2017-18 Catalogs

MBA in Business Administration - Engineering Concentration

An MBA is a useful degree for an engineer who aspires to advance his/her career within a corporation, or who wants to open a consulting business or a startup company. Learning how to solve different business problems and understanding marketing and management related issues are some key skills an MBA degree can teach you. Having already obtained a technical degree, an MBA supplements your education in the wider areas of management that usually include subjects such as finance, marketing, organizational behavior, and management strategy.

The Engineering Concentration leverages graduate-level coursework in engineering to fulfill the elective portion of the MBA requirements, and requires engineering design work with a business focus as a part of the capstone. The concentration was tailored to be pursued by current engineering students as part of an accelerated 4+1 program, but is also available to anyone who has already earned a bachelor's degree in engineering or in a related field of study.



In addition to the core requirements of the MBA program, the following requriements apply to the engineering concentration: 

  1. Select three graduate-level elective courses in engineering; and,
  2. Complete EGN 602 Graduate Design Project to fulfill the MBA 698 (Practicum) requirement in the last semester of the MBA program.

Select three courses from below or from other approved courses. Please see course descriptions in the Engineering section of the catalog.

EGN 517 Introduction to Robotics
EGN 546 Micro Electromechanical Systems
EGN 598 Graduate Topics in Engineering
ELE 527 Energy and Power Systems
ELE 544 Analog Integrated Circuits and Design
ELE 564 Microelectronic Fabrication
ELE 587 Digital Image Processing
MEE 552 Analysis and Design of Composite Structures
MEE 561 Physical Metallurgy
MEE 575 Engineering Acoustics




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