Master of Science in Technical Systems Management

Thesis Option

TSM 599Thesis Research8
TSM 594Graduate Seminar (Registration of 0 hours required for every term while in residence)0
One course in statistics from an approved list3-5
One course in research methods including experimental design in consultation with advisor3-5
One 500-level elective course chosen in consultation with advisor3-5
Elective courses – chosen in consultation with advisor (subject to Other Requirements and Conditions below)8-16
Total Hours33

Other Requirements and Conditions1

Other Requirements and Conditions may overlap
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours applied toward the degree, and 8 of those must be in the TSM rubric (including research credit hours).
Minimum GPA: 2.75

Non-Thesis Option

TSM 594Graduate Seminar (registration for 0 hours every term while in residence for thesis and non-thesis options; every fall term in residence for the PSM concentration)0
One course in statistics from an approved list3-5
One course in research methods including experimental design in consultation with advisor3-5
One 500-level elective course chosen in consultation with advisor3-5
Elective courses – chosen in consultation with advisor (subject to Other Requirements and Conditions below)19-27
Total Hours36

Other Requirements and Conditions1

Other Requirements and Conditions may overlap
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours applied toward the degree, and 8 of those must be in the TSM rubric.
The non-thesis option is only allowed with departmental approval at or before initiation of graduate study, and a final report is required.
Minimum GPA: 2.75