Dec 03, 2021
Priority Admission Application Deadlines: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
Minimum Total Hours: 30
CIP Code: 15.1501
Dept. Code: EGS
Major/College Codes: EMA EN
Also offered as an Accelerated Major
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.
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.
- Two years professional experience or internship may be required as part of the major
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.
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.)