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Engineering Management & Systems Engineering (Engineering, D.Eng.)

This program is designed to develop world-class professional systems engineers and engineering managers. This is achieved by combining the highest-level education and practical business experience. We do this by integrating EMSE departmental capabilities with the relevant problems and environment of a sponsoring company. This ensures that each student advances theoretical knowledge in a practical context.

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering (Engineering, D.Eng.)


Description


What is Engineering Management & Systems Engineering at ODU like?

This program is designed to develop world-class professional systems engineers and engineering managers. This is achieved by combining the highest-level education and practical business experience. We do this by integrating EMSE departmental capabilities with the relevant problems and environment of a sponsoring company. This ensures that each student advances theoretical knowledge in a practical context.

Program Highlights


What makes Engineering Management & Systems Engineering at ODU unique?

  • Designed to leverage the research and know-how of the faculty

  • Collaborative environment built on the unique relationship between the faculty advisor and the doctoral student

  • Students will develop the highest possible capability to provide innovative solutions in specialized engineering endeavors

  • The graduates of the program will meet the highest standards for advanced level engineering and leadership positions in industry and government

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

$109,830

MEDIAN SALARY


Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Chief Executives

$196,050

MEDIAN SALARY


Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

General and Operations Managers

$123,460

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

Architectural and Engineering Managers

$146,290

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Employers


Graduates from this major have gone to work at

NASA, Jefferson Lab, Naval Surface Warfare Center

Courses


What are some courses offered in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering at ODU?

ENMA 855:
Human System Engineering


This course introduces concepts of Human System Engineering, focusing on designing systems that include human components. Human System Integration and Human Factors Engineering are discussed, as well as other human centered design approaches. The role of human data in systems and systems of systems design is explored, and methods to capture and represent human data, including architecture frameworks, are presented. Modeling and analysis of human centered systems is done through hands-on projects.

ENMA 880:
Leadership for Engineering Managers


Seminar discussions and team projects. This course is designed to expose students to the concepts, skills, characteristics and emotional composition of effective and successful leaders in the 21st century. The course is intensive and requires students to immerse themselves in the course material and classroom discussion to derive meaning and value from the topics. The course objectives will be achieved by classroom discussion of the assigned material, candid self-assessment, experimental exercises and analysis of the actions of leaders, as described in case studies and literature. Areas of exploration include the fundamentals of leadership, ethical leadership, social capital, emotional intelligence and three-dimensional leadership. Prerequisites: ENMA 601 or Ph.D. standing.

ENMA 805:
Financial Engineering


This course covers concepts in complex investments, how to deal with uncertainty in today's global markets, and how to engineer and manage financial decisions. The main topics include: cash flows, portfolio theory, capital management, securities, hedge funds, optimal investment and financial engineering evaluations among others.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Engineering Management & Systems Engineering at ODU?

Students entering the Doctor of Engineering program in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

  • Undergraduate degree from an ABET-accredited program in engineering or engineering technology or from an accredited program in applied science with a GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) or better.

  • Graduate degree in Engineering Management or related discipline with GPA of 3.5 or higher.

  • GRE Exam (GRE requirement may be waived at GPD discretion based on academic preparation and related work experience).

  • Transcripts from all institutions that the applicant has attended.

  • A curriculum vitae that highlights professional and research related activities.

  • An essay of 500 words or less describing personal and academic goals, professional objectives, preparation for graduate study, and how the chosen program will help the applicant achieve these goals and objectives. The essay should clearly state the specific area in which the applicant intends to specialize.

  • Any prior publications.

  • International students also need to provide additional documentation as per International Admissions requirements.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 571

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,394

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Financial Aid


Financial aid is available to graduate students at Old Dominion University. Financial aid may be available in the form of University fellowships, tuition grants, and research assistantships. In addition to the financial aid offered by the University, graduate students may be eligible for aid and student loans administered by other agencies. For information about part-time employment, scholarships, and student loans, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Next Steps


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Contact


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Meet Your Enrollment Team

Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

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