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Master – Engineering Mgmt

Master of Engineering Management Online


Program Overview


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 $9,510 Total Tuition
icon As few as 12 months Program Duration
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icon $9,510 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 #25

In their Best Colleges Rankings for 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranks A-State #25 for "Top Public Schools, Regional Universities (South)."

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.

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Total Tuition $9,510
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Tuition Per Credit Hour $317
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$277.00 $40.00 $317.00 $831.00 $120.00 $951.00

A-State is Ranked #19

In their "Most Affordable Master’s in Engineering Management Online" for 2020, ONLINEU ranks A-State's engineering management program #19.

Calendar


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
Fall 2020 7wk 8/25/2020 10/9/2020 8/10/2020 8/14/2020 8/20/2020 8/21/2020 9/25/2020
7wk 10/19/2020 12/11/2020 10/5/2020 10/9/2020 10/15/2020 10/16/2020 11/27/2020
Spring 2021 7 wk 01/12/2021 02/26/2021 12/14/2020 12/16/2020 01/07/2021 01/08/2021 02/12/2021
7 wk 03/08/2021 04/30/2021 02/22/2021 02/26/2021 03/04/2021 03/05/2021 04/16/2021
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Admissions


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 unconditional admission status for the Master of Engineering Management Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Meet the minimum requirements for unconditional admission as set by the University.
  • Complete online application for A-State's MEM and submit a nonrefundable $30 fee.
  • Send official transcript(s) from the registrar of the college/university attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent from the sending institution.
  • 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.
  • Have passed any Calculus I equivalent class with a C or better. If you do not have Calculus I, you can apply for conditional admission.

Conditional Admission Status

An applicant who fails to meet the GPA requirements for unconditional admission status, who lacks the appropriate undergraduate background for a particular certificate or degree program, or whose baccalaureate degree is from an unaccredited institution may be granted conditional admission status.

Additional Information

Submit all documents to:

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

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: academicpartnerships@astate.edu

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

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

Courses


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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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: semester-long class – self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   Credit Hours: 3

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

EGRM 6093: Value Engineering

Duration: 7 weeks, self-paced   |   Credit Hours: 3

Practical application of modern Value Analysis principles to design and modification of products and processes to reduce cost and/or improve performance. Topics covered include functional analysis, functional costing, cost drivers, evaluation of alternative designs, proposal preparation and presentation. Emphasis on management of Value Analysis programs and case studies. Project required.

EGRM 6103: Entrepreneurship for Engineers

Duration: 7 weeks, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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, self-paced   |   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: Facilities Management

Duration: 7 weeks, self-paced   |   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, process flow-charting, the supply chain management, and economics are covered.

EGRM 6163: Logistics and Supply Chain

Duration: 7 weeks, self-paced   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is an introduction to logistics in transportation and distribution channels. It offers a description 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. The course includes highlights on the transportation and distribution business in a local and global scenario.

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