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Graduate: Industrial Management
- Program Overview
Managers and knowledge workers face the challenges of rapid change, evolving technology and burgeoning information in today's global economy. This program's goals are to enable individuals to understand the integration of an enterprise's processes, as well as how to utilize modern tools, techniques and technologies to make their organization more competitive and profitable. The curriculum introduces the strategic fundamentals of the customer/value driven enterprise, the management concepts of organizational design and structure, and the basic business processes for running a successful enterprise.
The program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Technology and Society and articulates with itsMS in Technological Systems Management as well as SPD's Master of Arts in Liberal Studies. Matriculation in either of these master's degree programs requires a separate application.
Gainful Employment Regulation Disclosures
A. Personal statement.
B. A bachelor’s degree, with a cumulative 3.0 grade point average.
C. In those cases where the departmental admissions committee deems it desirable, personal interviews with departmental representatives may be necessary.
- Degree Requirements
This certificate program consists of 6 three-credit courses, selected from the list below.
1. Core Courses - 9 credits
EMP 502 Engineering Economics
EMP 506 Engineering Enterprise Management
EMP 509 Management Information Systems
2. Required Courses - 6 credits
Two of the following five courses must be taken:
EMP 501 Behavioral and Organizational Aspects of Management
EMP 503 Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Management
EMP 504 Quantitative Methods of Management
EMP 511 Starting the High Technology Venture
EMP 517 Quality Management
3. Elective - 3 credits
Select one of the required courses or one course from the following list:
EST 520 Computer Applications and Problem Solving
EST 530 Internet Electronic Commerce
EST 581 Methods of Socio-Technological Decision Making
EST 582 Systems Approach to Human-Machine Systems
Time to Completion
All certificate requirements must be completed within three (3) years from the semester date of admission as a matriculated student unless the student is also matriculated in a master's degree program. Master's students have five (5) years to complete the certificate requirements.