Apr 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Management

The Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) is an interdisciplinary program of study offered collaboratively by the College of Business and the College of Engineering. The degree is designed to provide early-career engineering and related technical professionals with leadership and management knowledge, skills, and tools for advancing their job performance and the performance of the organizations that employ them. The focus of the program is on the management of technology-based projects and technical people and organizations, and the goal is to combine the application of business theory with the best practices in engineering. The program content is applicable to technical professionals in state and federal agencies, small businesses, and large corporations. Academic components of the program include the applicable and appropriate use of a variety of quantitative tools for decision making, the effective supervision of organizational personnel, and project and process management, including but not limited to risk management, resource allocation, and systems engineering.
Courses will be taught by expert faculty in both related fields.


Admission to MS in Engineering Management

Admission to the MS in Engineering Management program is decided based on a multiparameter criterion that can include the following items to be evaluated by the department:
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in engineering, science, or related area, all requiring mathematics at least through differential and integral calculus and including calculus-based probability and statistics
2. Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale,
3. GRE General Test (GRE) scores with Quantitative greater than or equal to 150 (50%); Verbal greater than or equal to 147 (33%); Analytical Writing greater than or equal to 3.5 (33%).
– Applicants with BS degrees in related fields from TTU are not required to take the GRE.
– Applicants who have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering examination may submit evidence of passing the exam in place of the GRE.
– The GRE may be waived for applicants who have met all other requirements and who have a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience.
4. Three (3) letters of recommendation that demonstrate strong evidence for success in the graduate program.
5. Participation in undergraduate research.
6. At least two years of post-BS degree professional experience in a technical environment.
7. Publications in peer reviewed journals and/or award-winning presentations in technical conferences.
8. International students must score at least 550 (213 computer-based or 79 internet-based) on the TOEFL or a minimum base score of 6.0 on the IELTS.


Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Engineering Management is a 33 hour program.  Students will complete a business core of courses and engineering core as follows:

M.S. Engineering Management Degree Requirements
Requirement Credit Hours
Core Business Courses 12
Core Engineering Courses 21
Total Degree Requirements 33