MS in Engineering (Concentration in Manufacturing Engineering)

Home Department: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Available: See Notice below.

Program Advisor/Contact:
Dr. Petros Gheresus
Interim Department Head of IME
Room 1-700A, AB, 810-762-7936


This program has been inactivated, effective July 1, 2016 until further notice;  after that date no further enrollments will be accepted.  Students currently enrolled in the program will be allowed to complete their degree.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Engineering is a professional master’s program that builds on an undergraduate engineering program by offering additional depth and greater mastery in a number of technical areas. 

Program Objectives

All graduates of the Master of Science in Engineering program will:

  • Deepen their knowledge and increase their mastery of technical areas that match their personal career goals.
  • Be better prepared to advance in positions of technical and/or managerial leadership.
  • Develop their ability to sustain a life-long career in engineering, through continuing self-directed learning and professional development activities.

Program Curriculum Requirements

Completion of 40 credits as follows:

Select ten of the following (4 credits each):40
Safety and Human Factors
Ethics and Practice of Engineering
Failure Analysis
Managment Elective
Manufacturing Process Elective(s)
Industrial and Manufacturing (IME) Elective(s)
Technical Elective
Free Elective (or IME-698 Master's Project)
Total Credit Hours40

Current courses meeting elective requirements are listed below.  Students may consult the program advisor for the offering of the following courses (due to lack of students/faculty), as well as for additional courses.

Management Electives
Any MGMT course numbered 500 or higher
Process Electives
IME-601Fundamentals of Manufacturing Engineering4
IME-603Numerical Control Machining4
IME-660Design for Manufacture and Assembly4
IME-680Computer Integrated Manufacturing4
IME Electives
Any IME course numbered 500 or above
Technical Electives
Any engineering or mathematics course numbered 500 or above
Free Electives
Any graduate course numbered 500 or above
  • A student may elect no more than four (4) courses numbered 500-599 to count toward the degree.
  • Students following a BS/MS plan will work with their academic advisor to ensure that all requirements are met.

Refer to the Graduate Course Offering Matrices webpage for a listing of when courses are offered.  This will allow you to plan when you take each course and complete the program.  Check the schedule each term or contact the program advisor for availability of the courses.