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MISSOURI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND
TECHNOLOGY
ENGINEERING EDUCATION CENTER IN ST. LOUIS:
QUALITY GRADUATE EDUCATION FOR WORKING
PROFESSIONALS
Victor Birman
Professor and Director
Missouri University of Science and Technology
(Formerly, University of Missouri-Rolla)
Engineering Education Center in St. Louis
[email protected]
Theresa Weidner
Missouri University of Science and Technology Office of Global Learning
[email protected]
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MISSOURI S&T
ENGINEERING EDUCATION CENTER IN
ST. LOUIS
MISSION: EEC serves the population of Greater St. Louis providing
evening graduate degrees in various engineering and
computer/information science related disciplines. This service of
Missouri S&T is mostly intended for working engineers, IST and
computer science professionals interested in enhancing their
qualification and status via acquiring an advanced degree.
In addition to students in St. Louis, the courses delivered by the EEC
are available to students on the main campus and to distance
students worldwide.
HISTORY: Operating since 1964. EEC has awarded over 2,700 MS
degrees.
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MISSOURI S&T
ENGINEERING EDUCATION CENTER IN
ST. LOUIS
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
MS PROGRAMS
http://eec.mst.edu/programs/areas/
•Aerospace Engineering (MS)
•Business Administration (MBA)
•Civil Engineering (MS)
•Computer Engineering (MS)
•Computer Science (MS)
•Electrical Engineering (MS)
•Engineering Management (MS)
•Environmental Engineering (MS)
•Explosives Engineering (MS)
•Geotechnics (ME)
•Industrial-Organizational Psychology (MS)
•Information Science and Technology (MS)
•Manufacturing Engineering (MS/ME)
•Mechanical Engineering (MS)
•Mining Engineering (ME)
•Systems Engineering (MS)
•Technical Communication (MS)
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
http://eec.mst.edu/programs/certificates/
A graduate certificate program provides advanced knowledge in a
specific area of interest. A typical program consists of 4 standard
graduate courses that can be applied later to a graduate degree. The list
of such programs is provided below.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0, or better, required to receive certificate
A student earning 3.0 or better in every one of the four certificate
courses will be admitted to the corresponding MS program.
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Business Administration
Business Analytics and Data Science
Business Intelligence
Digital Media
Digital Supply Chain Management
Electronic and Social Commerce
Enterprise Resource Planning
Human-Computer Interaction
Human Systems Integration
Management and Leadership
Mobile Business and Technology
Project Management
Chemical & Biological Engineering
Safety Engineering
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Contemporary Structural Engineering
Geoenvironmental Eng.
Infrastructure Renewal
Project Engineering and Construction Management
Computer Science
Big Data Management and Analytics
Big Data Management and Security
Computational Intelligence
Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems
Information Assurance & Security Officer Essentials
Information Systems & Cloud Computing
Software Design & Development
Systems and Software Architecture
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computational Intelligence
Electric Machines and Drives
Electric Power Systems Engineering
Information Assurance & Security Officer Essentials
Network Centric Systems
Engineering Management
Engineering Management
Financial Engineering
Human Systems Integration
Lean Six Sigma
Leadership in Engineering Organizations
Project Engineering and Construction Management
Project Management
Safety Engineering
English & Technical Communication
Technical Communication
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Geological Sciences and Engineering
Geotechnics
Military Geological Engineering
Information Science & Technology
Business Analytics and Data Science
Business Intelligence
Digital Media
Digital Supply Chain Management
Electronic and Social Commerce
Enterprise Resource Planning
Human-Computer Interaction
Human Systems Integration
Management and Leadership
Mobile Business and Technology
Project Management
Manufacturing Engineering
CAD/CAM & Rapid Product Realization
Manufacturing Systems
Mathematics
Psychometrics
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Composite Materials and Structures
Control Systems
Energy Conversion & Transport
Engineering Mechanics
Manufacturing Automation
Mining and Explosives Engineering
Explosives Engineering
Explosives Technology
Mining Engineering
Psychological Science
Leadership in Engineering Organizations
Psychology of Leadership
Psychometrics
Systems Engineering
Computational Intelligence
Network Centric Systems
Model Based Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering
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REQUIREMENTS
Option 1: Ten graduate courses.
Option 2: Eight courses and a thesis.
Dual M.S. degree: The second MS degree can be acquired by taking only
eight courses.
PhD studies are available: Contact EEC and the corresponding
department.
Admission requirements: GPA (it may vary dependent on the program,
typically between 3.0 and 3.2 or higher); GRE has to be taken before
or during the first semester of study.
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Factors to consider
Instructors: The courses are taught by Missouri S&T faculty and by adjunct
faculty approved by the departments. All Missouri S&T faculty and the
majority of adjunct faculty hold PhD degrees.
Degree: A MS degree from the EEC is the same as a degree any other academic
unit of Missouri S&T and is documented as a Missouri S&T degree.
Schedule: Face-to-face courses are scheduled one evening a week. Courses
offered from the Missouri S&T campus via Internet may have a different
schedule (all courses are archived and available any time).
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US Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014
Table 1.1 Employment by major occupational group, 2012 and projected 2022
(Numbers in thousands)
2012 National Employment Matrix title
Employment
Change, 2012-22
(1)
2022
Management Occupations
8,861.5
9,498.0
636.6
7.2
$93,910
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
7,167.6
8,065.7
898.1
12.5
$62,500
Computer and Mathematical Occupations
3,814.7
4,500.5
685.8
18.0
$76,270
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
2,474.5
2,654.0
179.6
7.3
$73,540
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
1,249.1
1,374.8
125.7
10.1
$60,100
Community and Social Service Occupations
2,374.7
2,783.4
408.8
17.2
$40,400
Legal Occupations
1,247.0
1,379.9
132.9
10.7
$75,270
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
9,115.9 10,131.7
1,015.8
11.1
$46,020
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
Occupations
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
Occupations
Healthcare Support Occupations
Number Percent
Median annual wage, 2012
2012
2,570.9
2,751.6
180.6
7.0
$43,930
8,049.7
9,782.6
1,732.9
21.5
$60,200
4,110.2
5,266.0
1,155.8
28.1
$25,550
Footnotes:
(1) Data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics program, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics.
Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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US Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2012-13
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Engineering Education Center in St. Louis
http://eec.mst.edu/
Telephone: 314-835-9822 (Mrs. Debbie Benenati, Senior
Student Support Specialist)
[email protected]
314-835-9818 (Dr. Victor Birman, Director)
[email protected]
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How To Apply for a Graduate Certificate
 DCE Application (& $55 application feewaived for alumni)
 Statement of purpose (2-3 paragraphs)
 Transcripts (Unofficial are sufficient for an
admit decision. S&T will require official
ones before you will be able to register for
your second semester.)
 Registration Materials
All application materials may be downloaded from:
http://dce.mst.edu/admissions
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How To Apply Directly to a Master’s Program
Students wishing to apply directly into a master’s program
 DCE Application (& $55 application fee- waived for
alumni)
 Statement of purpose (2-3 paragraphs)
 Transcripts (Unofficial are sufficient for an admit decision.
The University will require official ones before you will be
able to register for your second semester.)
 GRE/GMAT Scores (some departments will waive this for
S&T alumni meeting certain requirements)
 3 letters of recommendation or completed recommendation
forms
All application materials may be downloaded from:
http://dce.mst.edu/admissions
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Application Materials
All application materials may be downloaded from:
http://dce.mst.edu/admissions
All materials may be emailed, faxed, or mailed to us
Email materials to
[email protected]
Fax items to 573202-2393
Address items to:
Missouri S&T
Office of Global Learning
300 W. 12th St.
216 Centennial hall
Rolla, MO 65409
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DCE Website & Links
DCE Home Page: http://dce.mst.edu
EEC Home Page: http://eec.mst.edu
Admissions (including downloadable forms): http://dce.mst.edu/admissions
Schedule of Classes:
http://dce.mst.edu/credit/courses/dcecoursecataloglisting/index.html
Graduate Degree Programs: http://dce.mst.edu/credit/degrees
Graduate Certificates: http://dce.mst.edu/credit/certificates
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Questions?
Victor Birman
Professor and Director
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Engineering Education Center in St. Louis
[email protected]
Vicki Gibbons & Theresa Weidner
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Office of Global Learning
[email protected], [email protected]
573-341-4892
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