USC Master of Engineering Management offered at the University Center of Greenville:
Engineers and computer scientists need management skills to successfully perform their jobs. They must perform the following tasks:
- supervise other engineers using effective people management and negotiation skills,
- organize the team to deliver on-time and on-budget results through proper project management and engineering economics,
- recognize product liability issues with the design from both the manufacturer and customer perspectives, and
- successfully communicate the benefits and obstacles associated with a project to upper management and marketing team to better sell the product.
Students have the option to complete a Thesis or additional course work to finish their degree.
The Thesis Option includes 6 credit hours of Thesis Preparation and is a permanent record of the student’s independent research or creative effort.
The Non-Thesis Option includes 6 additional credit hours of Engineering and Computing electives, of which a maximum of 3 credit hours may be a special topic/directed studies course for a project. Students may take elective classes on campus at USC Columbia or online through the APOGEE (distance learning) program. Information regarding APOGEE courses can be found here:
Classes taught by professors in the College of Engineering and Computing, the Darla Moore School of Business, the USC School of Law and the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies.
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