The MS in Engineering Management is designed for graduate engineers and scientists aspiring to advance into management careers within technological organizations. All course work for this degree is offered on campus as well as online.
The Systems and Industrial Engineering (SIE) Department at the University of Arizona was established in 1961 as the nation's first department of systems engineering. Since then, the SIE Department has achieved international prestige for its contributions to the inter-disciplinary design of large-scale complex systems involving people, technology, and information. With the introduction of a modern industrial engineering curriculum in 1972 and a reliability and quality engineering degree in 1987, the department offers a truly diverse and successful graduate program. Career opportunities for graduates of the Systems and Industrial Engineering programs are outstanding. Over the years, graduates from these programs have found employment in the nation's leading corporations, research institutes, and universities.
A Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the UA. Students who do not have a degree equivalent to the UA Bachelor of Science degree in Systems & Industrial Engineering may be admitted
into the graduate certificate program, but may be required to complete some undergraduate deficiency courses prior to enrolling in graduate courses.
You must have a 3.0 or higher GPA in your undergraduate degree or your last 60 units of your undergraduate degree.
A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required, Statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation. TOEFL is required for all international applicants who do not have a US degree.
Required test(s):GRE if requesting funding from the department or College of Engineering. TOEFL required for International students
Required GRE Subject tests: Verbal, Quantitative, Analytical
Minimum GRE Verbal: 153
Minimum GRE Quantitative: 155
Minumum GRE Written: 4.0
Minimum TOEFL: 79
Minimum IELTS: 7
The MS Engineering Management requires 30 or 33 credit hours. The following five 3-unit classes are required courses in the major:
SIE 567 Financial Modeling for Innovation
SIE 515 Technical Sales & Marketing
SIE 522 Engineering Decision Making Under Uncertainty
SIE 557 Project Management
SIE 514 Law for Engineers & Scientists
Students may elect either a 3 or 6 credit Project Option or the Course work option which requires 33 units.
The remaining elective credits will be selected with the approval of an advisor and the Graduate Study Committee.