As little as 14 months
$288 per credit hour. This price includes the administrative fee.
Arkansas State University’s online MEM degree program gives you the leadership knowledge and technical skills you need to advance into management roles in a range of engineering fields. Students receive an accelerated interdisciplinary education identical to our on-campus degree, designed for engineers on management career paths—as well as those managing technology in engineering, manufacturing, and high-tech organizations.
Benefits of earning your Master of Engineering Management online from A-State:
- Identical to on-campus program—one of the top engineering programs in the country
- 11 online 7-week courses
- No thesis required
State Program Approvals (PDF)
Concepts of Accounting for non-business majors pursuing graduate degrees in business. Intensive outside readings and assignments are required.
*Prerequisite: 500V. Concepts of Finance for non-business majors pursuing graduate degrees in business. Intensive outside readings and assignments are required.
Concepts of Legal Environment of Business for non-business majors pursuing graduate degrees in business. Intensive outside readings and assignments are required.
This course is pending Graduate Council Approval. This course is designed to provide an overview of Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), with a specific emphasis on the role of advertising and other promotional mix elements in IMC plan of an organization. The development of an IMC plan requires a comprehensive understanding of strategic marketing process to ensure that all messaging and communication strategies are integrated across all channels and centered around the customer, and assure that all brand contacts received by a customer or prospect for a product, service, or organization are relevant to that person and consistent over time. The course will also focus on various integrated marketing communications tools used in contemporary marketing including advertising, direct marketing, Internet and interactive marketing, sales promotion, publicity and public relations, and personal selling. Students are expected to apply IMC techniques in marketing planning, crafting advertising message strategy, understanding the principles of media selection and placement, and analysis of audience segmentation to determine the appropriate message and media for effective marketing communications.
Basic concepts and methods of descriptive and inferential statistics including graphical techniques, measures of central tendency and dispersion, interval estimation, hypothesis and goodness of fit tests, comparisons of two populations, and analysis of variance.
Basic principles and practices of engineering management activities including planning, organization, leadership, controlling, motivating, ethics, communications, and decision making; group research of special topics with written and oral presentations is required.
*Prerequisite: EGRM 6003. A brief review of the evolution of quality control and improvement theory particularly as influenced by key pioneers such as Deming, Juran, and Taguchi. Extensive coverage of selected quality improvement techniques includes statistical process control, inspection sampling, and design of experiments.
*Prerequisite: EGRM 6023. Principles and practices of engineering management including marketing management, globalization, time management, forecasting, finance, cost, accounting, managing technology, engineering management in the new millennium; invited lectures and seminars covering projects of interest to civil, electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineers in management positions.
*Prerequisite: EGRM 6003. Quantitative techniques for decision making; break-even analysis, economic models, Gaussian distributions, inventory control, production models, and mathematical programming.
A study of the techniques and practices that successful managers employ to get their work done through politicians, subordinates, and citizens. Emphasis is placed on issues that are faced by first time managers.
A capstone, project-based course consisting of an investigation of an engineering management topic approved by the faculty; weekly project meetings, a formal engineer's log book of activities, progress reports, oral presentation, and a comprehensive written report are required.