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Engineering Management M.S.

Increase Your Technical Career Potential

The Master of Science in Engineering Management is specifically designed to help students with an engineering background develop business and management skills to increase their career potential. As a graduate of the program, you’ll be qualified for positions that require both technical and administrative skills. You may find an opportunity as a manager of engineering, projects, operations, production or systems. You may also land a role as a system analyst or process improvement consultant, among other related positions.

Your Pathway Toward a Dynamic Career Begins Here

This program offers flexibility to accommodate your busy schedule, with courses available at UHCL, Pearland and online. To complement the Master of Science in Engineering Management, you have the option to earn the Project Management and Six Sigma (PMSS) Green BeltSAP Student Recognition Award (SRA) or the Supply Chain and Analytics Certificate (SCA) within a four-year time limit with grades of B or better. 

Project Management and Six Sigma (PMSS) Green Belt

  • EMGT 5230 Negotiation Strategies
  • EMGT 5231 Engineering Management Planning
  • EMGT 5331 Six Sigma Quality
  • EMGT 5430 Professional Project Management
SAP Student Recognition Award (SRA)
  • EMGT 5632 Logistics Management
  • EMGT 5730 Fundamentals of Enterprise Resource Planning Software
  • EMGT 5731 Business Analytics

Supply Chain and Analytics Certificate (SCA)  

  • EMGT 5330 Service and Operations Management
  • EMGT 5630 Quantitative Decision Making for Engineering Management
  • EMGT 5631 Supply Chain Management
  • EMGT 5731 Business Analytics

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Admission Requirements

Take your education to new heights in University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Science and Engineering. Learn the next steps to being admitted now.

  • 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
  • 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
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Former UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Former UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Former UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information go to How to Apply. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID. 

The UHCL applications is available online through The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester. 

Applying After the Priority Deadline

New, non-degree seeking, and former UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply. 

Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines. 

  • 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

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

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

Ipek Bozkurt Faculty Bio

Ki-Young Jeong
Ki-Young Jeong

Ki-Young Jeong

Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

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

Ki-Young Jeong Faculty Bio

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

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan Faculty Bio