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Department of Applied Engineering and Technology
210 Lloyd Cassity Building
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-2418
Fax: 606-783-5030
E-mail: aet@moreheadstate.edu 


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Engineering and Technology Management - MSETM

Program Info
The MSETM degree is designed primarily for persons holding a bachelor's degree in industrial technology, engineering, engineering technology, applied sciences, manufacturing engineering, mechanical design, or related technical professional programs.
MS - Engineering and Technology Management
MSET

The Master of Science in Engineering Technology prepares students for jobs as Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Plant Engineer/Manager, Senior Engineer, Process Engineer, Design Engineer, and Quality Engineer.

Engineering and Technology Management – Master of Science 
This degree is designed primarily for persons holding a bachelor's degree in industrial technology, engineering, engineering technology, applied sciences, manufacturing engineering, mechanical design or related technical professional programs.

Admission Requirements 
         1. General admission to graduate study
         2. Satisfy one of the following:
                 a. A minimum GRE score of 286 (verbal and quantitative)
                 b. Undergraduate GPA X GRE = 858 or
                 c. Earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher after completing 12 hours of MSETM required coursework.

Requirements for the Degree 
          1. Satisfy admission requirements.
          2. Successfully complete and defend a thesis or pass both written and oral comprehensive exit examinations.
          3. Must be unconditionally admitted.
          4. Complete the required course work in the three components as follows:

Program Requirements 
Core Courses 12 Credit Hours
IET 600      Impact of Technology                                                       
IET 603      Quality Assurance in Science and Technology              
IET 619      Total Quality Control                                                        
IET 698      Research Methods in Technology                                  

Technical Concentration 

Choose 12 credit hours from the following: 
IET 610      Advanced Engineering Economics                                    
IET 621      Experimental Design for Industry                                       
IET 622      Industrial Project Management                                           
IET 627      Advanced Applied Industrial Management                         
IET 630      Design for Manufacturability                                             
IET 644      Wireless Networking and Systems                                    
IET 645      Computer Interfacing and Applications                            
IET 680      Networking Technology                                                     
IET 688      Computer Integrated Manufacturing                                  
IET 690      Supervised Internship (Industry or Administration)          
ITMT 684   Manufacturing Information Systems                                  
                  Technical Electives from ITCD, ITMT, ITCM, or ITEC           

Synthesis Experience (Research)
Choose 9 credit hours from the following:
The student must complete nine credit hours from either thesis or non-thesis.

Thesis 

IET 670      Directed Research                                                            
                                  or           
IET 676      Directed Study                                                                    
IET 699      Thesis                                                                           
Students should not take more than six hours of either directed research or directed study in the program.

Nonthesis 
IET 670      Directed Research                                                             
IET 676      Directed Study                                                                    


Three hours electives from the following:  
IET, ITCD, ITCM, ITEC, or ITMT                                              
                                                                                

The student's graduate committee will consist of three members of the graduate faculty with one member from outside the AET department. The committee members, chosen by the student, will be representatives of the AET graduate faculty and others. Should the student elect to conduct a thesis research, thesis advisor/chair will be a graduate faculty member from the AET department.

Student Competencies 
         1. Perform advanced technical-management responsibilities in business, industry, education and government.
         2. Apply theories, concepts and principles of related disciplines to develop the communication skills required for technical-managers.
         3. Apply scientific and technological concepts to solving technological problems.
         4. Apply concepts and skills developed in a variety of technical and professional disciplines including computer applications and networking,
             materials properties and production processes, and quality control to conduct empirical research in order to improve the production
             processes and techniques.
         5. Plan, facilitate and integrate technology and problem solving techniques in the leadership functions of the economic enterprise system.
         6. Engage in applied technical research in order to add to the knowledge of the discipline and to solve problems which surface in the workplace.

 

Assessment Procedures 
         1. Students are required to complete a thesis or to pass both an oral and written exit examination
             (passing grade for written examination = 70 percent).
         2. Students must complete the required course work with a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0.

Address:
Morehead State University
Department of Applied Engineering and Technology
210 Lloyd Cassity Building
Morehead, KY 40351

Primary Phone: 606.783.2418
Fax: 606.783.5030

E-mail: aet@moreheadstate.edu

Nadeera Ekanayake
Nadeera Ekanayake, from Sri Lanka, is a graduate student in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology(SLIIT). She has more than 3 years of industrial experience working as a software engineer for an ERP software development company. Nadeera joined MSU in spring 2012 and works as a graduate assistant in the AET department.

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