M.S. Engineering of Engineering Management

This evening program is intended primarily for practicing engineers who are working full-time and wish to upgrade their engineering and management skills.

Program requirements

Course Number Course Title Credits
Engineering electives 21
4100:697 Engineering Management Report 2
6200:601 Financial Accounting
Introductory course for students with no accounting background. Examines accounting principles as applied to financial problems of firm.
6400:602 Managerial Finance
Emphasis on financial decision-making related to goals of firm: specifically, investment decisions and dividend decisions. 6200:601 is a prerequisite for this course.
6500:652 Managing People in Organizations
Course examines management principles, functions and processes, as well as human behavior in organizations.
6600:620 Strategic Marketing Management
Introductory course examining buyer behavior; environmental influences; target marketing; and product development, distribution, promotion, and pricing for business firms and nonprofit organizations within a global context.
6xxx:6xx Business Administration elective
The elective course may be selected from any of the 600-level, 3-credit courses offered in the College of Business Administration. See the Graduate Bulletin for courses offered in business administration.
Total Required Credits 38

More advanced graduate business courses shall be required of students who have completed similar undergraduate courses. This determination shall be made by the Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Programs, College of Business Administration.

Engineering Requirements

Elective courses may be selected from any of the 500-level and 600-level courses offered in the specialties of Biomedical, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, and Computer Engineering at The University of Akron. No more than 6 credits may be taken at the 500 level in the College of Engineering. See the Graduate Bulletin for courses offered in engineering.

Note: Engineering electives MUST BE APPROVED by the engineering advisor.

Distance Learning

The College of Engineering offers synchronous class sessions at specified times with students joining over the internet from multiple locations. Students enrolled in the distance-learning section of these view a virtual classroom where they can see and hear the instructor and presentation materials, as well as be able to interact with the instructor by raising a virtual hand to pose a question. 

Learn more about distance learning options.

For more information

Dr. Craig C. Menzemer
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Administration
Phone: 330-972-7911
Office: ASEC 201
Email: ccmenze@uakron.edu