Master of Science in Engineering Management

Master of Science in
Engineering Management

Key management and leadership skills are paired with technical knowledge in this degree program, which aims to meet the growing need for technically-savvy managers.

The American Society of Engineering Education, the National Science Foundation and businesses around the world agree: There simply are not enough qualified engineering and technical managers to meet the needs of the future. The mission of the Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) program at Embry-Riddle is to prepare students with an already established career in engineering, math, physical science or computer science to transition into a managerial role within a technical environment. 

One of the university’s first-ever certificate-based graduate programs offered through the Worldwide Campus, the Engineering Management master's program is a multidisciplinary program with a core that includes both technical and management focuses. Engineering professionals learn sound managerial decision-making, leadership and other business skills critical to the success of today’s firms. 

Crafted with industry partners, the degree program is uniquely structured to provide a high-reliability organizations (HRO) foundation, a degree-specific core and a certificate of the student's choice. With HRO concepts such as risk management and risk mitigation woven throughout the program, students graduate prepared to succeed in the high-risk and complex environments of today’s organizations. In addition to their core classes, students can also dig deeper and explore the topics that excite them most by choosing from a collection of 10 resume-boosting certificates. 

Courses are taught by expert faculty members who are proven leaders with industry experience to share with students. Throughout the program, students are also introduced to a number of professional organizations like the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and the American Society for Engineering Management. 


About Engineering Management at the Worldwide & Online Campus

Today’s organizations have a need for managers who understand the technical work of the organization and can also successfully perform in management roles. Through the Master of Science in Engineering Management program, students gain a stronger understanding of management principles and graduate prepared to lead technical teams as they strive to increase an organization’s productivity, efficiency, resilience and bottom-line results. 

As one of the few schools in the country and elsewhere to have a unifying theme across its graduate degrees, the Worldwide College of Business incorporates HRO concepts such as managing risk and operating with high reliability in industries like aviation, healthcare, business, space operations and more. 

Students pursuing the Engineering Management master's can start or finish their degree program by earning one of the following resume-boosting certifications: 

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics 
  • Finance 
  • Human Resources 
  • Information Systems Security 
  • Information Technology Management 
  • International Business 
  • Leadership 
  • Marketing 
  • Project Management 
  • Systems Engineering 

The Master of Science in Engineering Management offered through Embry-Riddle's Worldwide Campus is designed for working professionals who desire to add management expertise to their prior degrees in engineering, math, physical science, computer science or another STEM field. With Embry-Riddle’s online educational opportunities, students have the flexibility to learn at a campus near them — or even in their own home. 

PMI GAC SealThe Master of Science in Engineering Management with the Project Management certification is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). For further information please visit the Global Accreditation Center Project Management Institute website.

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