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Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

Minimum requirements and Program Format

To pursue the M.E.M. degree, the student must meet the KSU Graduate School admissions requirements, have a B.S. degree in engineering, mathematics, or physical science, and have taken at least one course each in calculus and statistics.  Students must have at least three years of full-time industrial (work) experience by the time they complete the program.

Master of Engineering Management is an online program only. This program is designed to be a part-time program and typically requires 2 to 4 years to complete.

Students not meeting the above requirements may be considered if they can demonstrate equivalent evidence of an appropriate background. Contact the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering to discuss.

 Course work
Core courses(any 5 of the 6 core courses)15
Electives15
IE Seminar0
Total graduate credits30

Core Courses (each offered once every three years):

  • IMSE 605 - Advanced Industrial Management
  • IMSE 680 - Quantitative Problem Solving Methods
  • IMSE 806 - Engineering Project Management
  • IMSE 810 - Industrial Logistics Engineering
  • IMSE 811 - Advanced Production and Inventory Control
  • IMSE 822 - Advanced Engineering Economy

Elective Courses

Electives are any course not utilized as a core course on your program of study. 

Actual degree requirements will be summarized on an approved plan of study. Some general guidelines include:

  • At least 60 percent of classes must be above 700 level 
  • At most 6 hours can be transferred from another school, without prior permission
  • No more than 6 hours can be taken from an outside department without prior permission
  • Courses in the IMSE department must be above the 600 level
  • Courses outside the department must be above the 500 level
  • No more than 6 hours can be taken at the 500 level
  • Students may take courses in Psychology, Business, and other Engineering disciplines to broaden and enhance their engineering management skills.
To learn more about the online MEM program, including course schedules, visit the K-State Global Campus website.
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