2020 Most Affordable Master's in Engineering Management Online

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

These 25 schools make up the most affordable options for obtaining an online master's degree in engineering management, with all of their annual tuition rates priced at less than $12,000. At #1, Montana Technological University offers an online Master of Science in Project Engineering and Management for only $3,921 per year. In the #2 spot is the University of New Orleans, offering a Master of Science in Engineering Management for $4,007 per academic year. Clasess for this program include Business Information System Analysis and Design, Innovation Concepts and Methodologies, Innovation Management, and Knowledge Management.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 Montana Technological University $3,921
# 2 #2 University of New Orleans $4,007
# 3 #3 University of Arkansas $4,558
# 4 #4 Texas Tech University $5,670
# 5 #5 Kennesaw State University $5,745
# 6 #6 American Public University System $6,300
# 7 #7 Georgia Southern University $6,444
# 8 #8 Saint Cloud State University $7,200
# 9 #9 Northern Illinois University $8,185
# 10 #10 University of Idaho $8,235
# 11 #11 Trine University Online $8,475
# 12 #12 Arizona State University $8,512
# 13 #13 The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga $8,580
# 14 #14 Old Dominion University $8,925
# 15 #15 University of South Carolina-Columbia $8,583
# 16 #16 University of Massachusetts - Amherst $9,000
# 17 #17 University of Alabama in Huntsville $9,255
# 18 #18 University of Nebraska-Lincoln $9,450
# 19 #19 Arkansas State University $9,510
# 20 #20 Indiana Institute of Technology $10,026
# 21 #21 University of Central Florida $10,422
# 22 #22 Iowa State University $10,425
# 23 #23 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology $10,943
# 24 #24 Southern New Hampshire University Online $11,286
# 25 #25 University of Louisville $11,460
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $3,921
Annual Tuition: $3,921
Annual Tuition: $3,921
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Average SATs: 1080 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 31
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 112
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Phone #: (406) 496-4256

Example Classes: Application & Design of Industrial Experiments, Information Technology for Managers, Legal Issues Related to PE&M, Managerial Communication for Project Managers, Project and Engineering Management, Systems Safety & Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Project Engineering and Management (Non-Thesis Option)
#2
#2

University of New Orleans

New Orleans (LA)
Annual Tuition: $4,007
Annual Tuition: $4,007
Annual Tuition: $4,007
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 42%
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Average SATs: 1015 -1240
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 336
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 231
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (888) 514-4275

Example Classes: Business Information System Analysis and Design, Innovation Concepts and Methodologies, Innovation Management, Knowledge Management, Reliability, Availability and Maintenance of Engineering Systems, Technology Entrepreneurship

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management - Systems Innovation Engineering
#3
#3

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville (AR)
Annual Tuition: $4,558
Annual Tuition: $4,558
Annual Tuition: $4,558
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 76%
  • Graduation Rate: 66%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Average SATs: 1120 -1300
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 934
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,578
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (479) 575-2000

Example Classes: Decision Models, Economic Decision Making, Operations Management & Global Competition, Risk Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
#4
#4

Texas Tech University

Lubbock (TX)
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 78%
  • Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Average SATs: 1070 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,931
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,811
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (806) 742-2011

Example Classes: Decision Theory and Management Science, Principles of Operations Research Modeling with Spreadsheets, Productivity and Performance Improvement in Organizations, Simulation Models for Operations Analysis, The Engineering Management Environment

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Systems and Engineering Management
#5
#5
Annual Tuition: $5,745
Annual Tuition: $5,745
Annual Tuition: $5,745
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 1050 -1230
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,315
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,792
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (470) 578-6000

Example Classes: Economic Decision Analysis, Leveraging Info Systems in Business, Managing & Leading Work Behavior, Statistical Process Control

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
#6
#6
Annual Tuition: $6,300
Annual Tuition: $6,300
Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 40%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 37,335
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 7,914
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (877) 468-6268

Example Classes: Global Logistics Management, Organizational Development, Port and Terminal Operations, Quality Management in Contemporary Organizations, Strategic Inter-modal Transportation, Transportation Economics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Transportation and Logistics Management - Maritime Engineering Management
#7
#7

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro (GA)
Annual Tuition: $6,444
Annual Tuition: $6,444
Annual Tuition: $6,444
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Average SATs: 1050 -1200
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,088
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,619
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (912) 478-5391

Example Classes: Advanced Quality Control, Hazardous Waste Management, Industrial Hygiene & Ergonomics, Production Planning and Facilities Design, Special Problems in Applied Engineering, World Class Manufacturing

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Applied Engineering in Engineering Management
#8
#8
Annual Tuition: $7,200
Annual Tuition: $7,200
Annual Tuition: $7,200
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 48%
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Average SATs: 934 -1194
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 469
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 390
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (320) 308-0121

Example Classes: Engineering Economy, Facilities Systems Design, Industrial Financial Management, Lean Six Sigma, Production and Operations Management, Quality Engineering

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering Management
#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $8,185
Annual Tuition: $8,185
Annual Tuition: $8,185
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 49%
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Average SATs: 940 -1170
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 89
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 245
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 892-3050

Example Classes: Advanced Decision Analysis for Engineering, Economic Analysis of Industrial Projects, Six Sigma Performance Excellence and Modern Problem Solving, Systems Engineering Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Engineering Management
#10
#10

University of Idaho

Moscow (ID)
Annual Tuition: $8,235
Annual Tuition: $8,235
Annual Tuition: $8,235
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 56%
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Average SATs: 1010 -1240
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 431
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 590
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Phone #: (888) 884-3246

Example Classes: Global Product Development, Project Risk Management, Technical Project Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.Engr. in Engineering Management (Non-Thesis Option)
#11
#11

Trine University Online

Fort Wayne (IN)
Annual Tuition: $8,475
Annual Tuition: $8,475
Annual Tuition: $8,475
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 0%
  • Graduation Rate: 0%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 271
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 170
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (260) 483-4949

Example Classes: Advanced Plant Management, Finance for Engineers, Law and the Engineering Professional, Manufacturing Systems Integration, New Product Development and Innovation Strategies

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
#12
#12

Arizona State University

Tempe (AZ) (and 4 others)
Annual Tuition: $8,512
Annual Tuition: $8,512
Annual Tuition: $8,512
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 1091 -1301
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 33,410
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 10,843
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Example Classes: Engineering Analysis, Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Principles of Systems Engineering

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering - Engineering Management
#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $8,580
Annual Tuition: $8,580
Annual Tuition: $8,580
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 48%
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Average SATs: 1030 -1230
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 313
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 436
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (423) 425-4111

Example Classes: Advanced Operations and Constructability, Decision Making and Optimization Techniques, Quality Management Systems, Strategic Bidding and Estimating, Strategic Management and Technology, Technical Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management - Construction Management
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management - Engineering Management
#14
#14
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 51%
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Average SATs: 980 -1180
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,948
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,206
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (757) 683-3000

Example Classes: Analysis of Organizational Systems, Cost Estimating and Financial Analysis, Quality Systems Design, Systems Analysis

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Engineering Management by Portable Media
#15
#15
Annual Tuition: $8,583
Annual Tuition: $8,583
Annual Tuition: $8,583
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 77%
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Average SATs: 1180 -1370
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 454
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,462
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (803) 777-7000

Example Classes: Legal Aspects of Engineering, Management of Engineering Projects, Marketing Management, Risk Analysis for Engineering Applications

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
#16
#16
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 82%
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Average SATs: 1190 -1390
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,217
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,282
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (413) 545-0111

Example Classes: Advanced Production Planning and Control, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Multiple Criteria Decision Making & Decision Analysis, Network Optimization, Strategy-Driven Engineering Innovation

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $9,255
Annual Tuition: $9,255
Annual Tuition: $9,255
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Average SATs: 1237 -1490
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 241
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 506
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (256) 824-6120

Example Classes: Design/Analysis of Experiment, Engineering Management Structures & Systems, Found Quality Systems Management, Managing Challenges in High Tech Organizations

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering - Engineering Management
#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $9,450
Annual Tuition: $9,450
Annual Tuition: $9,450
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 65%
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Average SATs: 1120 -1360
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 228
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (402) 472-7211

Example Classes: Analysis of Engineering Management, Applied Statistics and Quality Control, Cognitive Ergonomics, Reliability Engineering, Scheduling, Total Quality Management Using Six Sigma Techniques

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering Management
#19
#19

Arkansas State University

Jonesboro (AR)
Annual Tuition: $9,510
Annual Tuition: $9,510
Annual Tuition: $9,510
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 53%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Average SATs: 1013 -1220
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,064
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,414
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (870) 972-2100

Example Classes: Administrative Leadership, Engineering Statistics, Integrated Marketing Communication, Operations Research, Quality Control and Improvement, Survey of Law

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering Management
#20
#20
Annual Tuition: $10,026
Annual Tuition: $10,026
Annual Tuition: $10,026
  • Online Degrees: 5
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 37%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 12
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 519
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 937-2448

Example Classes: Challenges & Implication of Digitization, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Designing for Lean Manufacturing, Enterprise Information Processes, Enterprise Networking & Communication

Online Master's Degrees

  • MBA/MSE Dual Degree
  • MBA/MSE Dual Degree - Human Resources
  • MBA/MSE Dual Degree - Management
  • MBA/MSE Dual Degree - Marketing
  • MS in Engineering Management
#21
#21

University of Central Florida

Orlando (FL) (and 7 others)
Annual Tuition: $10,422
Annual Tuition: $10,422
Annual Tuition: $10,422
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 72%
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Average SATs: 1170 -1340
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 7,588
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,485
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Example Classes: Advanced Engineering Economic Analysis, Innovation in Engineering Design, The Environment of Technical Organizations

Online Master's Degrees

  • Engineering Management, MSEM
#22
#22
Annual Tuition: $10,425
Annual Tuition: $10,425
Annual Tuition: $10,425
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 74%
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Average SATs: 1100 -1340
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 260
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,038
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (515) 294-4111

Example Classes: Decision Analysis in System Design, Engineering Management Theory, Engineering Risk Analysis, Strategic Management of Innovation, Systems Engineering and Analysis, Systems Engineering and Project Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering and Management
  • Master of Engineering in Engineering Management
#23
#23
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
  • Online Degrees: 5
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 49%
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Average SATs: 1155 -1355
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 6
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 66
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (605) 394-2511

Example Classes: Ergonomics for Managers, Forecasting for Business and Technology, Innovation and Commercialization, Legal and Ethical Issues in Engineering Management, Statistical Process Control, Stochastic Models in Operations Research

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Construction Engineering and Management
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • Master of Science in Mining Engineering and Management
  • Master of Science in Mining Engineering and Management - Management Track
  • Master of Science in Mining Engineering and Management - Technical Track
#24
#24
Annual Tuition: $11,286
Annual Tuition: $11,286
Annual Tuition: $11,286
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 77%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 86,849
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 19,526
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (603) 668-2211

Example Classes: Introduction to Engineering for Engineering Managers, Project Management for Engineering Managers, Systems Engineering and Business Practices, Systems Thinking for Engineering Managers

Online Master's Degrees

  • Accelerated MBA in Engineering Management
#25
#25

University of Louisville

Louisville (KY)
Annual Tuition: $11,460
Annual Tuition: $11,460
Annual Tuition: $11,460
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Average SATs: 1070 -1290
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 460
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (502) 852-5555

Example Classes: Business Law for Engineers, Decision and Risk Analysis, Engineering Financial Management, Engineering Statistics II, Intellectual Property Law for Engineers, Supply Chain Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Engineering Management