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									About
Administration   Master of Engineering
Requirements/
Processes        Degree Designed for
Particulars
                 Distance Learning
                 A collaborative program designed by
                 Arizona State University, Northern
                 Arizona University, and the University
                 of Arizona, to offer a Master of
                 Engineering degree.
About
Administration
Requirements/
Processes
                 About the Program
Particulars
                 The Vision
                 To serve the advanced technical
                 education needs of practicing
                 professionals in Arizona
                 Master of Engineering in a
                 Nutshell
About
Administration   u   Collaborative program, designed by the
Requirements/        three state universities
Processes
Particulars      u   Serves the advanced educational needs
                     of our industrial customers, practicing
                     engineers and residential students

                 u   Primary course delivery method through
                     distance learning - to provide anytime,
                     anyplace education
                 Features
About
Administration   u   Student access to Arizona’s university
Requirements/        courses and resources maximized
Processes
                 u   Flexible course delivery/scheduling
Particulars
                     v   Regular on-campus offerings
                     v   On-line web courses
                     v   Video tape/satellite courses
                     v   Metropolitan broadcast
                     v   No university residence requirement
                     v   Students are not bound to a campus environment
                     v   Job-related deadlines and travel schedules can be
                         accommodated
                 Features (continued)
About
Administration   u   Flexible curriculum
Requirements/        v   Students prepare curricula that meet their personal
Processes
                         needs * Faculty advisory committee approves it if
Particulars
                         appropriate
                     v   Faculty prepare curricula that express their expertise
                         * Students choose to apply if it meets their personal
                         needs

                 u   Seamless student services
                     v   Students are considered at one institution

                 u   Practice-oriented course content
                 Learning Objectives
About
Administration   u   Increase understanding of engineering
Requirements/        science fundamentals.
Processes
Particulars      u   Strength in application of engineering
                     science fundamentals to solve
                     engineering problems.

                 u   Preparation for current engineering
                     practice.

                 u   Understanding of business/managerial
                     context of engineering.
                 Collaboration Advantages
About
Administration   u   All ASU, NAU, UA courses available to
Requirements/        Master of Engineering students
Processes
Particulars
                 u   Cost-effective, cooperative effort among
                     the universities
                 u   Cross-campus registration and fee
                     payment
                 u   Encourage cross-campus applied
                     research projects
                 u   Encourage cross-campus advisory
                     committees.
About
Administration
Requirements/
Processes
                 Program Administration
Particulars
                 Administrative Structure
About
Administration   u   Campus Directors
                     v   Recommend students for admission
Requirements/
Processes            v   Coordinate local campus activities
Particulars
                 u   Coordinating Board
                     v   Policy/procedures oversight
                     v   Coordination of offerings and exchange of
                         information
                     v   Facilitate cross-campus academic and student
                         services
                 u   Industrial Advisory Board
                     v   Provide strategic advice to ensure that the program
                         is serving the needs of practicing engineers
                 Coordinating Board
About
Administration   u   Admissions oversight
Requirements/
Processes
                 u   Policy/procedures oversight
Particulars

                 u   Distance offerings coordination

                 u   Exchange of information

                 u   Facilitate cross-campus academic and
                     student services
                 Program Manager
                 Reports to the chair of the coordinating board
About
                 u   Manages academic, administrative and
Administration
                     development activities.
Requirements/
Processes        u   Markets and prepares promotional materials.
Particulars      u   Interacts with educational coordinators in
                     industry.
                 u   Interacts with graduate colleges, registrars,
                     extended university units, etc.
                 u   Maintains a common student data base.
                 u   Develops statistics and reports as needed.
                 u   Monitors and maintains web site.
                 u   Guides and trains tri-university staff.
                 u   Acts as an information resource for staff.
                 Master of Engineering Industrial
                 Advisory Board (AB)
About
Administration   u   The AB interacts with deans and the
Requirements/        coordinating board regarding:
Processes
                     v   Emerging technical education needs.
Particulars
                     v   Student access to Master of Engineering educational
                         offerings.

                     v   Facilitation of faculty/industry partnerships for
                         curricular and course development and student
                         project advising.

                     v   Recruitment of students.

                     v   Resource development to promote and maintain the
                         program.
                 Master of Engineering Industrial
                 Advisory Board (AB) (continued)
About
Administration   u   AB members serve as advocates for the
Requirements/        program:
Processes
                     v   Within their industrial communities and particularly
Particulars
                         within their organizations
                     v   When necessary and appropriate, to the Universities,
                         the Arizona Board of Regents, and the State
                         legislature

                 u   AB members attend two to three
                     meetings annually in order to:
                     v   Be apprised of the status of the program
                     v   Provide strategic advice regarding its evolution
About
Administration   Program Requirements
Requirements/
Processes        and Processes
Particulars
                 Admission Requirements
About
Administration   u   Baccalaureate degree from an accredited
Requirements/        institution with a suitable background
Processes            for the desired field of study
Particulars          v   Transcripts must be provided
                 u   A minimum grade point average of 3.00
                     (on a 4.00 scale)
                     v   Last 60 units of the undergraduate transcript or
                     v   Last 12 units of the post-baccalaureate transcript
                 u   GRE may be required by some academic
                     units.
                 u   Admission, or provisional admission,
                     decision at discretion of campus
                 Admission Process
About
Administration   u   Choose “home institution” (ASU, NAU
Requirements/        or UA)
Processes
Particulars
                 u   Submit application to Graduate College
                     at preferred home institution (either
                     ASU, NAU or UA)
                 u   Submit supplemental application to the
                     Tri-University program
                     v   Master of Engineering program application form
                     v   Statement of career objectives/goals
                     v   3 letters of recommendation
                 Degree Requirements
About
Administration   u   Complete a total of 30 units of
Requirements/        coursework
Processes
                     v   3 units in each of two areas: engineering math and
Particulars
                         business/management
                     v   Option for up to 6 units of a practice-oriented project
                     v   Half of all coursework, excluding the project, must be
                         in engineering

                 u   Pass a final examination as determined
                     by the faculty advisory committee
                 Home Institution
About
Administration   u   Accepts students’ applications
Requirements/
Processes        u   Provides at least one advisor / approves
Particulars          study plan

                 u   Assures satisfactory academic progress

                 u   Maintains student records / confers the
                     degree in collaboration with other
                     universities
About
Administration
Requirements/
Processes
                 Program Particulars
Particulars
                 Program of Study
About
Administration   Category                                        Credits
Requirements/
Processes        Applied Engineering Mathematics                     3
Particulars
                 Engineering Management/Business                     3

                 Major requirements and electives                 18 - 24

                 Practice-oriented project                         0-6

                 A limited number of transfer credits from institutions other
                 than the three state universities will be accepted
                 Practice-oriented Project
About
Administration   u   On-campus or at employer’s location
Requirements/
Processes        u   Advisory committee can include
Particulars          practicing engineers and cross-campus
                     faculty
                 Curricular Tracks
About
                 u   Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering
Administration
                 u   Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Requirements/    u   Chemical Engineering
Processes        u   Civil Engineering
Particulars      u   Computer Science Engineering
                 u   Electrical Engineering
                 u   Environmental Engineering
                 u   Hydrology and Water Resources
                 u   Industrial, Reliability and Systems Engineering
                 u   Materials Science and Engineering
                 u   Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
                 u   Mining and Geological Engineering
                 u   Systems Engineering

								
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