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Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management Systems Online


Prepare for expert roles on technical teams in engineering environments by gaining leading-edge management system skills. This online program highlights industry-standard project management software, STEM-based knowledge and process improvement.

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


Unlock your STEM potential with an engineering management degree online

Pursue career success as an engineering manager with the online Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management Systems program from Arkansas State University. Learn how to be instrumental in executing essential engineering projects and tasks while also planning, organizing and leading the human elements in research and production. Upon earning your degree, you will be prepared to integrate engineering-based management systems across a variety of technological environments.

Our B.S. in Engineering Management Systems curriculum will guide you to a well-versed understanding of a series of technological applications such as MS Project, Office Suite, Primavera and various programming languages. You will learn to lead by example and collaborate across multiple teams to coordinate newer, more efficient ways to work and succeed. Upon graduation, you can apply your new knowledge and STEM-based skills to solve engineering problems to further your career.

Our 100% online format, taught by our expert faculty, affords you the flexibility to earn your degree on your schedule while still benefiting from all the advantages of in-class learning. For only $269 per credit hour, you can access curriculum designed to help you learn today—and apply your skills tomorrow—by focusing on all the elements to design and manage a project from start to completion.

As a graduate, you will be prepared for positions in engineering management, such as:

  • Engineering Manager
  • General Engineering Technician
  • Project Manager
  • Product Development Engineer
  • Nuclear Emergency Planner
  • Quality Engineer
  • Safety Specialist
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • General Engineering Technician
  • Project Manager
  • Product Development Engineer
  • Nuclear Emergency Planner
  • Quality Engineer
  • Safety Specialist
  • Supply Chain Manager

Gain these in-demand skills:

  • STEM-based inquiry
  • Technical application
  • MS Project
  • Primavera
  • Office Suite
  • STEM-based inquiry
  • Technical application
  • MS Project
  • Primavera
  • Office Suite

Also available:

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

Per Credit Hour: $276
Transfer Credits: Up to 90 hours
Credit Hours 120
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Tuition


Affordable A-State tuition makes it easy to advance

Our B.S. in Engineering Management Systems online program offers the same affordable tuition to in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

Per Credit Hour: $276
Tuition Per Course: $828

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Calendar


Time your bachelor's in engineering to fit your life

Earn your B.S. in Engineering Management Systems on your schedule in a 100% online format featuring accelerated courses 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 DueLast Class Day
Spring 23/4/242/19/242/23/242/29/243/1/244/26/24
Summer 15/28/245/14/245/17/245/23/245/24/246/27/24
Summer 27/2/246/18/246/21/246/27/246/28/248/1/24
Fall 18/20/248/5/248/9/248/15/248/16/2410/4/24
Fall 210/14/249/30/2410/4/2410/10/2410/11/2412/6/24

Now enrolling:

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

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Admissions


Check out this admission checklist for the engineering management program

A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process for both new students and transfers. Students who are interested in the B.S. in Engineering Management Systems online program should review and follow the requirements for admission below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.0 GPA for transferring credits

There are several paths to admittance at A-State:

  • If you have 13 or more transferrable college credit hours, you would be admitted if you have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework
  • If you have 0-12 transferrable college credit hours and have been out of high school for five years or more, you would be admitted if you:
    • Have a high school diploma or state-approved equivalent
    • Have completed 12 or fewer earned college hours
    • Have never enrolled as a student at A-State
    Note: If you’re admitted as non-traditional first-time freshman, you may be required to successfully complete a predesignated curriculum of 12 hours (Certificate or Non-Degree). Upon successful completion, you will be transitioned to a degree seeking program.
  • If you have 0-12 transferrable college credit hours and have been in high school within the last 5 years, you would be admitted if you have one of the following:
    • 3.0 cumulative high school grad point average (or GED test score equivalent), OR
    • 19 minimum ACT super score or minimum 990 combined SAT super score, OR
    • Class rank in the top 20% of your graduating class

​Application Submission Requirements

Submitting your application takes three easy steps: filling out the application, submitting your documents and paying the application fee.

  1. When completing the online application, select 100% online student and then complete all the steps on the online application.
  2. Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee.
  3. Submit all official college transcripts.
  4. Submit official high school transcripts (if applicable).
  5. Submit official ACT/ SAT test scores (if applicable).

Note: If you have 0-12 transferrable college hours, test scores will still need to be submitted for reporting purposes to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE); however, they are not needed for an admission decision. Accuplacer test scores are an acceptable alternative to ACT/SAT scores.

If you have any questions along the way, call us at 866-621-8096 and we’ll be happy to help answer questions.

Document Submission Address

Submit all documents to:

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

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

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

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c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Courses


The courses you'll take as an engineering management student

To earn your B.S. in Engineering Management Systems, you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. The program includes 38 credit hours of general education courses, 60 credit hours of major courses and 22 credit hours of elective courses. Students can finish faster by transferring previously earned credit hours. Transfer credit hours will be evaluated during the admission process.

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

Students must take all of the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to accounting and the accounting cycle includes focus on basic accounting and reporting for merchandising and service-oriented business organizations. Primary emphasis is on accounting principles applicable to measuring assets, liabilities, owners' equity and income. Special measurement problems for partnerships and corporations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers basic accounting and reporting for manufacturing companies. The course is also devoted to managerial uses of accounting data for the decision-making function and to special accounting reports.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Perspectives at the political, social, and personal levels for engineers dealing with entrepreneurship and innovation. Project required.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The identification, selection, and planning of projects, including structure, work breakdown structures (WBS), scheduling, PERT/Gantt charts, critical path method (CPM), budgeting, decision analysis, risk management, and the monitoring and control of projects.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Multidisciplinary group work on a design problem from conceptualization through selection of best alternative. A project proposal is required. Prerequisites, C or better in MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Group work to complete final design and testing aspects of a senior design project. A public oral presentation is required. Prerequisite, C or better in EGRM 4003.
Duration: 7 Weeks 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. This course may be taken as a co-requisite with MATH 2143 or MATH 2204, or it would be taken after earning a C or better in the prerequisite of MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
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. This course may be taken as a co-requisite with MATH 2143 or MATH 2204, or it would be taken after earning a C or better in the prerequisite of MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
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. This course may be taken as a co-requisite with MATH 2143 or MATH 2204, or it would be taken after earning a C or better in the prerequisite of MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Application of human resource management in an organization, including human resource leadership, recruitment strategies, equal employment selection, employee retention and turnover, performance management, employment law, diversity, and global talent management. This course may be taken as a co-requisite with MATH 2143 or MATH 2204, or it would be taken after earning a C or better in the prerequisite of MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Practical experience in engineering management. Evaluation and reports required.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Methods of designing new facilities and expanding or renovating existing facilities. Planning 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. This course may be taken as a co-requisite with MATH 2143 or MATH 2204, or it would be taken after earning a C or better in the prerequisite of MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to the fundamental elements of the Anglo American legal system and its common law origins. The scope of the course will include the application and operation of the legal system in the remedy of business disputes, the development and operation of the court system, and the regulation of American business and industry by the United States government.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course looks at exponential functions, mathematics of finance, systems of linear equations, linear inequalities and linear programming, limits, derivatives, and integrals, business calculus applications including marginal analysis, extrema and concavity of functions of one and several variables.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an overview of foundational management principles, including internal and external assessment and planning, organization structure and design, leadership and motivation, and decision and control processes.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to the discipline of political science, its subfields, and to the use of the social scientific method and logical inquiry.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Basic concepts and methods of statistics in a technical environment, including descriptive statistics, significant tests, estimation, sampling and correlation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction of the basic concepts of safety and health. Topics include the role of the safety professional, social, legislative and regulatory requirements, as well as the concepts of hazard recognition, evaluation and control.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Quantitative techniques for decision making, break even analysis, economic models, Gaussian distributions, inventory control, production models, and mathematical programming. Prerequisite: MATH 1023.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The principles and practices of quality in manufactured products. Familiarization with industrial methods and equipment used in quality assessment. Basic topics include histograms, Pareto diagrams, control charts, acceptance sampling, process capability, cause and effect diagrams, reliability, visual inspection, and the relationship between quality and cost. Prerequisite: TECH 3773.

You must take 22 hours of electives to satisfy the 120 credit hours required for this program. Choose courses with the assistance of an advisor and per your degree plan. Electives can come from any courses offered as long as prerequisites are met.

You must take the following courses.

First-year course

You must take the following Making Connections course. If you transfer in more than 12 credit hours, you will not be required to take the Making Connections course. You may replace that 3-hour course with a 3-hour elective course.

First-year course (3 hours)
UC 1013

Communication Requirement (6 hours)
ENG 1003
ENG 1013

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)
Students must take MATH 1023 or any MATH course that requires MATH 1023 as prerequisite.

Arts and Humanities Requirement (6 hours)
MUS 2503
ENG 2003
ENG 2013

Social Sciences Requirement (9 hours) 

Students must take ECON 2313 and ECON 2323.
POSC 2103
SOC 2213
PSY 2013

Life Science Requirement (4 hours)
Students must complete BIO 1003 with BIO 1001 lab.

Physical Sciences Requirement (4 hours)
Students must complete CHEM 1043 with CHEM 1041 lab.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 1
Laboratory, must be taken with BIO 1003. There will be a fee when purchasing the LabKit. Please visit the tuition and fees page for pricing.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The major characteristics and processes of life emphasizing the human organism. Promotes understanding of diversity and unity among living organisms with focus on ecological interactions and responsibilities of people within their social and natural environment. Lecture three hours per week. Special course fees may apply. Must be taken with BIO 1001.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 1
Special course fees apply. Prerequisite or co-requisite of CHEM 1043. Fall only.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to selected fundamental concepts including dimensional analysis, mole concept, atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, intermolecular interactions, gases, mixtures, kinetics, equilibrium and acid base chemistry. Fall only.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines national income accounting, inflation and unemployment, competing theories of national income, fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve System and monetary policy, and international trade.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Principles of resource allocation, supply and demand, consumer behavior, costs of production, the competitive model, oligopoly, and factor markets are examined.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study and practice of fundamentals of written communication, including principles of grammar, punctuation, spelling, organization, and careful analytical reading. Prerequisite, with grade of C or better, for ENG 1013.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Continues the practice of ENG 1003 to develop further the skills learned in that course. Based on reading and discussion of various types of writing, the students’ essays will provide practice in different kinds of rhetorical development, including research and documentation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to the analysis and interpretation of literary works from several historical periods ranging from early civilizations through the Renaissance.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to the analysis and interpretation of literary works from several historical periods ranging from the Renaissance to the present.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, and miscellaneous topics. No credit given if taken following MATH 1054.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an introduction to music for the listener who has had no formal training or experience. By exploring the history of Western Art music, learners will begin to connect the development of music with the changing of society and culture.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
American politics. The constitution, government, and politics of the United States.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of the important scientific, principles of individual human behavior from biological, cognitive, social, and behavioral perspectives.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Human society and social behavior.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Required course for all first semester freshmen. Course content is centered around the skills and knowledge needed to be a successful ASU student, including academic performance, problem solving, critical thinking, self-management and group building skills, university policies and other relevant issues.

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