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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 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. A Quality Management concentration is also available. 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. 
  • 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

Applicants to the Master of Science Program with a major in Engineering Management must have the following qualifications to be eligible for this program:

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, physical science, or other technically oriented major from an accredited college or university. Interested students from other disciplines may be admitted to the program but may be required to complete additional courses.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (on the 4.0 scale) or its equivalent. Applicants with a GPA of 2.75 or better may be considered if they meet any of the following:
    • A minimum of 4 years’ relevant work experience in the field of engineering after their undergraduate degree. You must supply at least two (2) recommendations from former or current employers/supervisors. The letters of recommendation must clearly state your years of employment and relevant work experience.
    • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
    • Official GRE scores meeting the current admission profile: 148 (600 on old scale) Quantitative.

Admission Criteria for Unique Cases 

This program does not accept non-degreed students. 

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 Engineering Management cannot exceed 6 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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