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Doctor of Philosophy in Systems and Engineering Management

The Doctoral program in Systems and Engineering Management is designed to prepare engineering management professionals for current and future leadership roles. The Bureau of Labor Statistics growth rates for engineering management professionals project that these roles will increase by 30% in the next decade. The blended delivery of the Doctor of Philosophy in Systems and Engineering Management at TTU at Amarillo is provided in order to meet the growing need in the Panhandle region for technical managers with strong engineering, science, technical, management and financial knowledge and leadership abilities.

Degree Requirements

Students in the PhD SEM program are subject to all PhD degree regulations as outlined in the Graduate Catalog. Students should submit three letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose as part of their admission packet for this program. These items should be sent to the Industrial Engineering office and their address can be found at the bottom of the page.

Please see the Industrial Engineering Handbook for more detailed information on the PhD SEM program requirements.

Core Curriculum

There are ten courses (30 semester credit hours) that constitute the core requirements for the PhD SEM:

Major and Minor (60 semester credit hours -- 30 core credit hours plus an additional 30 semester credit hours)

Course selection dependent upon degree plan approved by graduate advisor and Systems and Engineering Management Program Coordinator.

Dissertation Research (12 semester credit hours)

For More Information

The SEM graduate advisor is Dr. Jennifer Farris. If you have questions about the degree program, please contact her at:

Jennifer A. Farris, Ph.D.
S.E.M. Graduate Advisor
Industrial Engineering
Texas Tech University
MS 43061
Lubbock, TX 79409-3061
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
email: jennifer.farris@ttu.edu

If you have questions about the distance learning program, please contact:

Amy Donnerberg, Program Coordinator
Phone: (806) 742-3451
Email: amy.donnerberg@ttu.edu

Brent Guinn, Sr. Director
Phone: (806) 742-3451 or (800) 528-5583
Email: brent.guinn@ttu.edu