Information Session

October 29, 2020

Online Webinar
12:00 - 1:00 P.M.

Overview

Learn the business of engineering with our MS in Engineering Management, a one-year program designed for working professionals and executives as an alternative to traditional graduate programs. The program offered in our FIU at I-75 campus in Miramar is cohort-based and combines technical, law, and business courses to prepare students with the broad knowledge and skills they need to successfully manage and lead today’s organizations. Classes are held on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Program benefits include:

  • Breakfast and lunch are provided each Saturday
  • Program specialists assist with the admissions and registration process
  • Convenient payment plan and financial aid are available
  • Virtual parking decals are included
  • Free online access is provided to lecture videos for all courses
  • Graduation regalia (cap and gown) will be provided

Program Requirements and Information

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Admission
STEP 1 – Online Application
  • Create an account on the Graduate Admissions website and login to complete the FIU Master’s Program Online Application.
  • Click “Create User Account.” Please note your password for future use. Use your account to enter the system to complete the application which will take approximately 15 minutes.
  • You may complete the online application without entering your TOEFL scores, statement of purpose, and recommendation letters. These documents may be submitted later via mail.
  • Email msem@fiu.edu to confirm that your application has been submitted.
STEP 2 – Application Requirements

Please submit the following items with your online application, via email, or mail to the address below after completion of the online application.

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum of “B” average in the upper-level (the last 60 credit hours). The applicant whose GPA does not meet the minimum GPA requirement may be considered for conditional admission.
  • Official transcript of each previously attended university (undergraduate and graduate) in an envelope sealed by the degree granting institution.
  • If an official transcript is not in English, the applicant must obtain two sets of transcripts: one to be submitted to FIU in the original language and the other to be translated by an official translation agency (or certified translator).
  • Official proof of degree: a notarized copy of the original diploma is required if the degree is granted from a foreign institution not posted on the official transcripts.
  • Official TOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based, or 213 computer-based, or 80 internet-based) or IELTS (minimum 6.5). It is a requirement for students who attended/graduated universities in non-English speaking countries. FIU Institutional code is 5206.
  • Statement of purpose: A well-written statement describing your professional goals and reasons for pursuing the MSEM degree at Florida International University. (May be submitted via email.)
  • Resume: A current resume is required, which may include education, professional training, internship, and employment history (full time and part time employment). (May be submitted via email.)
  • Three letters of recommendation from employers, faculty, or professional associates. (May be submitted via email.)

Courses

The goal of this program is to prepare individuals for leadership, managerial and entrepreneurial positions in almost any technical industry. The vigorous curriculum integrating engineering, business, and law courses consists of 30 credits (10 courses).

Core Courses (9 Credit Hours)
  • EIN 5226 – Total Quality Management for Engineers (3): Fundamentals of TQM and its historical development. Integration of QC and management tools, QFD, benchmarking, experimental design for scientific management.
  • ESI 6455 – Advanced Engineering Project Management (3): This course covers entire phases of project management including selection, planning, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring, and control. It focuses on the management of engineering projects through case studies and independent research assignment.
    Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
  • LAW 5072 – Business Law and Intellectual Property for Engineers and Entrepreneurs (3): Focused on the formation, governance, operation, and legal protection of business; coverage includes contracts, malpractice, product liability, employment law, and intellectual property law.
Business Courses (9 credit hours)
  • MAR 6805 – Marketing Management in the Global Environment (3): Analysis and application of theory and problem solving for marketing management in the global environment. Emphasis will be on the role of marketing in the organization; planning the marketing effort; management of the marketing organization; control of marketing operations; and evaluation of the marketing contribution.
  • EIN 5359 – Industrial Financial Decisions (3): The use of financial techniques and data in planning, controlling and coordinating industrial activities. This course will familiarize the student with accounting concepts and analytical methods. Prerequisite: EIN 3354. (SS)
  • MAN 6167 – Leadership in a Global Environment (3): The course is designed to provide the student with a clear understanding of current thinking in the area of leadership. It focuses on the holistic nature of leadership and the impact leaders have on individuals, groups, and organizations.
Enterprise Systems Track Courses (12 credit hours)
  • EGN 5620 Enterprise Systems Configuration (3): Enterprise systems overview; major enterprise functions; standard operation procedures; system configuration and parameters; master data; user interfaces and reports; and hands-on experience. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
  • EGN 5621 Enterprise Systems Collaboration (3): Collaborative engineering and environment; decision processes; changes management; virtual enterprise operation systems; and hands-on experience with a commercial enterprise operation system. Prerequisite: EGN 5622.
  • EGN 5622 Enterprise Systems Integration (3): Enterprise architectures; work flow modeling and design; systems integration methodology; vertical and horizontal integration; master data analysis and integration; and hands-on experience.
    Prerequisite: EGN 5620.
  • EGN 5623 Enterprise Systems Optimization (3): Supply networks overview; interactive supply network planning; optimal systems and process design; optimization techniques and heuristics; master and transaction data transfer; and hands-on experience. Prerequisite: EGN 5622.

Schedule

All of our professional programs include our tailored Very Important Student (VIS) support services.

  • All classes are held at the FIU at I-75 campus in Miramar (Broward County)
  • Classes are held on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Breakfast and lunch are catered
  • One easy flat-rate tuition covers the entire program
  • Program specialists assist with the admissions and registration process
  • Convenient payment plan and financial aid are available
  • Virtual parking decals are included
  • Free online access is provided to lecture videos for all courses
  • Graduation regalia (cap and gown) is included

Tuition

The total cost of the Professional Engineering Management program is $33,000 for Florida residents and non-Florida residents. The cost of each course is $3,300. Tuition will be calculated each semester based on the number of courses enrolled. Students must pay for courses at the beginning of each semester, and may select to complete their payments in one lump sum or via a payment plan.

Scholarships & Financial Aid
Federal Financial Aid College Scholarship: $8,000.

FIU CEC awards scholarships to the first twenty (20) admitted students on a first serve basis. Applicant must submit all application materials by the application deadline. *Deadlines vary by term.

Note:  Scholarship will be applied in equal disbursements over each semester.

Academic Works

FIU offers Academic Works, a website that matches students with relevant scholarship opportunities.  Find the one that’s right for you!  Academic Works is an online scholarship application tool where FIU students can browse and apply for more than 100 scholarships, made possible by the generosity of FIU alumni and friends.  Students can apply after they are matriculated into one of our programs.  For more information visit https://give.fiu.edu/business-governance/scholarships/.

Federal Financial Aid

For information on Federal Financial Aid and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), please visit our financial aid page. To contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.

 

30 Credits Required

Tuition Cost
$33,000

Highlights

  • One Year Program
  • No GRE Requirement
  • Preparation for SAP, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and Project Management Professional certifications
  • Program starts: Fall and Spring
Information Session

October 29, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 P.M
Online Webinar