Accreditation

The undergraduate engineering management degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The ABET accreditation process, a voluntary, non-governmental process of peer review, helps assure quality in educational programs. ABET-accredited educational programs must meet certain defined standards.

ABET contact information:

http://www.abet.org
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410.347.7700

Department Mission

The mission of the Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Department is to equip individuals with engineering, management and systems expertise to prepare them to be leaders in the identification and solution of technical and organizational problems that are complex and evolving

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Engineering Management Program will exhibit proficiency and excellence in the areas of technology, finance, human relations, communications, and professional behavior.  Within these areas of proficiency, graduates will exhibit the explicit skills and knowledge as detailed below.

Technical Knowledge and Analytical Problem Solving -

Graduates of the Engineering Management Program are able to analyze and solve complex problems utilizing:

  • A mastery of engineering management tools and techniques including those utilized in operations management, project management, management of technology and supply chain management
  • In-depth knowledge in at least one emphasis area within engineering management
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of engineering
  • Sound business judgment
  • Relevant analytical and modeling tools such as statistics

Finance -

Graduates of the engineering management program are responsible and financially aware managers and leaders who utilize basic finance, accounting, engineering economy and risk analysis methods to manage and identify the financial impact of business opportunities.

Human Relations - 

Graduates of the engineering management program are competent leaders who develop and utilize the skills and abilities of teams and individuals within the organization as evidenced by proficiency in:

  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Efficient and effective management of constituents with diverse skills
  • Empowering teams and individuals through coaching and mentoring
  • Conducting effective and efficient meetings

Communication-

Graduates of the engineering management program engage others through effective oral, technical and written communication evidenced by:

  • Active listening
  • Clarity and conciseness in presentation
  • An ability to adjust content and presentation style to audience
  • Confidence and discernment in asking appropriate questions to obtain information vital to the project or task at hand

Professional Behavior -

Graduates of the engineering management program will continually grow in their awareness and understanding of the societal, ethical, cultural, legal and political issues prevalent in an increasingly global society.

Integration -

Drawing on proficiencies in the areas described above, graduates of the engineering management program are able to integrate their skills and knowledge to:

  • Effectively manage people, talent, time and financial resources
  • Develop successful marketing strategies
  • Develop plans for projects and programs
  • Analyze problems, consider alternatives, and implement solutions

Engineering Management Student Outcomes

Engineering management graduates will demonstrate the following:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering in the solution of Engineering Management problems. 
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments related to operations, marketing, management, and finance, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • An ability to carry out the design of an operational system and its various components and processes for Engineering Management applications and within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • An understanding of the importance of teams, know how to develop effective teams, and have an ability to function on multidisciplinaryteams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve Engineering Management problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively individually and in teams.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering and enterprise solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues related to Engineering Management.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Engineering Management Program Enrollment and Graduation Data:

Year    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016
Undergraduate Enrollment    115    157    155    200    201
           
Year    2011-12    2012-13    2013-14    2014-15    2015-16
Bachelors Degrees Awarded    51    25    48    61    61

ABET Undergraduate Enrollment 2016

Bachelors Degree Awards by Program