Discover Viterbi: Engineering Management

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Discover Viterbi:
Engineering Management
Professor Geza Bottlik
Meghan McKenna Balding
March 13, 2013
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Today’s Program
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The University of Southern California
Viterbi School of Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering Management
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Program Overview
Application Criteria
Distance Education Network ([email protected])
Tuition & Fees
Q&A
University of Southern California
• Oldest private university in western
U.S. – founded in 1880
• 40,000 Students:
18,000 Undergrads | 22,000 Graduates
• 3,400 full-time faculty
• Diverse student population
• Located in Los Angeles
USC Engineering: Points of
Distinction
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International Reputation for Excellence
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Ranked #1 in both the Online Graduate Engineering Program and Online
Computer Information Technology Program (Computer Science) rankings by
the US News and World Report (2013 Edition).
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World Class Faculty & Research
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The Trojan Family Network: 60,000+ engineers strong
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Unique engineering programs available – online, on site & on campus.
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Complete range of programs
• PhD, Masters & Bachelors Degrees
• Graduate Certificates
• Continuing Education Short Courses
• Custom Programs
Meet Professor Geza Bottlik
Prof. Geza Bottlik
Degrees in Mechanical Engineering – graduate degrees
from USC
34 years of industry experience (24 at Xerox) –
Computer design, research in Physics, Industrial Engineering
Management, Strategic Planning and Finance overlapping with
24 years at USC –
Production Planning, Decision making, Statistics, Project
management, Engineering Economy
Director of the Engineering Management Program
MS in Engineering Management
• The engineering management program is
intended to prepare engineers for careers
in management
• A third of engineers become managers
and are faced with problems they are
unprepared for unless they have the
preparation provided by this degree
MS in Engineering Management
• The program is intended for both working
engineers and recent graduates from
bachelor programs
• Recent bachelor graduates will increase
their employability and their chances of
being considered for subsequent
management positions, as well as
becoming better engineers
MS in Engineering Management
• Working engineers benefit from the degree
by enhancing their chances for promotion
as well as becoming better engineers
• Engineers who are already managers
benefit by a deeper understanding of the
issues and methods involved in managing
technology oriented projects
MS in Engineering Management
• The program averages 150 -200 students, with
about 75 graduating per year
• 25% of the students are off campus
• Classes are taught by a combination of full time
professor and industry experts with substantial
teaching experience
• Graduates find jobs in domestic and international
positions and both in large and smaller companies
Recent News
• USC joined a consortium of top universities
offering a degree in engineering
management recently
• Current students have established a
student organization dedicated to sharing
their experience at USC and disseminating
information about job opportunities
MEMPC
MS in Engineering Management –
Program Details
Required Courses (both courses)
ISE 500 | Engineering Management Decisions and Statistics
ISE 561 | Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects
Accounting Area (at least 1 course)
CE 502 | Construction Accounting and Finance
ISE 566 | Financial Accounting for Engineers
Engineering Management Area (at least 2 courses)
ISE 515 | Engineering Project Management
ISE 544 | Management of Engineering Teams
ISE 564 | Performance Analysis
ISE 565 | Law and Finance for Engineering Innovation
MS in Engineering Management –
Program Details
Quantitative Methods (at least 1 course)
ISE 513 | Inventory Systems
ISE 514 | Advanced Production Planning and Scheduling
ISE 525 | Design of Experiments
ISE 527 | Quality Management for Engineers
ISE 530 | Introduction to Operations Research
12 units of electives are also required
Chosen with consent of advisor
Application Criteria for
MS in Engineering Management
• Undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science) in engineering,
math, or hard science from a regionally-accredited university
• To be competitive, a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at
least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is recommended
• Satisfactory scores on the general portion of the Graduate
Record Examination (GRE) that are less than five years old
• Supplemental Materials:
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3 Letters of Recommendation (Highly Recommended)
Statement of Purpose (Required)
• Please visit viterbi.usc.edu/msdegrees for complete
requirements
Application Deadlines
• FALL – January 15
• SPRING – September 15
Apply Online:
– http://www.usc.edu/admission/graduate/apply
Course Delivery Methods
Methods of Course Delivery
– On-campus, full time
• 3 classes per semester
• 1.5-2 years to complete degree
– Distance delivery via
DEN @Viterbi
• 1-2 classes per semester
• 3-4 years to complete degree
Distance Education Network
([email protected])
• Pioneer in distance learning since 1972
• Online delivery makes earning an MS degree practical for
working professionals
• Online and on-campus students have fully equivalent
academic experiences and earn the same degree
• Technical Requirements:
– High-speed internet access
(DSL/Cable minimum)
– Windows Media Player
– Adobe PDF Reader
Distance Education Network
([email protected])
Program Admission
Weekly Course Lectures
Online Course Archives (Lectures & Course Documents) Assignments Exams
Courses per Semester
(Average)
Degree Completion Requirements
USC Diploma
(No Distinction)
[email protected] Student
On‐Campus Student
USC Graduate Application & required materials
USC Graduate Application & required materials
Online with Interactivity
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On USC’s Campus
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Submit electronically via email or fax according to course deadlines
Submit during lecture or lab according to course deadlines
Proctored location
USC’s campus
1‐2
3‐4
27‐34 units with a 3.0 GPA or above
27‐34 units with a 3.0 GPA or above
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• Limited Status
– Allows strong candidates to begin coursework before formal
admission.
– Courses (maximum of 4 courses) can be applied toward degree
program once admitted but limited status does not guarantee
admission.
– Get Started: http://gapp.usc.edu/graduate-programs/den/gettingstarted
• Tuition Deferment
– Students supported by company can defer “up front” payment of
tuition until after the semester is over.
– Company must pay 75-100% of tuition to be eligible for program.
– For additional information: http://gapp.usc.edu/tuitiondeferment
Tuition & Fees for MS Student
PER-COURSE TUITION
500/600 level course: $1569 per unit
Tuition for
3-Unit Course
$4,707
• Degree Programs are 27-34 units (9-11 courses) –
Tuition total is about $45,000
• On-campus students will be required to pay $750$900 in additional mandatory fees per semester
Getting Started
• For those interested in taking classes on
campus:
– Visit USC campus
– Start your application:
http://www.usc.edu/admission/graduate/apply
• For those interested in DEN delivery
– Start as Limited Student for next semester or apply for
admission at the link above
CONTACT US
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Graduate and Professional Programs
e: [email protected]
p: 213.740.4488
w: viterbi.usc.edu/msdegrees
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