Syed M. Ahmed, Professor
Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering
Solberg Hall 116, Box 2223
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.
Student Learning 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.