What is Engineering Management?
Engineers and computer scientists need management skills to successfully perform their jobs. They must perform the following tasks:
- supervise other engineers using effective people management and negotiation skills,
- organize the team to deliver on-time and on-budget results through proper project management and engineering economics,
- recognize product liability issues with the design from both the manufacturer and customer perspectives, and
- successfully communicate the benefits and obstacles associated with a project to upper management and marketing team to better sell the product.
Classes taught by professors in the College of Engineering and Computing, the Darla Moore School of Business, the USC School of Law and the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies.
Applicants should hold a bachelor of science in engineering, computer science or the equivalent and have satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
Applicants will need letters of recommendations.
Applicants with other degrees and academic attainment will be considered on a case-by-case basis, based on management and work experience.
Complete your master's degree while you work, without compromising the quality of your education.
Complete course work: 24 months
Credit hours: 30 units, including 6 hours for thesis
|Course Number||Course Name|
|ACCT 728||Financial Accounting|
|MGMT 770||Organizational Behavior|
|MKTG 701||Marketing Management|
|LAW 702||Emerging Issues in Law and Engineering|
|JOUR 790||Topics in Mass Communications|
|ECIV 707||Management of Engineering Projects|
|ECIV 708||Risk Analysis for Engineering Applications|