The ITU Engineering Management program is designed to equip engineers and business specialists with the skills to lead technical projects or businesses in fast-paced, technological industries. In a globalized economy driven by advances in science and technology, tech leaders must stay on top of trends and adapt to rapidly changing conditions. They must also be innovative in motivating and retaining their staff.
The skills and knowledge oered in ITU’s Engineering Management program include a broad exposure to common engineering management topics such as leadership, organizational theory, project management, financial management, operations and supply chain management, quality management, systems thinking, risk management, intellectual property, and more. We also work to ensure that students develop a solid understanding of technology management and innovation, as well as product management and marketing. From start to finish, ITU’s training is project-focused and practical.
ITU Engineering Management degree can provide you with several advantages in the job market:
- A unique degree in Engineering Management that demonstrates the technical ability to tackle challenging work and other abilities required in business management including communication, collaboration, and creativity skills.
- A combination of technical and business management training.
- Statistics showing that engineering management graduates earn a premium over graduates from other degree programs
Here are our program learning outcomes:
- Be prepared to lead engineering and technical project teams delivering new products and services whether in the United States or internationally.
- Be able to take a systems-approach to analyzing problems and managing projects.
- Understand the process of aligning project goals and objectives with corporate strategy.
- Have a strong grasp of principles of project management and be able to apply them in the work setting.
- Be able to demonstrate good communication skills, both written and oral, as an engineering manager.
- Demonstrate competence and knowledge in at least one area of technical emphasis, such as software engineering, electrical engineering, etc.
- Show evidence of an entrepreneurial mindset that allows the engineering manager to identify new business opportunities and an ability to develop an action plan to capitalize on new venture ideas.
Our 36 credit hour curriculum is completed in 16 months. The 36 credit hours are composed of core courses, electives, cross disciplinary electives, capstone or thesis, and an internship.
- Internet of Things Management
- Cybersecurity Management
- Cloud Computing Management
- Business Analysis for Software Development
- 4 Core Courses: 12 Credit Hours
- 1 Capstone Course: Thesis or Project: 3 Credit Hours
- Internship: 1 Credit Hour
Elective Courses: 11 – 20 Credit Hours
- Cross Disciplinary Course: Up to 3 Credit Hours (Counts as Elective).
- Internship: 1 – 9 Credit Hours
- Transfer Credits: Up to 9 credit hours from a graduate program of a regionally accredited school
36 Total Credit Hours
Required Core Courses
- EMG 500 Principles of Engineering Management
- EMG 501 Engineering Practicum
- EMG 502 Organizational Behavior
- EMG 503 Product Management
For more information on program requirments and course descriptions click here.