You can earn your master’s degree in engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville by successfully completing 30 graduate credits. Tailor your education to match your career goals with a wide variety of elective courses. All courses listed are three credits unless otherwise stated.

Note that you are required to have completed an undergraduate Calculus I course with a minimum grade of C- before advancing past six graduate credits.

Required Core Courses

ENGRG 5000: Engineering Communications
ENGRG 5030: Linear Algebra (Required for Structural/Geotechnical emphasis) or ENGRG 6050: Applied Statistics
ENGRG 7030: Simulation Modeling of Engineering Systems or ENGRG 7070: Optimization with Engineering Applications
ENGRG 7800: Engineering Management

Areas of Emphasis

You will customize your degree with an area of emphasis, earned by completing at least nine credits in your chosen area.

Engineering Design

ENGRG 7030: Simulation Modeling of Engineering Systems
ENGRG 7070: Optimization with Engineering Applications
ENGRG 7510: Design of Experiments
ENGRG 7520: Design for Manufacturability
ENGRG 7530: Design for Usability
ENGRG 7540: Advanced Finite Element Method
ENGRG 7550: Product Design and Development
ENGRG 7560: Sustainability in Engineering Design and Manufacturing

Applications of Engineering Management

ENGRG 7810: Advanced Production and Operations Analysis
ENGRG 7820: Quality Engineering and Management
ENGRG 7830: Advanced Cost and Value Analysis
ENGRG 7840: Systems Engineering Management
ENGRG 7850: Taguchi Method of Designing Experiments
ENGRG 7860: Continuous Improvement with Lean Principles

Control (Electrical) Systems

ENGRG 7310: Control Systems Engineering I
ENGRG 7320: Control Systems Engineering II
ENGRG 7340: Digital Control Systems

Structural/Geotechnical Engineering

For the structural/geotechnical engineering technical emphasis, elective courses must also be chosen from the structural/geotechnical engineering technical emphasis area listed here.

ENGRG 5030: Linear Algebra
ENGRG 7540: Advanced Finite Element Method
ENGRG 6230: Structural Steel Design with LRFD or ENGRG 7220: Dynamics of Structures
ENGRG 7260: Advanced Shallow Foundations Design with LRFD Applications, ENGRG 7270: Advanced Deep Foundations Design with LRFD Applications, ENGRG 7280: Geosynthetics Engineering, or ENGRG 7290: Earth Retaining Structures: Design, Analysis and LRFD

ENGRG 5030: Linear Algebra and ENGRG 7540: Advanced Finite Element Method should be completed prior to taking the structural/geotechnical courses.

Elective Courses

Elective courses are available for engineering design, applications of engineering management, and control (electrical) systems.

BUSADMIN 6100: Supply Chain Management or ISCM 7100: International Supply Chain Management
PROJMGT 7010: Project Management Techniques I
PROJMGT 7020: Project Management Techniques II
ENGRG 7220: Dynamics of Structures
ENGRG 7290: Earth Retaining Structures: Design, Analysis and LRFD
ENGRG 7930: Special Topics in Engineering (1-3 credits)
ENGRG 7980: Independent Study in Engineering (1-3 credits)


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