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INDUSTRIAL, SYSTEMS, AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program

The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) degree program is geared toward helping engineers/technologists develop planning, decision making, and managerial skills while receiving advanced technical knowledge. Students should consider the MEM program if they find that they need to use (or develop) skills in decision making and management of teams, projects, and organizations. The MEM program is structured for practicing technical professionals.

Admission Requirements
To be admitted to the MEM program, applicants must:
1. possess an undergraduate degree in engineering, technology, science, mathematics, or computer science (some additional courses may be needed to make up background deficiency, if any);
2. preferred at least two years of acceptable professional work experience (enclose a resume with admission application to provide experience information);
3. Have familiarity with and experience in using a personal computer and spreadsheet and database software (such as, MS Excel, MS Access);
4. have satisfactorily completed or have credit in MATH 243, Calculus II, and IEN 255, Engineering Economy; and
5. have a minimum GPA of 3.000 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate courses and in all graduate work.

In addition,
6. students with English as a second language must have a minimum score of 79 on the internet based, 213 on the computer based or 550 on the paper-based TOEFL or minimum overall band score of 6.5 on the IELTS; students requesting financial assistance are encouraged to submit a TSE score (minimum acceptable score is 50); and
7. Students with an undergraduate degree from a program not accredited by ABET are encouraged to submit GRE scores.

Degree Requirements
1. A minimum of 36 hours of coursework. The graduate coursework consists of 25 hours of core courses plus electives from an approved list;
2. Core courses: IME 550 - Operations Research; IME 664 - Engineering Management; IME 724 - Statistical Methods for Engineers; IME 740 - Analysis of Decision Processes; IEN 764 - Systems Engineering and Analysis; IME 854 - Quality Engineering; MBA 800 – Financial Statement Analysis; MBA 801 – Basics: Management & Marketing; and  CESP 750D, Engineering Research Writing;
3. An approved Plan of Study.
4. Up to 12 hours may be transferred from another accredited graduate school.
5. A 3.000 overall Graduate GPA and a 3.000 GPA in all courses on the Plan of Study