|Graduate Program Head||Colin J. Neill|
Great Valley (M.E.M.)
World Campus (M.E.M.)
|Degrees Conferred||Master of Engineering Management (M.E.M.)|
|The Graduate Faculty|
Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 General Admissions Standards.
The Master of Engineering Management is developed for students with a background in engineering or science. Applicants with a four year undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or a related discipline will be considered. Test scores from the GMAT or GRE exams are not required, but will be considered by the admissions committee if submitted. Jr/Sr GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is required. Students must have three years or more work experience in an engineering or engineering-related position. Applicants must submit a letter of reference, and a one page personal statement of relevant experience and goals.
The language of instruction at Penn State is English. English proficiency test scores (TOEFL/IELTS) may be required for international applicants. See GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.
Master of Engineering Management
Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-700 Professional Degree Requirements.
All students in the Master of Engineering Management program must complete a minimum of 33 credits.
|ENGMT 501||Engineering Management Science||3|
|ENGMT 510||Economics and Financial Studies for Engineers||3|
|SYSEN 505||Technical Project Management||3|
|SYSEN 536||Decision and Risk Analysis in Engineering||3|
|SYSEN 550||Creativity and Problem Solving I||3|
|SYSEN 552||Creativity and Problem Solving II||3|
|ENGMT 539||Engineering Management Strategy||3|
Graduate assistantships available to students in this program and other forms of student aid are described in the Tuition & Funding section of The Graduate School’s website. Students on graduate assistantships must adhere to the course load limits set by The Graduate School.
World Campus students in graduate degree programs may be eligible for financial aid. Refer to the Tuition and Financial Aid section of the World Campus website for more information.
Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.
- KNOW. Demonstrate knowledge of foundational principles of engineering management including technical, social, and economic factors as applied to projects and personnel.
- CRITICAL THINKING. Evaluate the financial aspects of projects and integrate them with different technical and engineering components.
- PROBLEM SOLVING. Understand and estimate risk and its impact on the decision making process.
- COMMUNICATE. Demonstrate the ability to communicate project findings effectively in written, spoken, and visual presentations to project stakeholders and a variety of professional audiences.
- TEAMWORK. Demonstrate the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.
Graduate Program Head: Colin Neill
Director of Graduate Studies/Professor-in-Charge: Nil Ergin
Primary Program Contact: Justine Chavez
Mailing Address: Penn State Great Valley, 30 East Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA 19355