Engineering management offers an interdisciplinary approach to address the complexities in today's workplace. This program also provides a diverse academic background, including engineering, business, science, mathematics, and the liberal arts. The curriculum is designed to help you develop engineering and business expertise, social awareness, cultural perspective, and interpersonal communication skills.
This interdisciplinary program offers a core of coursework both in engineering and business, giving you a strong technical background coupled with business management skills. You choose an engineering management concentration and a Thematic Sequence of courses in another discipline as well as a variety of foundation courses within the Miami Plan for Liberal Education. You are also encouraged to consider a minor in the Farmer School of Business to further enhance your business education at Miami. The minors that are most closely related to the Engineering major are Management and Leadership, and Supply Chain Management.
The Engineering Management Curricula with Miami Plan requirements and the core courses in engineering, business, and special areas provides a quick look the overall curriculum for each specialty.
The Electronics and Computing concentration provides a solid foundation in electrical and computer engineering while developing the skills necessary to manage the development of products, including computers and other electronics. Graduates can have an impact on the needs of a global society whose reliance on electronics and computing is ever-increasing.
Environmental Engineering addresses environmental issues, concentrating on understanding ecological principles and engineering methods for cost-effective prevention and control of pollution.
Manufacturing Engineering addresses product and process design. It requires the ability to plan the practices of manufacturing; to research and develop tools, manufacturing processes, machines and equipment, and control strategies; and to integrate the facilities and systems so that quality products can be produced at a competitive cost.
The Paper Science and Engineering concentration provides a solid foundation in the pulp and papermaking processes and related chemical engineering fundamentals. Paper Science and Engineering Foundation scholarships are available beginning the first year for up to eight semesters for students who maintain a 3.0 grade point average.