Gregory S. Parnell
Program Director
4207 Bell Engineering Center
479-575-3413
Email: msom@uark.edu

Engineering Management Website

Degree Offered:
M.S. in Engineering Management (EMGT)

The Master of Science in Engineering Management prepares engineers to lead and manage teams, projects, and organizations with technical workforces to meet strategic objectives.  Students will increase their engineering and management knowledge to enable them to develop and deliver new products and services to create value for their organization and customers.

Mode of Delivery: Course work for the Master of Science in Engineering Management is delivered entirely online.

M.S. in Engineering Management

Admissions requirements:

  1. Conferred bachelor of science in engineering degree from an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (or equivalent accreditation),
  2. A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (A=4.0) on all course work taken prior to receipt of the engineering bachelor degree, or a GPA of 3.0 or better on the last 60 hours of course work taken prior to receipt of the engineering bachelor degree.
  3. Applicants with a 3.0 or better GPA are not required to take the GRE.   

Requirements for the Master of Science in Engineering Management:

Core Courses (12 hours)
EMGT 5033Introduction to Engineering Management3
INEG 5443Decision Models3
OMGT 5463Economic Decision Making3
OMGT 5783Project Management for Operations Managers3
Engineering Sequence9
Three-course sequence from the following subject codes: BENG, BMEG, CHEG, CSCE, CVEG, ELEG, EMGT, INEG, or MEEG.
Students are encouraged to review the online engineering courses and select an approved cohesive sequence that meets their professional objectives.
Electives9
Choose three courses from the available online EMGT, OMGT, engineering courses (listed above), or other approved graduate-level courses.
Suggested Electives:
Risk Management
Introduction to Operations Management (Sp, Su, Fa)
Leadership Principles and Practices
Operations Management & Global Competition
Introduction to Data Analytics for Operations Managers
Advanced Project Management
New Venture Development
Innovation & Creativity
Comprehensive Exam
A minimum of 80 percent of course work, including all core and engineering sequence courses, must be completed prior to the comprehensive oral exam.
Total Hours30

Courses

EMGT 5033. Introduction to Engineering Management. 3 Hours.

Provides foundation knowledge of engineering management. Introduces quantitative skills required to lead a diverse, technical workforce, analyze financial data, lead technical projects, develop alternative solutions and communicate complex concepts. Apply decision and risk tools. Introduces basic engineering management principles.