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Master – Engineering Mgmt

Master of Engineering Management Online

Program Overview

What Our Online Engineering Management Degree Offers You

The Arkansas State University Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program, a one-year master’s degree plan consisting of 30 semester credit hours, is designed for all engineers on management career paths as well as for those charged with managing technology in engineering, manufacturing, and other high-tech organizations. The MEM degree program will also benefit engineers pursuing licensure in states where candidates for professional licensure are required to have an additional 30 semester credit hours of coursework beyond the bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in engineering. The curriculum consists of courses offered by the A-State College of Engineering and Computer Science.

icon $9,930 Total Tuition
icon As few as 12 months Program Duration
icon 30 Credit Hours
icon $9,930 Total Tuition
icon As few as 12 months Program Duration
icon 30 Credit Hours
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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
  • 10 fully online courses
  • Typical course is 7-weeks long
  • No thesis required

Graduates of the online MEM program will be able to:

  • Identify critical issues, formulate realistic solutions, evaluate alternatives, and solve technical problems
  • Interpret statistical or deterministic models and concepts as well as apply them to technical problems
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to express alternatives and solutions dealing with technical problems
  • Function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team
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A-State is Ranked #1

In “Fastest Online Engineering Management Master’s” for 2021 according to


Find Out How and When to Pay Your Tuition

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

Total Tuition $9,930
Tuition Per Credit Hour $331
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$291.00 $40.00 $331.00 $873.00 $120.00 $993.00

Top Online MEM Program

Named one of the 2022 Best Schools for Earning an Online Master's Degree in Engineering Management by


Dates You Need to Know

Our Master of Engineering Management online program is designed to be flexible and convenient for working professionals, featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates a year.

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Term Length Course Begin Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Day to Withdraw
Summer 2023 5 wk 05/30/2023 06/30/2023 05/15/2023 05/19/2023 05/25/2023 05/26/2023 06/19/2023
5 wk 07/03/2023 08/04/2023 06/19/2023 06/23/2023 06/29/2023 06/30/2023 07/21/2023
Fall 2023 7 wk 08/21/2023 10/06/2023 08/07/2023 08/11/2023 08/17/2023 08/18/2023 09/22/2023
7 wk 10/16/2023 12/08/2023 10/02/2023 10/06/2023 10/12/2023 10/13/2023 11/17/2023
Spring 2024 7 wk 01/08/2024 02/23/2024 12/15/2023 12/19/2023 01/04/2024 01/05/2024 02/09/2024
7 wk 03/04/2024 04/26/2024 02/19/2024 02/23/2024 02/29/2024 03/01/2024 04/05/2024
Summer 2024 5 wk 05/28/2024 06/27/2024 05/14/2024 05/17/2024 05/23/2024 05/24/2024 06/14/2024
5 wk 07/02/2024 08/01/2024 06/18/2024 06/21/2024 06/27/2024 06/28/2024 07/26/2024
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Steps to Being Admitted to Our Online Master of Engineering Management Program

A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process for both new students and transfers. Students who are interested in the Master of Engineering Management online program must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Review full admission requirements below.

Unconditional Admission Status

To be granted admission into the Master of Engineering Management program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 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 the MEM degree, students must record a “C” or higher in a Calculus equivalent course. The letter grade must be reflected on a student’s transcript prior to starting the program, or the student 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 the online application for A-State's MEM
  • Submit a non-refundable $30 application fee
  • Send official transcript(s) from the registrar of the college/university attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent from previously attended institutions.

Additional Information

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:

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


The Topics You’ll Study in Our Online Engineering Management Classes

Students pursing the Master of Engineering in Management degree must complete 30 credit hours. Students are required to complete 15 hours of core courses and 15 hours of elective courses.

EGRM 6003: Engineering Statistics

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.

EGRM 6083: Project Management for Engineers

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.

EGRM 6013: Quality Control and Improvement

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

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.

EGRM 6053: Advanced Engineering Economy

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.

EGRM 600V: Engineering Capstone

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Engineering Capstone research project that includes literature review, data collection, analysis of data, and conclusions. Final project report and oral defense required. May be repeated. Maximum of three hours of letter grade counted toward degree. Must be registered for 1 hour course until capstone project is completed. Approval of program director required.

Please select 15 hours from the following courses below or choose any 5000-level or above Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering course.

EGRM 6123: Human Resource Management for Engineers

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.

EGRM 6023: Engineering Management I

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

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.

EGRM 6033: Engineering Management II

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

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.

EGRM 6043: Operations Research

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. Introductory elements of statistics will be introduced.

EGRM 6063: Engineering Law and Ethics

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.

EGRM 6073: Special Problems in Engineering Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Selected advanced topics of current interest. Ordinarily, topics covered are those not available in other graduate courses.

EGRM 6093: Advanced Value Engineering

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.

EGRM 6103: Entrepreneurship for Engineers

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Entrepreneurship and innovation from perspectives at the political, social, and personal levels.

EGRM 6113: Finance and Budgeting for Engineering

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.

EGRM 6143: Industrial Material Handling

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.

EGRM 6153: Advanced Facilities Management

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.

EGRM 6163: Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain 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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