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Quality and Engineering Management

The completion of this degree provides a pathway for employees who hold degrees in technical and non-technical areas to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be more successful in all areas of manufacturing.  The emphasis on leadership provides critical skills for advancing into manufacturing leadership positions.

  • Designed to provide individuals with baccalaureate degrees in technology or business related fields with an in-depth study of the organizational, technical, and strategic tools commonly used in manufacturing to improve productivity
  • Targeted to working professionals and other individuals who have a background in one of these fields, but are seeking to expand their knowledge across these disciplines
  • Emphasizes the applications of these tools to address quality, technology implementation and productivity issues in manufacturing related industries to help manufacturers standardize procedures, measure performance, improve customer satisfaction and manage resources more wisely

30 hour program

The Master of Science in Quality and Engineering Management is a 30 hour program consisting of:

  • 24 hours of courses in Quality and Engineering Management
  • 6 hours taken through one of two options:
  • Option 1 - Non-thesis - complete two additional QEM courses
  • Option 2 - Thesis - prepare a thesis