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Founded in 1987 through a Lockheed Martin endowment, the Engineering Management Program (EMP) serves students who are seeking career advancement and new management opportunities in the engineering and technology arenas. The program is designed for working professionals who want to develop in-depth managerial and entrepreneurial skills specific to engineering and the applied sciences.
ME (Masters of Engineering in Engineering Management)
The degree is focused on preparing the next generation of engineering leaders by offering a top-quality, masters-level engineering management program available on-campus or through distance learning. The portability and flexibility of the distance option enables the student to balance an advanced degree with a fast-paced career and life. The curriculum focuses on the unique requirements of technical management, including: finance and accounting, project management, quality and productivity, process management, leadership, and entrepreneurship. CAETE, the Center for Advanced Engineering and Technology Education, delivers the distance courses in Video Streaming. CDs and DVDs are available upon request.
Opportunities for dual degrees include:
- Aerospace Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
- Interdisciplinary Telecommunication
- Mechanical Engineering
- Baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, in engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, or a physical science. Prospective degree students who do not have an undergraduate degree in engineering or a technical field have an opportunity to take pre-entrance courses to qualify for admission into the program.
- Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00. Applicants with a GPA under 3.00 are required to take the GRE or you can consider the option of starting as a non-degree seeking student. (Note that anyone with a GPA below 2.5 will be required to take the GRE).
- Minimum of two years of professional experience after the undergraduate degree.
- International applicants must provide TOEFL or IELTS scores if English is not the native language. A minimum of 102 (internet based) TOEFL is required.
Additional information is available on the department's website: emp.colorado.edu
Domestic Applications are received and reviewed on a year-round basis, but we only guarantee full consideration of applications that meet the following priority deadlines:
Spring Domestic Priority Application Deadline: October 15, 2013
Fall Domestic Priority Application Deadline: March 15, 2014
International applications must be received by the following deadlines:
Spring International Application Deadline: August 15, 2013
Fall International Application Deadline: January 15, 2014
University of Colorado Boulder
Engineering Management Program
Office Tower 417
Boulder, CO 80309-0433