Master of Engineering
The Master of Engineering degree is a practice-oriented, interdisciplinary degree designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in furthering a career in engineering with a business/management emphasis. Students will determine their degree plan in consultation with the graduate advisor of the respective engineering department of the student's primary focus. In addition to course requirements, students must complete a design project and a final written report. This phase of the program introduces students to the problems and solutions faced by practicing engineers. The program is designed for both the industrial professional who is seeking a career enhancement and also to the new baccalaureate graduate who wants to continue to study in order to be able to enter the work force with well-defined and honed professional skills.
Degree Learning Outcomes
The Degree Learning Outcomes of the Master of Engineering program are to produce graduates who will:
- Be prepared for successful careers in industry, government or non-profit establishments, and will have an appreciation for lifelong learning.
- Have the capacity to use advanced analytical and experimental methods needed to solve engineering problems.
- Have a breadth of knowledge that fosters an awareness of and skill in interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving.
- Have a keen sense of professionalism and a commitment to work toward the betterment of society and the world.
Program Interest Form
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the requirements outlined below that applicants for the Master of Engineering at SDSU submit scores for the GRE are suspended, but still recommended, for the Fall 2021 admission cycle.
Students must complete a graduate program of 36 units of which are divided into:
- 18 units of graduate engineering courses
- 12 units of graduate business courses
- 6 units of a project
The project is industry-oriented and integrates engineering and business knowledge attained through coursework and experience.
The program is administered by:Interim Associate Dean of the College of Engineering: Temesgen Garoma, PhD
Master of Engineering Program Manager: Donovan Geiger, MBA
Faculty advisers responsible for academic requirements in the College of Engineering are:Department of Aerospace Engineering: Ping Lu, PhD
Professor and ChairDepartment of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering: Janusz Supernak, PhD
Professor and Chair Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering: Chris Mi, PhD Professor and Chair Department of Mechanical Engineering: John Abraham, PhD Professor and Chair