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Master of Science in
Engineering Management

The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and businesses around the world agree: there simply are not enough qualified engineering and technical managers to meet the needs of the future. The Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) degree program at Embry-Riddle helps students with an already established career in engineering, math, physical science, or computer science learn more about management and build skills in planning, coordinating, and leadership. Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s MSEM program can prepare students to transition into a managerial role within a technical environment.

Approximately 77 percent of Engineering and Technical Management leaders report increased job satisfaction through meaningful work. And with a Master of Science in Engineering Management, ERAU graduates can do meaningful work in aerospace, aviation, manufacturing, computers, technical services, and other industries.

With more than 130 campuses around the globe, Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus gives students the freedom to take courses in the classroom, online, or in a live virtual classroom environment.

The Master of Science in Engineering Management is a multidisciplinary program with a core that includes both technical and management focuses. Students choose from an extensive range of specializations including a track unique to ERAU — Aviation/Aerospace.

Courses are taught by expert faculty members who are proven leaders with many firsthand experiences to share with students.

Throughout the program, students are introduced to a number of professional organizations like the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM).


About Engineering Management at the Worldwide & Online Campus

Designed for working professionals who already possess degrees in engineering, math, physical science, computer science or another STEM field, the Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) introduces business skills and practices to create solid, well-rounded technical managers. A stronger understanding of management principles will help graduates lead technical teams as they strive to increase an organization’s productivity, efficiency and bottom-line. The program combines a core curriculum with a selection of concentrations that allow students to expand their knowledge in a specific area of interest.

Technical organizations require managers who understand the technical nature of the firm’s business. Upon completion of the multi-disciplinary degree, students will have the knowledge to become managers in a technical organization.

The Management Core of this degree focuses on:

  • Organizational theory in a technical environment
  • Professional service marketing
  • Engineering economic analysis
  • Fundamentals of project management
  • Management science.
  • Federal regulations, ethics and the legal system
  • Areas of concentration include Financial Management, Project Management, Systems Engineering, Leadership, Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Aviation/Aerospace Management.
  • The average median salary for engineering managers is $117,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Students at our Worldwide Campus gain access to the elite ERAU network, where they can connect with faculty, fellow students, and alumni.

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