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MTEC Degree: Specialization in Engineering and Technology Management

Engineering and Technology Management

The Engineering and Technology Management option allows students to take advanced courses in project management, production management, operations management, quality improvement, and systems engineering. The program prepares students to be successful and to advance within various engineering- and technology-related careers in business, government, and industry.

The option presents Engineering and Technology Management as an integrated means of planning, developing, implementing, operating, managing, and controlling resources, products, processes, and services in engineering development and high tech environment.

The Engineering and Technology Management program provides a combination of courses that provides   knowledge, skills, and practical experience associated with the procedures, practices, and tools used in the management of complex project-level engineering and technology efforts.  

This option is especially valuable for individuals currently working in business and industry positions who are looking to further their education and enhance their careers.

Degree Requirements

Master of Technology students specializing in Engineering and Technology Management are required to complete a minimum of 33 credit hours of course work as indicated below:

Core Courses

Twelve credit hours of Technology core courses are required.

Engineering and Technology Management Courses

A minimum of 15 credit hours of coursework should be taken from the following list:
  • TECH    50000 - Quality Standards
  • TECH    53800 - Applied Engineering Technology Seminar
  • TECH    57200 - Systems Engineering
  • TECH    60003 - Six-Sigma: Tools and Applications for Technology Management
  • TECH    63050 - TRIZ-Theory of Inventive Problem Solving
  • TECH    63060 - Management of Technology Innovation
  • TECH    63870 - Facility Design and Material Handling
  • TECH    65400 - Evaluating Quality Systems Through Process Control
  • TECH    65500 - Quality Systems and Industrial Productivity
  • TECH    65550 - Design and Analysis of Experiments in Technology
  • TECH    65700 - Applied Reliability Engineering
  • TECH    65800 - Burn-In/Stress Testing for Reliability

Additional Requirements/Limitations

  • A cumulative graduate GPA of 3.00 is required for graduation.
  • A minimum of 21 credit hours of coursework must be taken in TECH or AERN courses.
  • A minimum of 18 credit hours in 60000-level or above coursework is required.
  • A maximum of four credit hours of Workshop coursework may be used to satisfy the degree requirements.
  • A maximum of nine credit hours in Technology Individual Investigation coursework may be used to satisfy the degree requirements.
  • Six credits total for thesis (TECH 61199: Thesis I) will be counted if the thesis option is chosen.
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