Western New England University

Introduction

July 1, 2011, marked a defining moment for our institution as we proclaimed our new status as a university. This historic juncture followed a period of unprecedented growth and the realization of a long-term goal. While our university status accurately reflects the breadth and depth of our academic offerings, we remain true to our core values as an institution that supports and celebrates the aspirations and achievements of our individual students.

Beyond descriptions of the majors and programs found here, the University is as much about the individuals who help students grow and thrive in the educational and social environment of the University. Behind every program and each activity there are faculty, staff, coaches, and administrators who bring life and vitality to all that is undertaken here. This is a University of people. Our strength resides in our rich educational programs as well as in our belief in ourselves to be unique because of our history, traditions, and values, and because of the commitment to students on the part of all of us at this University.

More than 40 undergraduate programs are offered in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Engineering. Master's and doctoral programs are offered in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, and the School of Law.

Western New England University has more than 42,000 alumni living and working around the world.

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Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 22 months September 2016 USA Springfield + 1 more

The best business schools in the world are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Western New England University is the only private institution in western Massachusetts accredited by AACSB International and fewer than 5% of business programs in the world to hold this accreditation. [+]

Earn your MBA at one of the best: Western New England University Accredited by AACSB International The best business schools in the world are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Western New England University is the only private institution in western Massachusetts accredited by AACSB International and fewer than 5% of business programs in the world to hold this accreditation. AACSB represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Member institutions confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive multi-year review. This prestigious endorsement demonstrates to major corporation and accounting firms seeking high-caliber employees that your education has prepared you to succeed and lead. They recognize that graduates of AACSB International accredited programs represent the best of the best. Affordable Excellence Tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year is $771 per credit. The MBA consists of 36 graduate credits, which totals $27,756 for your degree, making Western New England University one of the most affordable AACSB accredited programs in New England. Start Anytime As an MBA candidate you have a variety of options to earn your degree. You can truly learn at the speed of life with the choice and flexibility afforded by our programs. Whether you study full- or part-time, online, or in the classroom, we offer a format that will help you achieve your goals. [-]

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Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months September 2016 USA Springfield

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering program offers the advanced degree you need to take your career to the next level. [+]

Now Accepting Applications for the Fall 2016 The Master of Science in Civil Engineering program offers the advanced degree you need to take your career to the next level. Whether you are interested in full-time study or you are a working professional pursuing your studies part-time, our graduate term structure will allow you to accelerate your studies. The program can be finished in as little as one year studying full-time and as few as 18 months studying part-time. Classes will typically be offered once a week during the early evening. Why Choose the MS in Civil Engineering? Whether planning for the future, rebuilding after natural or man-made destruction of infrastructure, or modernization of antiquated systems, civil engineering projects worldwide are fueling an enormous demand for engineers who possess advanced degrees. With the MS in Civil Engineering degree from Western New England University, you will be prepared to take advantages of these opportunities. Admissions Requirements • Successful completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in civil or environmental engineering. Other engineering science disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis. • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required for admission. Candidates with an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 2.99 will be considered for conditional admittance. • Programming competence • Current Résumé • Two Recommendation Forms • Students with an undergraduate degree from a program not accredited by ABET are encouraged to submit their GRE score Curriculum Core Courses (15 credits): • CEE 670 Construction Management (3 cr) • CEE 640 Solid Mechanics (3 cr) or CEE 606 Advanced Green and Sustainable Civil Engineering (3 cr) • CEE 602 Finite Element and Numerical Analysis (3 cr) • EMGT 643 Design of Experiments (3 cr) • EMGT 605 Engineering Management (3 cr) or EMGT 648 Project Management (3 cr) For the remaining credits, there are three options: 1. All-course option (30 credits program total) • Combination of 15 credits of the following coursework • CEE 500/600 level elective courses • Maximum of three approved EMGT 600 or ME 600 or EE 600 level elective courses (9 CR) 2. Project Option (30 credits program total) • Project with presentation CEE 695 (3 CR) • Combination of 12 credits of the following coursework • CEE 500/600 level elective courses • Maximum of two approved EMGT 600 or ME 600 or EE 600 level elective courses (6 CR) 3. Thesis Option (30 credits program total) • Thesis with presentation CEE698-699 (6 CR) • Combination of 9 credits of the following coursework • CEE 500/600 level elective courses • Maximum of two approved EMGT 600 or ME 600 or EE 600 level elective courses (6 CR) Students must select an advisor and have a plan of study approved before completing 12 credits. At least 6 courses in a plan of study must be 600 or higher level. Up to 6 credit hours may be transferred from another school, subject to approval by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. [-]

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)

Campus Full time January 2016 USA Springfield

High-technology industries are an important sector of the economy, particularly in the Northeast. The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) program provides an engineering science-intensive approach to increase students’ understanding and problem-solving abilities. Offering concentrations in electrical and computer engineering, the MSEE is directed toward both full-time and part-time students with a special emphasis on providing training, experience in performing independent research on topics with theoretical as well as applied interest, and managing projects. [+]

High-technology industries are an important sector of the economy, particularly in the Northeast. The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) program provides an engineering science-intensive approach to increase students’ understanding and problem-solving abilities. Offering concentrations in electrical and computer engineering, the MSEE is directed toward both full-time and part-time students with a special emphasis on providing training, experience in performing independent research on topics with theoretical as well as applied interest, and managing projects. Admissions Requirements Possession of an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, science, or other related disciplines A minimum GPA of 3.0, on a 4.0 scale, in the last 60 hours of undergraduate courses and in all graduate courses (students with a lower GPA may be considered only for probationary or nondegree admission) Programming competence in C, C++, Visual Basic, or FORTRAN Students with undergraduate degree from a program not accredited by ABET are encouraged to submit GRE score Degree Requirements Students must select an advisor and have a plan of study approved before completing 12 program hours. At least 60 percent of hours in a plan of study must be 600 or higher level. Educational Objectives of the Program The program strives to equip our graduates with the following competencies: Advanced mathematical, electrical and computer engineering analytical skills to study and solve real world engineering problems. The ability to research and design complex systems requiring integration of several topical specialty areas. The ability to work successfully in a team. The ability to assume leadership roles in their chosen field. Student Outcomes The outcomes necessary to achieve our program objectives are that our students will have: an ability to apply advanced knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility an ability to communicate effectively the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning a knowledge of contemporary issues an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice an ability to model, analyze, simulate, and design circuits and systems an ability to use computer and/or laboratory tools in the design of circuits and systems an ability to build, test, and debug prototype circuits and systems and analyze results an ability to use the principles of design to solve open-ended engineering problems MSEE Facilities The facilities and laboratories within the College of Engineering reflect our commitment to providing high quality, hands-on education. These facilities allow students to apply the theory learned in the classroom, thereby gaining a deeper understanding of fundamental engineering concepts. All laboratories and specialized equipment are available for use by our students. Specialized equipment may require special training. Our laboratory equipment is updated on a rotating basis, allowing for a continued renewal and state-of-the-art technology in a rapidly changing world. We have over 80 computers with specialized analysis software available to our students. Electrical Engineering Laboratories: Computer Engineering Laboratory Controls and Robotics Laboratory Electronics Laboratory Electrical Power and Renewable Energy Laboratory Real-time Embedded Systems Laboratory Access is also provided to the following laboratories in other engineering departments as needed: Bioinstrumentation Laboratory Biomedical Engineering Physiology Laboratory Industrial Engineering Laboratory Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Mechatronics Laboratory [-]

Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year September 2016 USA Springfield + 1 more

With a distinguished reputation in the regional engineering community, Western New England University has produced some of the top personnel in the field. Courses are offered during the evening and online, with the option to pursue your studies full- or part-time. Our conveniently located Springfield campus is easily accessible from Interstate 91 and the Mass Pike. Four 11-week terms enable you to earn your degree at your pace, while balancing the demands of work and life. [+]

Re-engineer Your Career Accessibility, Flexibility, Quality With a distinguished reputation in the regional engineering community, Western New England University has produced some of the top personnel in the field. Courses are offered during the evening and online, with the option to pursue your studies full- or part-time. Our conveniently located Springfield campus is easily accessible from Interstate 91 and the Mass Pike. Four 11-week terms enable you to earn your degree at your pace, while balancing the demands of work and life. Earn your degree in as little as one year. Advance Your Career The Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) program will give you the skills to take your career to the next level. Our interdisciplinary program integrates engineering and business courses, including core courses in engineering administration, quality assurance, and the economic impact of engineering decisions. With an MSEM from Western New England University you will be prepared to help your organization make the most effective use of its resources: people, equipment, capital, materials, information, and energy. You will learn proven strategies to increase productivity, encourage flexibility, and focus on customer satisfaction. And you will learn to apply engineering skills to design effective systems and devise procedures to successfully operate these systems. MSEM Course Delivery Format Online and More Our course delivery model offers what we believe to be the ultimate in flexibility by providing the opportunity to blend online and in-class instruction. The MSEM program can be completed entirely online. However, if you prefer a traditional classroom setting, you will have the option to attend in-class sessions offered during the evening. Courses typically meet one or two nights per week. With our lecture capture software, you will be able to watch the lecture online at the time of your choosing. You can refer back to the lecture as needed and download the audio and video onto your phone or tablet. Our model is designed to enhance the learning process and facilitate your interaction with instructors and classmates. Through our course delivery software you will be able to post questions and assignments, review complex mathematical equations that were discussed in class, work on team projects, maintain a record of your correspondence with instructors and classmates, and more. Admission Requirements The graduate programs in engineering require a baccalaureate degree in engineering or closely-related field from an accredited college or university. Those seeking admission without such a degree may petition to have their baccalaureate degree and professional experience accepted as a substitute. Tuition Total Cost $30900 Total based on 2014/2015 rates. Does not include costs associated with residencies. [-]

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 15 months September 2016 USA Springfield + 1 more

The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program is a versatile advanced degree open to graduates from a wide range of engineering disciplines. [+]

Now Accepting Applications for the Fall 2016 The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program is a versatile advanced degree open to graduates from a wide range of engineering disciplines. Whether you are interested in full-time study or you are a working professional pursuing your studies part-time, our graduate term structure will allow you to accelerate your studies. The program can be finished in as little as one year studying full-time and as few as 15 months studying part-time. Our flexible delivery model will allow you to complete your studies online or face-to-face in the classroom. Why Choose the MS in Industrial Engineering Industrial engineering is a growing field with applications in a wide range of areas. This program enables students with their foundation in this field or numerous other engineering disciplines to build upon it with advanced knowledge and skills in optimization, systems, quality and cost analysis. With this versatility, students will be well prepared to take their careers in many directions. The program joins the Department’s widely respected BS in Industrial Engineering and MS and PhD programs in Engineering Management. Admissions Requirements • Successful completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in engineering. • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required for admission. Candidates with an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 2.99 will be considered for conditional admittance. • Current Résumé • Two Recommendation Forms • Students with an undergraduate degree from a program not accredited by ABET are encouraged to submit their GRE score. Curriculum Core Courses (9 credits): • IE 601 Advanced Engineering Statistics (3 CR) • IE 631 Production and Inventory Modeling (3 CR) • IE 635 Optimization Methods I (3 CR) Core Concentration (3 credits): • IE 626 Discrete Event Simulation (3 CR) • IE 629 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Systems (3 CR) • IE 643 Design of Experiments (3 CR) Approved Electives (12-15 credits) For the remaining credits, there are two options: 1. Non-Thesis option IE680 (3 cr) for a 30-credit program total. 2. Thesis Option IE-698-699 (6 cr) for a 30-credit program total. Students must select an advisor and have a plan of study approved before completing 12 credits. At least 6 courses in a plan of study must be 600 or higher level. [-]

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Campus Full time January 2016 USA Springfield

Industrial engineering is a growing field with applications in a wide range of areas. This program enables students with their foundation in this field or numerous other engineering disciplines to build upon it with advanced knowledge and skills in optimization, systems, quality and cost analysis. With this versatility, students will be well prepared to take their careers in many directions. The program joins the Department’s widely respected BS in Industrial Engineering, and MS and PhD programs in Engineering Management. [+]

Industrial engineering is a growing field with applications in a wide range of areas. This program enables students with their foundation in this field or numerous other engineering disciplines to build upon it with advanced knowledge and skills in optimization, systems, quality and cost analysis. With this versatility, students will be well prepared to take their careers in many directions. The program joins the Department’s widely respected BS in Industrial Engineering, and MS and PhD programs in Engineering Management. [-]

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)

Campus Full time January 2017 USA Springfield

Society's needs are rapidly changing. New technologies in the areas of sustainability and production are required to keep businesses competitive and ease the strain on valuable resources. You can be on the front lines of initiating these fundamental changes in industry and society with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) from Western New England University. [+]

Society's needs are rapidly changing. New technologies in the areas of sustainability and production are required to keep businesses competitive and ease the strain on valuable resources. You can be on the front lines of initiating these fundamental changes in industry and society with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) from Western New England University. Offering concentrations in mechanical engineering, green engineering, and mechatronics, the MSME program is directed toward both full-time and part-time students with a special emphasis on providing training and experience in performing independent research on topics with theoretical as well as applied interest and managing projects. MSME Admissions Requirements Possession of an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, science, or other related disciplines A minimum GPA of 3.0, on a 4.0 scale, in the last 60 hours of undergraduate courses and in all graduate courses (students with a lower GPA may be considered only for probationary or nondegree admission) Programming competence Students with undergraduate degree from a program not accredited by ABET are encouraged to submit GRE score MSME Degree Requirements Students must select an advisor and have a plan of study approved before completing 12 program hours. At least 6 courses in a plan of study must be 600 or higher level. MSME Facilities The facilities and laboratories within the College of Engineering reflect our commitment to providing high quality, hands-on education. These facilities allow students to apply the theory learned in the classroom, thereby gaining a deeper understanding of fundamental engineering concepts. All laboratories and specialized equipment are available for use by our students. Specialized equipment may require special training. Our laboratory equipment is updated on a rotating basis, allowing for a continued renewal and state-of-the-art technology in a rapidly changing world. We have over 80 computers with specialized analysis software available to our students. Mechanical Engineering Laboratories: Computer Engineering Laboratory Mechatronics Laboratory Green Engineering Laboratory Materials and Mechanical Testing Laboratory Acoustics and Vibration Laboratory Metrology Laboratory Access is also provided to the following laboratories as needed: Electrical Engineering Laboratory Biomedical Engineering Laboratory Industrial Engineering Laboratory Additionally, a fully equipped Machine Shop is available to students as well as a Rapid Prototyping machine. [-]

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