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- B.S. in Applied Engineering Management
- Minor in Applied Engineering Management
- Minor in Quality Assurance Technology
Who Would be Interested in Applied Engineering Management?
- Students who are interested in technology and the management of technology-based business
- Students who are strong problem solvers
- Students who like math and science
Why Applied Engineering Management?
The Applied Engineering Management B.S. degree program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering. The program, with updates, has been continuously accredited since 1977, and most recently passed the re-accreditation review in 2011.
Learn from the Best
- Applied Engineering Management has an outstanding group of faculty.
- Members are active in the field with extensive service to the profession.
- Faculty members have served the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering as President of the Student Division, Chair of the Board of Certification, and Chief Editor of the Journal of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering.
- Additionally, members have served on the "Body of Knowledge" committee and chaired the national "Voice of the Customer" committee for the Association for Operations Management.
Internships and Co-Op Opportunities
- The Applied Engineering Management program has significant involvement with local and regional industries in support of the classroom curriculum.
- Cooperative education is required in the program and typically, even in a down economy, employers seek co-op students to fill positions.
- When positions are available, co-op students who complete their program with high marks are often hired full time by their co-op employers.
Rewarding Career Opportunities
Graduates of the Applied Engineering Management Program are prepared for professional careers in technology related businesses. These businesses offer many opportunities to pursue exciting, challenging and rewarding careers that require technical knowledge and managerial skills.
Applied Engineering Management prepares individuals for entry-level positions that include but are limited to:
- Production Supervision
- Product Development
- Quality Control
- Maintenance Supervision
- Project Management
- Production Control
- Other related areas
What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?
- Students may select Applied Engineering Management upon applying to the university.
- Additionally, in order to avoid developmental coursework in math, students should have a minimum of 22 on the Math subsection of the ACT exam.
Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?
Graduates of the Applied Engineering Management program are employed at (among others):
- Lockheed Martin
- Hitachi Automotive Systems
- Americas, Inc.
- I.B. Moore
- International Crankshaft
- G.R. Spring and Stamping
How Do I Get More Information?
Dennis W. Field, PhD.
Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Technology
Are There Scholarship Opportunities?
Four department- or program-specific scholarship opportunities are available. These include:
Rodney Ratliff Scholarship
Ed Swinford Scholarship
Ralph W. Whalin Scholarship
William Sexton Scholarship