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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Management, MSEM

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-7243 

Program Description

This program is for those in technical or engineering disciplines who wish to move into management roles, or those already in management roles who wish to enhance their skillset. The Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM), 100% online master’s program, prepares those individuals in the engineering arena to address the complex industry issues of today by combining engineering, management, and business aspects through a comprehensive and quantitative curriculum. This 30 semester-hour degree develops future industry leaders by further developing the student’s skills with sound business and leadership methodology. The objective of the degree is to produce graduates who are ready to be business leaders in a technical engineering professional work environment. 

Admission Requirements

The following are requirements beyond the general Graduate Admissions  requirements. Applicants to the Master of Science Program with a major in Engineering Management must submit the following to the Graduate Admissions Office no later than the published deadline date for the semester in which the applicant plans to enroll: 

  • Official transcript to be sent from each college or university attended. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, physical science, or other technically oriented major from an accredited college or university, and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • An official copy of scores from the “General Test” of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) if applicable [150 (450 on old scale) Verbal and 148 (600 on old scale) Quantitative], OR have attained an aggregate undergraduate GPA of 3.5 OR have a minimum of 4 years’ relevant work experience OR have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
  • At least two (2) recommendations by former or current supervisors, professors, or professional colleagues, 
  • A 1 - 2 page Statement of Purpose describing your career and educational goals, and
  • A current resume.

International students should consult the graduate admission website for additional requirements.

Admission Criteria for Unique Cases 

This program does not accept non-degreed students. 

An interested student from other disciplines may be admitted to the program, but may be required to complete additional courses. Applicants with a lower GRE score or GPA may be considered with strong work experience and letters of reference, and/or may be accepted provisionally requiring additional preparatory course work. 

Transfer Credit

Graduate work taken at other regionally accredited institutions must be evaluated and approved by the program director and/or graduate committee of the respective program in order to satisfy degree requirements at KSU. No grade below B may be accepted. Transfer grades are not used in calculating semester, summer term, or cumulative grade-point averages. Transfer credit for the Master of Science in Systems Engineering cannot exceed 9 credit hours.  Transcripts will be evaluated for transfer credit after full admission, upon request. 

Petition to Graduate

Each candidate must petition to graduate online. For more information. please visit the corresponding section of Academic Policies .

Program of Study

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