Sep 26, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2022-23 
Graduate Catalog 2022-23

Master of Science in Engineering Management (ENMM)

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Advisor: Dr. Larry Mallak
Room E-228 Floyd Hall

The Master of Science in Engineering Management was developed to meet the need for professional leaders in engineering and technical settings, with a focus on manufacturing and service operations. It “bridges the gap” between engineering and management and focuses on leadership and the skills necessary to manage people, money and projects. The program is anchored in the Engineering Management Body of Knowledge from the American Society for Engineering Management.

Its objectives are:

  1. To develop leadership capabilities and significant managerial skills to augment the student’s strong technical background.
  2. To enhance the capabilities to deal with resources available for managing people, money, and projects.
  3. To develop advanced analytical and managerial skills and to acquire knowledge in related fields.
  4. To develop the ability to integrate technical, managerial and systems skills to improve the performance of the enterprise.
  5. To prepare students for further study in post-master’s and doctoral programs as their interest and professional growth require.

The scope of the graduate program includes studies in the areas of engineering, technical resource management, quality, project management, and organizational leadership. Program electives allow the student to select courses in advanced technical areas, management, and communication. The program requires completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours beyond the entry-level prerequisites in the student’s program.

Admission Requirements

  1. Possess a baccalaureate degree with a major in a technical field, such as engineering, technology, mathematics, computer science, or the physical sciences.  For other majors, see item 2.
  2. Show evidence of completion of math through the first calculus course with a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 in math courses.
  3. Undergraduate courses are required in calculus and statistics with experience in computer programming. Prerequisite courses may be taken at WMU to fulfill these requirements, if necessary.

Program Requirements

The Master of Science in Engineering Management requires a minimum of 30 hours: 21 hours of core courses and 9 hours of electives.

2. Elective courses (9 hours at minimum)

To be selected from a set of approved graduate courses available in the Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management and other departments within the University. The elected courses must be compatible with the overall program and the career objectives of the student, and must be approved by the program advisor prior to registration. Included in the electives is EM 6970: Problems in Engineering Management which allows for students to pursue independent projects and research and EM 6990 where students can receive credit for practical training.

No more than half of the credit hours needed for graduation can be at the 5000-level.

3. An overall 3.0 grade point average.

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