Programs and Degrees Offered


The objective of the Department of Engineering and Technology Management 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.

The Department of Engineering and Technology Management 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 Department of Engineering and Technology Management include the following:

  • Degree in engineering or a related discipline from accredited academic institution.
  • Minimum GPA for Masters degree admission: 2.5 out of 4.0 undergraduate or 3.0 out of 4.0 graduate (at least 9 credits). Minimum GPA for Ph.D. applicants: 3.0 out of 4.0 undergraduate or 3.25 out of 4.0 graduate.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in engineering or related discipline (can be less under some circumstances).
  • 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.).
  •  GRE for Ph.D. applicants

(Under certain circumstances consideration may be 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 the permission of the instructor or department chair. 

Graduate Certificates:

The requirements and admission process for any of the Graduate Certificates in the Department of Engineering & Technology Management are the same as for the MS degree (see above).

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 18-19)

PSU/ETM Grad Tuition: (per 4 Credit Courses): 

  • Oregon Resident - $2,074
  • Non-Oregon Resident - $2,938

Total estimated tuition cost for a Graduate Certificate Or completion of 16  graduate credits: 

  • Oregon Resident - $8,296*
  • Non-Oregon Resident - $11,752*

  Other required fees:

  • $67 PSU application fee
  • $325 PSU Graduate Matriculation Fee
  • $21 PSU ID replacement card fee (first ID card is free)
  • $30 GS graduation fee

* Does not include other required fees, parking/transportation fees or books & supplies

Books & supplies:

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

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*ETM tuition is on the Differential Programs - Graduate page, under Engineering & Comp. Science

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