Current Requirements (starting Spring 2020)

  • EMEN 5005: Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods
  • EMEN 5015: Engineering Communication (Previously EMEN 5830: Special Topics)
  • EMEN 5020: Finance and Accounting for Engineering Managers
  • EMEN 5030: Project Management OR EMEN 5405:  Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
  • EMEN 5050: Leading Oneself

For those students that are required to take EMEN 5000:  Engineering Analysis, this is a prerequisite course and cannot be counted towards the Engineering Management degree.

Please note, students already admitted to the program (Fall 2019 and earlier) have the option to complete their degree under the new core requirements or stay with their current plan.

Choose 5 Courses:
  • EMEN 5030: Project Management
  • EMEN 5032: Advanced Topics in Project Management
  • EMEN 5041: Performance Excellence for Business and Service
  • EMEN 5042: Data Science for Quality Improvement
  • EMEN 5043: Systems for Quality Improvement
  • EMEN 5080: Ethical Decision-Making
  • EMEN 5090: Marketing and Technology Ventures
  • EMEN 5094: Entrepreneurship for Engineers (formerly EMEN 5830:  Special Topics:  Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management)
  • EMEN 5400: Product Development
  • EMEN 5405: Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
  • EMEN 5500: Lean and Agile Management
  • EMEN 5610: Advanced Statistical Methods for Engineering Research
  • EMEN 5620: Data Mining & Screening Experiments for Engineering Research
  • EMEN 5710: Applied Business Decisions
  • EMEN 5825:: Intrapreneurship and Innovation
  • EMEN 5830: Special Topics (See current semester course offerings, as Special Topics change from term to term.)
  • EMEN 5840: Industry-Sponsored Projects
  • EMEN 5900: Research Methods

New Electives Available Through the Leeds School of Business:
  • MBAX 6460: Supply Chain Management
  • MBAX 6843: Supply Chain Analytics
  • MSBX 6450: International Operations
  • MSBC 5435: Planning and Production

Students have three options in choosing electives:

Students Admitted Spring 2019 & Earlier

For students admitted Spring 2019 or earlier, the requirements are 5 electives and the following 5 core courses:

5 courses:

  • EMEN 5010: Introduction to Engineering Management
  • EMEN 5015: Engineering Communication (Previously EMEN 5830: Special Topics)
  • EMEN 5020: Finance and Accounting for Engineering Managers
  • EMEN 5030: Project Management OR EMEN 5031: Software Project Management
  • EMEN 5050: Leading Oneself

For those students that are required to take EMEN 5000:  Engineering Analysis, this is a prerequisite course and cannot be counted towards the Engineering Management degree.

Please note, students already admitted to the program (Summer 2019 and earlier) have the option to complete their degree under the new core requirements or stay with their current plan.

Students Admitted Spring 2017 & Earlier

For students admitted Spring 2017 or earlier, the requirements are 4 electives and the following 6 core courses:

6 courses:

  • EMEN 5010: Introduction to Engineering Management
  • EMEN 5020: Finance and Accounting for Engineering Managers
  • EMEN 5030: Project Management OR EMEN 5031: Software Project Management
  • EMEN 5040: Quality, Strategy, and Value Creation
  • EMEN 5050: Leading Oneself
  • EMEN 5090: Marketing and Technology Ventures OR EMEN 5900: Research Methods

For those students that are required to take EMEN 5000:  Engineering Analysis, this is a prerequisite course and cannot be counted towards the Engineering Management degree.

Please note, students already admitted to the program (Spring 2017 and earlier) have the option to complete their degree under the new core requirements or stay with their current plan of taking EMEN 5040 and either EMEN 5090 or EMEN 5900 as core requirements.

Students Admitted Fall 2013 & Earlier

For students admitted Fall 2013 or earlier, the requirements are 4 electives and the following 6 core courses:

6 courses:

  • EMEN 5010: Introduction to Engineering Management
  • EMEN 5020: Finance and Accounting for Engineering Managers
  • EMEN 5030: Project Management OR EMEN 5031: Software Project Management
  • EMEN 5040: Quality, Strategy, and Value Creation
  • EMEN 5050: Leading Oneself
  • EMEN 5825: Intrapreneurship and Innovation OR EMEN 5900: Research Methods

For those students that are required to take EMEN 5000:  Engineering Analysis, this is a prerequisite course and cannot be counted towards the Engineering Management degree.

Please note, students already admitted to the program (Fall 2013 and earlier) have the option to complete their degree under the new core requirements or stay with their current plan of taking either EMEN 5825 or EMEN 5900 as a core requirement.

Degree Completion - Master’s Exam

Students take a written Master’s Exam in their final semester of classes.

Transfer Credits

The following criteria determine course eligibility:

  • Up to nine credits can be transferred, including courses taken as a non-degree seeking student at CU
  • Course cannot have been taken towards another degree
  • Course taken from an accredited institution
  • Course classified as graduate level status
  • Course grade is a B or higher
  • Student submits course syllabus, description and transcript to EMP to request a preliminary review of the course content for approval
  • The credits cannot be transferred until after the student has completed at least six credits of graduate level coursework as a degree seeking student on the CU Boulder campus with a 3.0 GPA
  • Once 6 credits have been completed, fill out the Request for Transfer of Credit form
 and send to EMP.
  • The Graduate School is the final approving authority