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Programs and Degrees Offered


The objective of ETM is to generate and transfer knowledge for making and implementing decisions which provide leadership in the management of engineering and technology. ETM addresses these issues at both the strategic and the operational levels of decision making.

ETM programs are designed for engineers and scientists moving toward technical management responsibilities while maintaining identity in their technology.

Choose from these Academic Programs and Degrees:

Admission Requirements for the ETM department:

Minimum admission requirements for the Engineering and Technology Management Department include the following:

  • Degree in engineering or a related discipline from accredited academic institution.
  • Minimum GPA for Masters degree admission: 2.75 undergraduate or 3.0 graduate (at least 12 credits). Minimum GPA for Ph.D. applicants: 3.0 undergraduate or 3.25 graduate.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in engineering or related discipline.
  • A background in probability/statistics, differential equations, computer programming and linear algebra.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Minimum 550 TOEFL for applicants from foreign universities for Masters applicants, 575 for Ph.D. applicants (TOEFL requirement is waived for applicants who have received a college degree from Australia, English-speaking Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand or the U.S.).
  • Minimum GRE for Ph.D. applicants: 1100 for the sum of verbal and quantitative, or verbal and analytical. (GRE is optional for Masters applicants.)

(Under certain circumstances consideration is given to applicants who may not have satisfied all of the conditions above.)

Engineering and Technology Management courses are available to the students admitted to the department. A limited number of non-admitted students may also be given special permission to take select courses with permission of the professor or program director. 

Graduate Certificates:

The admissions process for any of the Graduate Certificates in the Engineering & Technology Management department is the same as the admissions process for the MS degree.

Length of Program
Intended time to complete If taking one four-credit course per term: 1 year (Can vary based on courses taken.)

Cost of Program (Academic Year 14-15)

PSU Grad Tuition and fees: (4 Credit Courses): 

  • Oregon Resident - $1,768
  • Non-Oregon Resident - $2,544

 Books & supplies:

  • Will vary widely depending on course; average of $100 per course

Other required fees:

  • $50 PSU application fee
  • $120 PSU Graduate Matriculation Fee
  • $21 PSU ID replacement card fee (first ID card is free)
  • $25 OGS graduation fee

Total estimated cost: 

  • Oregon Resident - $7,267*
  • Non-Oregon Resident - $10,371*

*) Does not include parking or transportation fees