Engineering Management M.S.

Benefits of Engineering Management at UHCL

The Master of Science degree in Engineering Management at University of Houston-Clear Lake is a unique curriculum that can be customized to align with the industrial needs in the Greater Houston area, the nation’s fourth largest city. This flexible program provides face-to-face, partially online and fully online courses, and it's specifically designed to help students with technical backgrounds develop business and management skills to increase their career potential. The program includes classes in negotiations, entrepreneurship, decisions analysis, technology management, and product design. Courses have an 8-week format with 3 credit hours, and two 8-week sessions are offered per semester (five sessions per year) to provides more flexibility to your schedule.

Also, you can earn the Project Management and Six Sigma Green Belt certificate as part of your Engineering Management degree program. To earn the certificate, the 4-course set below must be completed at UHCL within a 4-year time limit with grades of B or better.

Courses Required for the Certificate

  • EMGT 5230 Negotiation Strategies
  • EMGT 5231 Engineering Management Planning
  • EMGT 5331 Six Sigma Quality
  • EMGT 5430 Professional Project Management

Once you have successfully completed the certificate requirement, fill out the following form and send it to your faculty adviser to request the certificate. Your faculty adviser will sign on the document and sends it to the academic advising office.

Starting Spring 2019

Engineering Management M.S. is currently offered at UH-Clear Lake Main Campus and will be offered at UHCL-Pearland Campus starting Spring 2019.

Your Pathway Toward a Dynamic Career Begins Here

Graduates of this program qualify for a diverse array of positions requiring both technical and administrative skills in any industry. As a graduate, you may find out opportunities in supervising people who design and develop products, services, systems, and processes as engineering manager, project manager, R&D manager, and process improvement consultant. You might coordinate development, production, operations, quality, testing, or maintenance as operation manager, quality manager (engineer), systems engineer, and system analyst. With advanced technical and administrative knowledge and strong communication skills, you will be in one of the best positions to become a manager in your discipline.

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Admission Requirements

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  • Engineering Management M.S.
  • About Admissions

    The EMGT program offers a holistic review process, in which, applications are reviewed based upon academic degree, work experience, GPA within the last 60 hours of course work, and GRE if submitted.

  • Admission Deadline

    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline

  • Application
    A standard university application is required.
  • Requirements
    Bachelor Degree:
    • Science, engineering, or other disciplines related to Engineering Management.
    • If applicants have a bachelor's degree from other disciplines, then, at least one year of work experience in a technical field is required.
    • Recommended minimum of GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 credits.
    • GRE of 290 with verbal 140 and 145 quantitative Or GMAT of 500 with minimum quantitative score of 35.
    • GRE/GMAT is waived if one of the following conditions is met.
      • Applicants with a GPA 3.0 or above.
      • Applicants with at least one year of post-graduate full-time work experience in a technical field.
    Supporting Documents:
    • Resume summarizing applicants' career objectives and professional experience.
    • Two letters of reference from academic advisors or supervisors at work who can verify applicant's employment history.
    • These are required documents and must be submitted for your application to be processed.
      • If you are an international student, the supporting documents should be sent to
      • If you are a domestic student, the supporting documents should be sent to

Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final and Session Start* - August 27

  • Spring 2019

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 14
    Final and Session Start* - January 22

  • Summer 2019
    New Degree Seeking - May 1
    Priority* - May 28
    Final, Summer I* - June 10
    Final, Summer II* - July 15
  • Fall 2019
    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 12
    Final and Session Start* - August 26

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


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Engineering Management M.S. Faculty

Ipek Bozkurt
Ipek Bozkurt

Ipek Bozkurt

Associate Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3882
Office: STEM Building 2220

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Ki-Young Jeong
Ki-Young Jeong

Ki-Young Jeong

Program Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3862
Office: STEM Building 2222

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Emre Kirac

Emre Kirac

Assistant Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3816
Office: STEM Building 2216

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Xiaojun Gene Shan
Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Assistant Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3814
Office: STEM Building 2218

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