Master of Science in Engineering Management

Gannon University

Program Description

Master of Science in Engineering Management

Gannon University

Master of Science in Engineering Management

The graduate program in Engineering Management is designed to provide advanced studies for the graduate engineer who wishes to continue preparation in the profession of engineering manager or project director/leader.

The program provides continuing education in advanced engineering and business/management subjects for the working engineer who acknowledges the need to stay abreast of the rapidly changing technological and business world.  Emphasis is placed on the development of the engineer’s capacity for independent study and continued professional growth.


Objectives

The graduate program in Engineering Management is designed to provide advanced studies for the graduate engineer who wishes to continue preparation in the profession of engineering manager or project director/leader.

The program provides continuing education in advanced engineering and business/management subjects for the working engineer who acknowledges the need to stay abreast of the rapidly changing technological and business world. Emphasis is placed on the development of the engineer's capacity for independent study and continued professional growth.


Degree Offered

The program offers a Master of Science in Engineering Management Degree.  

Admission Requirements

1.            Applicants must have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or equivalent with a QPA of 2.5 or better.

2.            Applicants without the appropriate Engineering degree may be admitted and required to take additional coursework as determined by the program director.

3.            Applicants must submit the following:

                            ·  Completed application

                            ·  Transcripts for all prior college course work

                            ·  Three recommendation letters

                            ·  TOEFL scores if English is not a first language

 
Curriculum

The student will be assigned an initial advisor through the academic approval sequence.  The advisor and the student will select appropriate courses for the objectives of the student and obtain approval of this curriculum through the academic approval sequence.  The candidate must have a 3.0 QPA to continue for the degree.

A total of 36 credits will be required:  Students will be required to take four core courses (12 credits) from business, four core courses (12 credits) from engineering, and four courses (12 credits) of electives that will include a maximum of two courses (6 credits) from Business.  Students are expected to be able to waive Statistical Analysis, GMBA 525.  If not, this course would be an additional requirement.

Required Courses – Business:  Select 4 courses (12 credits)

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Concepts
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • Economic Environment of the Firm
  • Organizational Behavior, Theory, and Practice
  • Management Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Managerial Economics

Required Courses – Engineering:  Select 4 courses (12 credits)

  • Reliability Engineering
  • Risk Management
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty or
  • Computer Assisted Engineering
  • Project Management

Elective Courses:  Select 4 courses (12 credits) but no more than 2 courses (6 credits) from Business).

  • Engineering – All Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering courses are acceptable.  However they should be focused towards the student’s interests and objectives.
  • Business – All GMBA 700 series elective courses are acceptable, provided the appropriate prerequisites are satisfied for each course.
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2016
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USA Erie, Pennsylvania
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