2014-2015 Catalog 
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2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Management, ME EM

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The Master of Engineering—Engineering Management degree is a practical graduate degree designed to prepare early and mid-career engineers to manage and lead in 21st century technology-driven organizations. The program provides the most up-to-date concepts and skills in engineering management based on the Engineering Management Body of Knowledge developed by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM).  Available exclusively online, the ME EM program can be completed entirely via distance.

ME EM Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for regular admission into the Master of Engineering—Engineering Management program are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in engineering or a related science discipline from an accredited institution.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0 in all college level academic work attempted.
  • Undergraduate course work in engineering economics and statistics
  • Two or more years of experience in industrial, civil or government engineering or technical professional position.

Students are required to obtain two copies of official transcripts from all academic institutions attended (including UCCS if applicable) as well as three letters of recommendation, submitted by the issuing institution or recommender directly to the EAS College Office.

Applicants who do not meet the requirements for regular admission may be admitted on a provisional basis subject to the recommendation of the Program Director.

Currently enrolled UCCS undergraduate engineering students with exceptional academic records and previous work experience may qualify for guaranteed early admission to the graduate program—please contact the College for more information.

ME EM Degree Requirements

The degree program consists of 30 semester hours of course work comprising 21 hours of core courses and 9 hours of specified emphasis courses in Engineering Health or Business.  MEEM courses are offered in a distance learning (online) format.

Deviations from the predefined curriculum (including requests for transfer credit) must be approved by the graduate faculty advisor and reflected in the Plan of Study. Course work must be completed with a 3.0 GPA or better, and all course work applied to the program (including any transfer credit) must have been completed no earlier than six years prior to degree completion.

ME EM Core Courses (15 Required Hours)

ME EM Specialization Areas (15 Elective Hours)

Students are required to complete a capstone course to demonstrate mastery of the overall program content.  The project is administered through EMGT 5610, which is part of the prescribed course sequence.  EMGT 5610 is a 3 semester hour course which can be taken in either the Fall or Spring semester.  The capstone course should be the final course of the student’s degree program.


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