Master of Science in Engineering Management

Master of Science in
Engineering Management

The Master of Science in Engineering Management pairs technical knowledge with key leadership skills that aim to meet the growing need for project management.

The Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) program at Embry-Riddle is meticulously designed for professionals with established careers in engineering, mathematics, physical science or computer science who aspire to ascend into technical management and leadership roles. This program is not just an academic path but a transformative journey.

Developed in collaboration with leading industry experts, our curriculum offers a unique blend of a foundational High-Reliability Organizations (HRO) approach, specialized core modules and a personalized certificate tailored to each student's career aspirations. By integrating HRO principles like advanced risk management and mitigation strategies throughout the coursework, we ensure our graduates are not only academically proficient but also adept at navigating the high-stakes, complex challenges prevalent in contemporary organizational landscapes.

Student Learning Outcomes

What you will learn while pursuing a MSEM degree:

  • Perform generally accepted project management techniques to plan and execute technical projects.
  • Apply analytical tools for problem solving and effective project decision-making.
  • Apply ethical behavior and communication skills within the project team environment.
  • Analyze project metrics for reporting and control of technical projects.

Engineering Management Career Opportunities

Careers and Employers

Embry-Riddle graduates often find careers at Lockheed Martin, Amazon, the U.S. Army, General Electric and Honeywell, with a placement rate of 100% within a year of graduation.

MSEM degree graduates tend to enter the industry in positions such as:

  • Aerospace Program Managers
  • Directors of Manufacturing
  • Logistics Managers
  • Product Managers

Engineering Management Salary Information

As of 2021, Embry-Riddle graduates with a degree in Engineering Management receive competitive salaries, with an average income of $116,300 annually, one year following graduation.


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 project management. Through the Master of Science in Engineering Management, students gain a stronger understanding of technical management and leadership, and graduate prepared to lead technical teams as they strive to increase an organization’s productivity, efficiency, resilience and bottom-line results.

With Embry‑Riddle’s online educational opportunities, students have the flexibility to learn at a campus near them — or even in their own homes.

Tracks/Specialties and/or Certificates

Students can customize their MSEM degree by choosing from these available certificates:

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

Engineering Management Information

  • Credits: 36
  • Online or In-Person: Fully online, EagleVision Virtual Classroom or at a Worldwide location close to you
  • Certificate: Certificate or Non-Certificate Option

Professional Accreditation

The Engineering Management program with the Project Management certification is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

Helpful Links

PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


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