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Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management Online


Tailor this certificate's curriculum to reflect your unique professional interests and gain an in-depth understanding of advanced engineering management concepts.

Next Apply Date: 5/14/24
Next Class Start Date: 5/28/24
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Next Apply Date: 5/14/24
Next Class Start Date: 5/28/24

Program Overview


Why to consider the online Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management at A-State

Improve processes and performance across a wide variety of organizational functions in the A-State Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management online program. You don’t need an engineering background to gain practical expertise and actionable skills in this program, which empowers you to tailor your studies to directly impact your personal and professional goals.

This affordable online program enables you to choose all four of your courses from a pool of 16 options, meaning you can focus on areas such as project management, manufacturing processes, quality improvement, numbers and analytics, and more. Plus, courses in this certificate program can be applied and transferred directly into the Master of Engineering Management degree program.

Prepare for careers like these:

  • Product Development Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Process Improvement Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Consultant
  • Product Development Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Process Improvement Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Consultant

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A-State offers a variety of certificate programs in a convenient online format. Explore our full range of online certificate programs.

Total Tuition: $4,080
Program Duration: Varies
Credit Hours 12
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Tuition


Discover the value of our low-cost tuition

Our Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management online program offers the same affordable tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

Per Credit Hour: $340
Total Tuition: $4,080

Calendar


Milestones to guide your student journey

Our Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management online program is designed to be flexible and convenient for working professionals, featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates per year.

Please note Summer 1 and Summer 2 terms are 5 weeks in duration for this program.

TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment Due
Spring 23/4/242/19/242/23/242/29/243/1/24
Summer 15/28/245/14/245/17/245/23/245/24/24
Summer 27/2/246/18/246/21/246/27/246/28/24
Fall 18/20/248/5/248/9/248/15/248/16/24
Fall 210/14/249/30/2410/4/2410/10/2410/11/24

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 5/14/24
Start Class 5/28/24

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Admissions


What you need to know before applying

To apply to our Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management online program, you must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Review full admission requirements below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts
  • Bachelor’s degree

To be granted admission into the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management program, you would have:

  • A baccalaureate degree with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited institution.

Note: To earn your Grad Certificate in Engineering Management, you will have to have had a C in a Calculus equivalent course. It must either be reflected on your transcript prior to starting the program, or you will need to take and pass any Calculus-based math course with a C or better, such as Business Calculus, prior to graduation.

For your application to be complete and have a decision rendered, you will need to:

  • Complete online application for A-State's Grad Cert in Engineering Management.
  • Submit a nonrefundable $30 application fee.
  • Send official transcript(s) from the registrar of the college/university attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent from the granting institution.

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: [email protected]

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Courses


The topics you'll study in our online Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management classes

In order to earn the Graduate Certificate in Engineering online, you must complete any four of the following courses (12 credit hours).

Visit the Course Registration page to view the course schedule for this certificate.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
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.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
*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. Introductory elements of statistics will be introduced.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The essentials of management that are pertinent to practicing managers are emphasized. The theory, principles, and techniques are presented as an art and applying the science of the underlying organized knowledge of management to the realities of situations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
*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.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
*Prerequisite: EGRM 6003. Quantitative techniques for decision making; break-even analysis, economic models, Gaussian distributions, inventory control, production models, and mathematical programming. Capstone
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Methodical assessment of the economic benefits and expenditures of projects concerning engineering design and analysis, including economic analysis for decision-making among contending opportunities.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction and application of legal concepts relating to the field of engineering management, including general principles, contracts, torts, real property, agency, intellectual property, product liability and safety, and professional legal ethics.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
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.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Fundamentals of project management for engineering and information systems projects based on the principles established by the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Advanced application of techniques which maximize the value of products, processes, construction, or services. Topics covered include functional analysis, functional costing, generation of alternative designs, evaluation of alternative designs, lifecycle cost analysis, proposal preparation, and presentations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Entrepreneurship and innovation from perspectives at the political, social, and personal levels.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction and orientation to financial matters that concern engineers, with an emphasis on financial statements, cash flows, net present value calculations, and capital budgeting.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to the strategic application of human resource management in an organization, including human resource leadership, e-recruitment strategies, equal employment selection, employee retention and turnover, performance management, employment law, diversity and global talent management.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to the field of material handling, including systems analysis, equipment selection, and the relationship of material handling to other activities and operations of the industrial plant or warehouse. You will learn how to plan and analyze material handling systems; how to improve material handling operations; and when to apply material handling automation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Advanced methods of designing new facilities and expanding or renovating existing facilities, facility layout, facility location, and activities are presented. Topics such as analysis of workspace, workflow, material handling systems, facility planning data collection methods, and process flow-charting are covered.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Advanced topics of logistics operations in transportation, concepts of facilities and methods used in supply chain. Third party logistics, fleet management, physical distribution and a number of other concepts are introduced.

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