Prescribed Courses  (21.0 credits)

  • ENGMT 511 Engineering for Energy and the Environment (3)
  • SYSEN 505 Technical Project Management (3)
  • E MCH 524A Mathematical Methods In Engineering (3)
  • BUS 500 Negotiation, Communication, And Teamwork (2)
  • MNGMT 511 Organizational Behavior (2)
  • MRKT 513 Marketing Management: Structures And Processes (2)
  • ACCT 501 Financial Statement Analysis (3)
  • FINAN 521 Corporate Finance (3)

Supporting Courses  (6.0 credits)

  • 500-Level Elective from the Engineering Disciplines (3)
  • 400- OR 500-Level Elective from the Engineering Disciplines (3)

Capstone Course Group  (7.0 credits)

  • BUS 588 Strategic Management (2)
  • BUS 589 Strategic Venture Planning & Innovation (2)
  • MFGSE 550 Design for Manufacturability I (3)


MRKT 513:  Course prerequisite BUSEC 502 is waived for students with undergraduate coursework in economics.

ENGMT 511 must be taken in the first or second semester of study as a foundation for the rest of the program.

BUS 588, BUS 589 (Strategic Management) and MFGSE 550 are the capstone experience course group for the MPS program; they must be taken in the last two semesters of study after the majority of the program coursework is completed.

Course Numbering

Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 599 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.

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