Online Master of Engineering in Engineering Management

Engineering management is a specialized form of management that combines business acumen with technical expertise. Effective engineering managers understand complex, technical problems and can identify potential paths forward. Engineering managers are required to successfully lead engineering or technical projects.

The master’s in engineering program builds analytical, leadership and management abilities so you can lead a team of skilled professionals in the workforce. You can tailor your degree to your goals by choosing an emphasis in engineering management, with an elective path in one of the following:

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Supply chain management.
  • Systems and software management.
  • Quality management.

What skills and certification will I get in this engineering degree?

 

With a master’s in engineering degree, you’ll gain a wide range of skills related to a variety of engineering fields. These technical skills are complemented by data-proven organizational, administrative and planning abilities to ensure the successful completion of complex projects.

Technical skills taught in the program, include but are not limited to:

  • Project and quality management.
  • Running experiments.
  • Software quality assurance.
  • Statistical learning.
  • Supply chain modeling.

Management skills are essential for the operational performance of engineering-driven projects. These skills help you to manage projects to ensure quality, formulate processes and streamline operations. Students can complete courses required to earn their Lean Six Sigma Black Belt as part of their coursework.

Is a master’s in engineering worth it?

 

By focusing your master’s in engineering degree in engineering management, you’ll be empowered to compete for high-paying management roles. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineering managers earned a median salary of $144,380 in 2019, outpacing earnings for all major engineering job categories.

Program Field of Study
Master of Engineering
Program Focus
Area of Study: Engineering Management
Program Name Abbreviation
Engineering: Engineering Management (MEng)
Program Category
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Program Description Intro

The online master’s in engineering will broaden your knowledge of engineering in your chosen field. By choosing an emphasis in engineering management, you’ll build the skills necessary to advance in your career in a leadership or management position within a technical organization.

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Courses Summary

The master’s in engineering curriculum includes core courses in financial engineering, risk management and more. You’ll also take methods courses in topics ranging from information systems engineering to the design of experiments. You’ll complete your choice of elective path and a final capstone course.

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10
Total Hours
30
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Multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year.
Total Credit Hours
30
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Required number of credits to complete this degree.
Concentration
ENGMGT
Program Fee Code
Engineering, Ira A. Fulton, School of, Graduate ONLINE
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Featured master’s in engineering courses
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World-renowned instructors for engineering students
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Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences member.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.
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ASU Associate Professor Jennifer Kitchen poses for a photo.
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Earn your master’s in engineering from a leading institution
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Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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#2
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best online master’s in electrical engineering.

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#5
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bachelor’s degrees awarded to underrepresented minorities (American Society for Engineering Education 2019).

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60+
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engineering student organizations and student professional societies.

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#42
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undergraduate engineering programs.

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Top 10
Accolades Description

best online master’s in engineering programs for veterans.

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Top 10
Accolades Description

best online master’s in engineering programs.

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Engineering degree requirements
Admission requirement description

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

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Application requirements
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Applicants to the online Master of Engineering program must have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in engineering, science or math. Also, applicants must have completed a calculus sequence with a calculus-based statistics course.

Applicants must have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in the last 60 credit hours of their first bachelor's degree program. Alternatively, applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA in the last 12 units of the postbaccalaureate transcript.

All applicants must submit:

  • Graduate admission application and application fee.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Personal statement.
  • Professional resume.
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Additional application information
Description

An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.

Applicants must have successfully completed differential and integral calculus (Calculus I and II) and a calculus-based probability and statistics course.

GRE scores are not required.

Graduates of non-U.S. institutions must satisfy admission requirements established by the ASU Graduate College.

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Weeks per Class
7.5-15
Academic Career
Graduate
Program fee code for resident
GP0034
Program fee code for non-resident
GP0034
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Does my engineering management degree concentration say 'online'?
Description

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

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