Masters of Applied Engineering & Technology Management (M.S.)

The Master of Science degree in Applied Engineering and Technology Management has been planned for those individuals who are interested in careers in industrial, technical, construction, or network security management.

The different options in the degree are:

Courses in the program have been designed to cause students to examine principles, concepts, attitudes, and methods for dealing with many of the challenges that confront business and industry. The program will be of value to those who are currently employed in business or industry and have professional growth aspirations. It will also be of value to those who have recently completed undergraduate study and want additional preparation before embarking upon their career.

Upon completion of a degree in Applied Engineering and Technology Management, graduates will be able to:

  1. plan, implement, and analyze technical projects;
  2. demonstrate ability to formulate and apply advanced technical problem solving and managerial concepts; and
  3. accurately synthesize their total program experience.

Program Requirements

Individual plans of study will include work from four areas:
Applied Engineering & Technology Management Option
Major Core Courses (18 hours)
  • AEM 706 - Six Sigma Quality
  • AEM 801 - Economics for Lean Operations
  • AEM 802 - Productivity Assessment and Analysis
  • AEM 804 - Project Management
  • AEM 805 - Industrial Operations Research
  • TEC 830 - Creative Problem Solving
Supporting Courses (6 hours) - Selected from:
  • ACC 820 - Survey of Accounting
  • CIS 826 - Information Systems Applications
  • GBU 850 - Legal, Ethical, and Social Environment of Business
  • MGT 821 - Survey of Management
  • MKT 825 - Survey of Marketing
  • QMB 850 - Statistical Methods for Business
  • STA 700 - Applied Statistical Inference
  • And other courses by advisement.
Synthesis Experience (6 hours)
  • (AEM 820 - Industrial Technology Proposal   AND   AEM 821 - Industrial Technology Project) 

                            OR

  • (AEM 822 - Industrial Internship   AND/OR    AEM 839 - Applied Learning in Tech Management)
Exit Requirement
  • GRD 867c - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Written Comprehensive Exam 

                       OR

  • GRD 868b - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Oral Comprehensive Exam
Total Program Requirements - 30 hours

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Construction Management Option
Major Core Courses (18 hours)
  • AEM 801 - Economics for Lean Operations
  • AEM 804 - Project Management
  • CON 827 - New Construction Entity
  • CON 828 - LEED Principles and Procedures
  • CON 829 - Construction Portfolio Management
  • TEC 830 - Creative Problem Solving
Supporting Courses (6 hours) - Selected from:
  • ACC 820 - Survey of Accounting
  • CIS 826 - Information Systems Applications
  • GBU 850 - Legal, Ethical, and Social Environment of Business
  • MGT 821 - Survey of Management
  • MKT 825 - Survey of Marketing
  • QMB 850 - Statistical Methods for Business
  • STA 700 - Applied Statistical Inference
  • And other courses by advisement.
Synthesis Experience (6 hours)
  • (AEM 820 - Industrial Technology Proposal   AND   AEM 821 - Industrial Technology Project) 

                          OR

  • (AEM 822 - Industrial Internship   AND/OR   AEM 839 - Applied Learning in Tech Management)
Exit Requirement
  • GRD 867c - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Written Comprehensive Exam 

                       OR

  • GRD 868b - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Oral Comprehensive Exam
Total Program Requirements - 30 hours

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Network Security Management Option

Major Core Courses (18 hours)

  • AEM 804 - Project Management
  • NSM 815 - Foundations of Network Security
  • NSM 845 - Advanced Server Security
  • NSM 865 - Wireless & Mobile Security
  • NSM 895 - Special Topics in NSM
  • TEC 830 - Creative Problem Solving
Supporting Courses (6 hours) - Selected from:
  • AEM 730 - Design of Experiments
  • AEM 801 - Economics for Lean Operations
  • CIS 826 - Information Systems Applications
  • CIS 850 - Management of Information 
  • CIS 860 - Contemporary Topics in Information Technology
  • CSC 720 - Multimedia Systems and Forensics
  • CSC 730 - Concepts of Programming Systems
  • CSC 738 - Computer Crime and Forensics
  • CSC 744 Database Admin and Security
  • CSC 747 Network Forensics and Investigation
  • CSC 748 Personal Electronic Device Forensics
  • CSC 815 Computer Administration and Security
  • CSC 825 Network Applications and Security
  • CSC 834  Software Engineering and Project Management I
  • CSC 860  System Programming and Administration
  • EAD 824  Technology and Leadership Practices for Program Improvement
  • EDC 810  K-12 Ed/Tech:  Critical Issues
  • GBU 850 - Legal, Ethical, and Social Environment of Business
  • HLS 830  Hazards & Threats to Homeland Security
  • MGT 821 - Survey of Management
  • MGT 850  Leading and Managing Organizations
  • MKT 825 - Survey of Marketing
  • QMB 850 - Statistical Methods for Business
  • SED 712 - Computer Technology with with Exceptional Publications
  • SSE 827 - Issues in Security Management
  • STA 700 - Applied Statistical Inference
  • STA 701 - Nonparametric Statistics
  • TEC 867 - Research in Technology
  • And other courses by advisement.
Synthesis Experience (6 hours)
  • (AEM 820 - Industrial Technology Proposal   AND   AEM 821 - Industrial Technology Project) 

                          OR

  • (AEM 822 - Industrial Internship   AND/OR   AEM 839 - Applied Learning in Tech Management)
Exit Requirement
  • GRD 867c - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Written Comprehensive Exam

                       OR

  • GRD 868b - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Oral Comprehensive Exam
Total Program Requirements - 30 hours

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Exit Requirements

The thesis is not required in the Master of Science in Applied Engineering and Technology Management.

Comprehensive Examinations – The candidate will have an opportunity to show professional growth through a written and/or oral examination (GRD 867c or 868b) covering the various program components during the term in which graduation is scheduled.

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