics (with program advisor approval)
Electives
Three additional Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE) courses with the advisor's approval.

Environmental and Energy Management 

Required
EMSE 6220Environmental Management
EMSE 6225Air Quality Management
EMSE 6235Water Quality Management
EMSE 6260Energy Management
Two of the following:
EMSE 6200Policy Factors in Environmental and Energy Management
EMSE 6230Hazardous Waste Management and Cleanup
EMSE 6240Environmental Hazard Management
EMSE 6245Analytical Tools for Environmental Management
EMSE 6285Analytical Tools for Energy Management
EMSE 6290Climate Change: Policy, Impact
EMSE 6295Environmental Secuity
EMSE 6992Special Topics (with program advisor approval)
Electives
Two additional Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE) courses with the advisor's approval.

Economics, Finance, and Cost Engineering

Required
EMSE 6420Uncertainity Analysis in Cost Engineering
EMSE 6430Financial Management for Engineers
EMSE 6450Investment Engineering
EMSE 6820Program and Project Management
Two of the following:
EMSE 6014Management of Engineering Contracts
EMSE 6018Engineering Law
EMSE 6026Technical Enterprises
EMSE 6701Operations Research Methods
EMSE 6840Applied Enterprise Systems Engineering
EMSE 6850Quantitative Models in Systems Engineering
EMSE 6992Special Topics (with program advisor approval)
Electives
Two additional Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE) courses with the advisor's approval.