2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Engineering (M.Eng.)


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Teresa Hall, Professor
Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering
Solberg Hall 116, Box 2223
605-688-6417

Program Information

The Master of Engineering program is a professional degree designed to grow your capacity to manage and lead in complex technical organizations. The program is 50% advanced engineering courses, 50% management and leadership courses, and can be completed on-campus or on-line.

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) is a terminal or professional degree as it is coursework only – no thesis. This graduate program is tailored to meet the needs of working professionals at their own pace or for senior-level engineering students who want to earn a graduate degree while still at SDSU*. Core classes include project management, operations, and management and leadership, culminating in an applied industry-based project.  Advanced engineering courses come from civil, electrical, mechanical, or agricultural engineering disciplines.

The M.Eng. program has a dedicated industrial advisory board to provide input and guidance on expected student competencies and program outcomes.

At the time of graduation from the Master of Engineering program, students will have:

  • in-depth technical knowledge in engineering;
  • knowledge of contemporary leadership and management in professional practice;
  • a demonstrated ability to apply engineering, management and leadership concepts; and,
  • a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally, graphically and in writing.

The Capstone course (GE 750 ) is used to determine whether students have met expected program outcomes.  In the Capstone course, students are expected to manage and execute an industry-based project or similar complex application of technical knowledge and management analysis skills.

Course Delivery Format

The program engages students in lecture (face-to-face and online), laboratory courses, and in field-based learning experiences, depending on the elective courses selected.  The program is primarily online.

Available Options for Graduate Degrees


Master of Engineering Option D - Coursework Only (Professional) 30 Credit Hours

Core Requirements


Electives


Select one of the following.  Credits: 3

Total Required Credits: 30 (Option D)


Additional Admission Requirements


GRE:  Not required
TOEFL: 550 paper-based, 79 internet-based
IELTS: 6.5

Accelerated Master’s Program*


The accelerated Master’s program will be available to eligible SDSU students. Up to 12 credits applied to the undergraduate degree may be used to satisfy graduate credit. Students must follow SDSU Policy 2:22 Use of Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Degree Requirements.

General Requirements


Graduate students should consult with their advisor before registering for graduate work.

For additional information refer to the Master’s Degree Requirements .

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