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  • MS in Engineering Management

    Overview

    The accredited online Master of Science in Engineering Management is a multi-disciplinary program for engineers and scientists who want to advance into managerial and executive roles.  It teaches students how to manage technical resources and solve problems that require close cooperation between technical and non-technical staff.

    Program Features

    • Established in 1959 as the first graduate engineering management program in the nation
    • An experienced faculty comprised of successful professionals in the field
    • A highly interactive online learning environment designed to challenge and engage students, while remaining convenient for working professionals
    • Engaging and practical coursework in:
      • Economics, Financial Management and Strategy
      • Engineering Law
      • Engineering Management
      • Ethical Issues
      • Green Engineering and Sustainability Opportunities
      • Project Management
      • Quantitative Analysis
      • R & D Management
      • Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking
      • Technology Marketing and Business Development

    Curriculum

    Engineering Management 
    EGMT 501Engineering Management3.0
    EGMT 502Advanced Engineering Management3.0
    EGMT 504Engineering Management Communications3.0
    EGMT 581Human Relations and Organizational Behavior3.0
    Quantitative Analysis 
    EGMT 571Managerial Statistics3.0
    EGMT 572Statistical Data Analysis *3.0
    EGMT 573Operations Research3.0
    Economics and Financial Management  
    EGMT 531Engineering Economic Evaluation & Analysis3.0
    EGMT 535Financial Management3.0
    Engineering Management Capstone 
    EGMT 692Engineering Management Capstone3.0
    Electives 
    Select five of the following electives:**15.0
    EGMT 536
    Advanced Financial Management for Engineers 
    EGMT 650
    Engineering Leadership 
    Marketing & Business Development 
    EGMT 614
    Marketing: Identifying Customer Needs 
    EGMT 615
    Product Conceptualization and Development 
    EGMT 616
    Technology Conceptualization and Development 
    EGMT 660
    Sustainable Business Practices for Engineers 
    Project Management 
    EGMT 620
    Engineering Project Management 
    EGMT 625
    Project Planning, Scheduling and Control 
    EGMT 630
    Global Engineering Project Management 
    Systems Engineering & Systems Thinking 
    EGMT 635
    Visual System Mapping 
    EGMT 685
    Systems Engineering Management 
    EGMT 688
    Systems Engineering Analysis I 
    EGMT 690
    Systems Engineering Analysis II 
    Engineering Law & Ethics 
    EGMT 610
    Ethics & Business Practices for Engineers 
    EGMT 652
    Engineering Law 
    Other Approved Electives 
    EGMT 680
    Special Topics in Engineering Management 
    SYSE 510
    Systems Engineering Process 
    SYSE 511
    Systems Engineering Tools 
    SYSE 520
    Sustainment and Integrated Logistics 
    SYSE 521
    Integrated Risk Management 
    SYSE 522
    Supply Chain Systems Engineering 
    SYSE 523
    Systems Reliability Engineering 
    SYSE 524
    Systems Reliability, Availability & Maintainability Analysis 
    SYSE 525
    Statistical Modeling & Experimental Design 
    SYSE 530
    Systems Engineering Design 
    SYSE 531
    Systems Architecture Development 
    SYSE 532
    Software Systems Engineering 
    SYSE 533
    Systems Integration and Test 
    Total Credits45.0

     

    *

     EGMT 572 Statistical Data Analysis requires as a prerequisite EGMT 571 Managerial Statistics or approval from the program administration to complete a waiver and request to take then pass the STAT Placement Exam in place of EGMT 571.  If approved for the waiver of EGMT 571, students will be eligible to complete an upper level course substitution to satisfy the degree requirements. 

    **

     Students may select electives from other disciplines outside of Engineering Management with prior approval from their advisor.

    Admissions Criteria

    • A four-year bachelor's degree in engineering or sciences from an ABET accredited institution in the US or an equivalent institution abroad
    • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
    • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience are recommended, but not required

    Required Documents

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
    • A 750 word essay on one of two prompts, details of which are outlined in the essay section of the application:
      • A technical analysis problem
      • A human resource problem
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    How to Submit Supporting Documents

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 per credit.

    This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

    This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military.

     

    Academic Calendar

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2015     

    September 21, 2015

    December 5, 2015

    December 7, 2015

    December 12, 2015

    Winter 2016 

    January 4, 2016

    March 14, 2016

    March 15, 2016

    March 19, 2016

    Spring 2016 

    March 28, 2016

    June 6, 2016

    June 7, 2016

    June 10, 2016

    Summer 2016 

    June 20, 2016

    August 29, 2016

    August 30, 2016

    September 3, 2016

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