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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.

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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 a certificate within a four-year time limit with grades of B or better. The following four certificates are available to our EMGT M.S. students at no extra cost.

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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

Certificate of Engineering Data Analytics (CEDA)

  • EMGT 5330 Service and Operations Management
  • EMGT 5630 Quantitative Decision Making for Engineering Management
  • EMGT 5731 Business Analytics
  • EMGT 5732 Advanced Business Analytics

Project Management Certificate

In today's world, many technical careers are project-based with a focus on planning, negotiating and executing. Employers from various industries seek professionals with the knowledge base, vocabularies and tools rounded in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), established by the Project Management Institute. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Project Management Certificate was developed based on specific criteria and ongoing research, with an emphasis on PMBOK, to meet the needs of these employers. Intended for non-degree-seeking students, this graduate certificate can complement virtually any engineering, science and technical field. Learn more about the Project Management Certificate, or apply now.

Certificate Requirements: To earn the certificate, the four-course set below must be completed at UHCL within a four-year time limit with overall GPA of 3.0 (minimum C or above for each course). No transferred course will be accepted. A student pursuing the certificate may transfer the certificate courses to the EMGT degree plan after successful completion of the certificate and admission to the EMGT MS degree program.

  • EMGT 5230 Negotiation Strategies
  • EMGT 5231 Engineering Management Planning
  • EMGT 5430 Professional Project Management
  • EMGT 5530 Organizational Analysis and Management

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, and GRE if submitted.

  • Admission Deadline

    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline

  • Application

    Apply online through the UHCL Graduate Application Portal.

  • 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.

    Foundation Courses: Calculus I and Probability and Statistics

    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. Documents should be uploaded to your student portal under To-Do or Checklist Items.

Degree Requirements

UHCL's College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you'll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Returning UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Returning UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Returning UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. 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 returning 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 Deadline - May 1
    Extended Deadline - June 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

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 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