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The Master of Engineering Management provides a foundation and the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities required to design and manage the technology-based, project-driven enterprise. Fundamentally, the Engineering Management program focuses on problems, design, and management of projects and complex operations. The program is grounded in solid principles of systems science while exploiting the tools of management science and project management. It emphasizes technological leadership and concentrates on developing the knowledge and skills required to provide the project and program management necessary to develop and manage technology intensive organizational settings.
The degree is directed at working professionals and traditional full-time students with technical undergraduate degrees
Courses are scheduled in the evenings
The complete program is available through Old Dominion University’s distance learning program and through the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program
Nine-time recipient of American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Excellence Award
Introduction to the monetary aspects of engineering projects, including accounting principles; financial reports and analysis; capital budgeting; cost estimation and control; inventory management; depreciation; investment decisions. Knowledge of probability and statistics |ENMA 420 or equivalent) is assumed. Case studies and a term project are required. Pre- or corequisite: ENMA 420 or equivalent.
This course introduces the student to fundamental concepts in the analysis of organizations. A systems approach is taken in the examination of social, structural, procedural and environmental aspects that are of consequence to technical professionals and managers. Modules covered include: History and Systems of Organizations and Management; Basic Organizational Systems and Models emphasizing rational, natural and open systems; Organizational Behavior Models; Organizational Structure Models; Integration of Systems Perspectives.
Exploration of the systems approach to planning, scheduling, control, design, evaluation, and leadership of projects in technology-based organizations. The fundamental tools and techniques of project management; role of the project manager; project management systems; project selection; project life cycle; project monitoring and control; project management evaluation and auditing; project risk and failure analysis; contextual nature of project management; project knowledge.
Students entering the Master of Engineering Management program in Engineering Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
Undergraduate degree from an ABET-accredited program in engineering or engineering technology with a GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) or better.
Students who hold bachelor's degrees in other disciplines may be considered for admission based on transcript evidence of applicable engineering fundamentals, physics and calculus courses.
Students with an undergraduate GPA less than 3.00 on the required undergraduate degrees may be admitted provisionally based on their academic preparation, work experience, or professional society certification. GRE scores may be requested and be in the 60th percentile or higher.
A minimum score of 550 on university-level TOEFL scores for all international students when English is not their first language.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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Financial aid is available to graduate students at Old Dominion University. Financial aid may be available in the form of University fellowships, tuition grants, and research assistantships. In addition to the financial aid offered by the University, graduate students may be eligible for aid and student loans administered by other agencies. For information about part-time employment, scholarships, and student loans, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.
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