Manufacturing Program – Dual MEng + MBA Curriculum


Students enrolled in the program are expected to complete the following course work requirements:

1) An MBA degree requires 57 credit hour degree program including:

  • 45 Business Administration Credits, made up of:
    • Roughly 30 credit hour MBA core (no credit is awarded for Business Administration core courses successfully waived: credit must be earned with Business electives);
    • Roughly 15 elective hours in Business Administration (9 of the 15 must be approved by MEM;
    • MBA Communication Requirement

2) A Manufacturing Engineering degree requires 30 credit hour degree program including:

  • Engineering Core – 3 courses, 1 in each of the following areas:
    • Mfg. Design/Process Integration
    • Mfg. Processes/Production Control
    • Quality Control
  • Management and Systems Core – 9 elective credits including
    3 courses selected from a list of electives. Total credit hours
    must include classes in each of the following areas:
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Accounting and Finance
    • Marketing and Strategy
  • Engineering Discipline Elective – 2 electives in manufacturing-related topics within the student’s undergraduate engineering discipline.
  • Global Operations Seminar and Summer Team Project – 1 term of the Global Operations Seminar (MFG501) plus 1 term of participating in a Summer Project (MFG503), which may be through ISD or the Tauber Institute for Global Operations. Seminar and Project total 6 graded credit hours.
  • Full time students considering a dual MBA/MEM degree should also look into the Tauber  Institute for Global Operations. See the Tauber Institute website for details.
  • This program is offered jointly through the Business School and the College of Engineering’s Manufacturing Engineering. Students may pursue full time MEM/Tauber degree or part-time MEM/PIM.