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    Jan 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Engineering Management, M.S.E.M.


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Degree Information

Priority Admission Application Deadlines: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors

Minimum Total Hours: 30
Level: Masters
CIP Code: 15.1501
Dept. Code: EGS
Major/College Codes: EMA EN
Approved: 1982

Also offered as an Accelerated Major

Contact Information

College: Engineering
Department: Industrial & Management Systems Engineering

Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors


This major is designed to prepare engineers from various disciplines to make the transition to technical management. Courses in the major involve concepts in engineering management, resource management, strategic planning, and productivity. They combine qualitative approaches with quantitative techniques. Courses are available on campus or through distance learning.

Admission Information

Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

  • BS in Engineering or equivalent.
  • GRE may be required
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Resume
  • Two years professional experience or internship may be required as part of the major

Curriculum Requirements


A minimum of 30 credits of approved graduate level coursework beyond the bachelor level is required, 18 credits of core work and 12 credits of electives. Up to 6 hours of advanced courses in the student’s area of specialty may be taken as electives. A thesis option is available to M.S.E.M. students who are interested in applied research. In the thesis option, 18 credits of core work, 6 credits of electives, and 6 credits of thesis are the minimum required.

The required 18 credits of core work are divided into three components: 12 credits in the general core area, 3 credits in the quantitative core area, and 3 credits in the job design core area. An undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or higher is a prerequisite for the quantitative core area. Otherwise students must additionally take EGN 3443 Probability & Statistics for Engineers as a prerequisite.

General Core Area: (12 Credits Hours)


Quantitative Core Area:


3 credits must be selected from the following options, as approved by advisor. The other courses may be taken as electives.

Job Design Core Area:


3 credits must be selected from the following options, as approved by advisor. The other course may be taken as an elective.

Electives:


12 credits minimum must be selected from the following options, as approved by advisor. (Other Graduate Courses may be taken, with approval of the Graduate Director.)

Comprehensive Exam


Accelerated Major


Also available as an Accelerated Majors  

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