The Master of Science in Engineering Management degree is jointly offered by the School of Management, and the College of Engineering and Computer Science, through the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies.
Admissions and Administration
The MS in Engineering Management is co-directed by the Department Chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and the Director of Graduate Programs for the SOM. Advising, academic records, and student services for the MS-Engineering Management are handled by the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department.
The M.S. in Engineering Management requires a minimum of 36 credits. There are 13 required courses for a total of 31 credits, plus 5 credits required for the degree that may be completed with the election of a thesis option which integrates and applies the knowledge of technical management to an engineering project in the student\'s particular engineering discipline. Students not electing the thesis option are required to take the Capstone Project for 2 credits, plus 3 credits of electives from a set of approved courses.
Courses taken from the School of Management (13 credits)
EMGT 510 Managerial Finance and Economics 2
EMGT 515 Corporate Strategy 2
EMGT 535 Marketing Management and Policy 2
EMGT 541 Accounting Fundamentals for Decision Making 3
EMGT 545 Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management 2
EMGT 550 Business Ethics/Law 2
Courses taken from the College of Engineering and Computer Science
EMGT 500 Managing the Engineering Function 2
EMGT 505 Systems Engineering 3
EMGT 520 Production Management 3
EMGT 525 Total Quality Management 3
EMGT 530 Information systems for engineering Management 3
EMGT 560 Engineering Management at Upper Levels 1
EMGT 580 Management of Product and Process Design 3
Thesis or Project and Elective Credits (5 credits)
Students are required to do either (a) A master\'s thesis for five credits or (b) EMGT 591, Capstone Project, plus three credits of approved electives.
EMGT courses do not carry credit toward program for students enrolled in the MBA, MBA/MSE-I&SE, MBA/MHSA, MS (Accounting, Finance) degree programs.