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Master of Science in Engineering Management

The Engineering Management Program is offered as an interdisciplinary program that integrates engineering and business concepts. The curriculum prepares an experienced professional engineer or scientist for a leadership role in planning, developing, and managing the firm’s technical resources including people, technology, and processes. Graduates acquire an understanding how to use the technical base to accomplish the organization’s operational, strategic, and competitive objectives.

The M.S. degree in Engineering Management requires 36 hours of coursework. The coursework is divided between the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management and the Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering.

  • ACCT 5307 – Measurement and Analysis for Business Decision-Making
  • IE 6305 – Engineering Management I
  • OPMA 5367 – Quality Management
  • IE 6306 – Engineering Management II
  • OPMA 5361 – Operations Management or Approved Elective
  • IE 5304 – Advanced Engineering Economy
  • OPMA 5364 – Project Management
  • MARK 5328 – Product Management
  • IE 5322 – Simulation and Optimization or Approved Elective
Electives (Pick 3 of these 4)
  • IE 5345 – Management of Knowledge and Technology
  • IE 5346 – Technology Development and Deployment
  • IE 5339 – Product Design, Development, Producibility, and Reliability Design
  • Other elective approved by your advisor

Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and  Systems Engineering

The Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering is an enthusiastic community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and industry partners dedicated to making industry and society more productive. Our mission is to create, learn, teach, and apply Industrial Engineering principles for integrating people, processes, and technology to accomplish organizational goals. Our specialties include manufacturing systems, engineering management, quantitative methods, logistics, enterprise engineering, and others.

Department of Information Systems and Operations Management

The Department of Information Systems and Operations Management is committed to being the program of choice in North Texas and internationally recognized for high quality academic programs and research in Information Systems, Operations Management, and Statistics. Our goals encompass the development of quality students with a rigorous curriculum taught by faculty knowledgeable in appropriate technology to support our educational environment.

Admissions Criteria
MS Program in Engineering Management

Unconditional Admission

Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree in science, mathematics, engineering or other appropriate field.

Unconditional admission into the M.S. Engineering Management program is granted if all of the following conditions are met:

  • A GPA of at least 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or prior graduate work
  • A minimum score of of 148 on the GRE Quantitative and 146 on the GRE Verbal (600 and 400, respectively, on the old scale)
  • A minimum score of 500 on the handwritten TOEFL (213 on the computer-based version or 79 on theTOEFL iBT, or 6.5 on the IELTS) if English is not the applicant's native language
  • Adequate preparation in Math, Science, Engineering, or other appropriate field. Industrial experience is preferred.
Probationary Admission

Prospective students not meeting the conditions for unconditional admission may be granted probationary admission if their GPA is 2.6 or greater. Students granted probationary admission must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 for the first two semesters completed at UT Arlington. Other conditions, such as deficiency courses, may be specified by the Graduate Advisor

Provisional Admission

An applicant unable to supply all required official documentation prior to the admission deadline, but whose available documentation otherwise appears to meet admission requirements may be granted provisional admission.


The admission decision is deferred if insufficient information is available.


Prospective students with a GPA below 2.6 may be denied admission at the discretion of the Graduate Advisor. The Graduate Advisor may grant probationary admission if other factors suggest a potential for success in the graduate program.

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If you have specific questions about the MS Engineering Management program, email your advisor, Dr. Liles.