Master of Engineering Management | Graduate School of Business

Master of Engineering Management


Master of Engineering Management

LeTourneau University's 30-credit hour Master of Engineering Management prepares engineering and technology professionals to manage and oversee technical and engineering staff. Students gain the technical expertise and hands-on experience needed to be exemplary and effective leaders in industry.

LETU’s MEM program is offered in a flexible online format with 6 starting dates per year. Core coursework provides fundamental management and leadership instruction in managerial business courses, leadership, project management and systems analysis.

Specialization options provide depth in specific technical areas, including aerospace management, oil & gas management, program management and software engineering, with an emphasis on managerial and leadership perspectives.


Why choose LETU for your MEM?

Founded by world-famous inventor and engineer R.G. LeTourneau, LETU's engineering program carries a substantial reputation and a legacy of excellence.

Coupled with courses from LETU's exemplary business program, LETU's Master of Engineering Management will provide you with the business acumen you need to lead program management units in aerospace, energy, engineering or technology fields.

But beyond our history of academic excellence, LETU is committed to training Christ-like leaders who manage their workplace with ingenuity, integrity and merit.


Careers in Engineering Management

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineering managers earn an average annual salary of over $115,000, with even higher salaries in the oil and gas industry.

The strong economic climate of Texas, the state's robust oil and gas industry and the growth in technology and engineering firms provide tremendous career potential for graduates of the Engineering Management program.

As a graduate, you will be professionally competent in these five skills:

  • 5memskills-compressorBusiness Skills: Propose innovative product and service solutions based on business model thinking and financial analysis.
  • Systemic Skills: Analyze complex problems based on engineering knowledge in the face of change.
  • Project Skills: Use management principles to organize diverse teams to plan, implement and control technical projects.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Use Christian principles of service to empower others in workplace relationships.
  • Professional Skills: Demonstrate professional competencies in a specialty area related to engineering management.



The faculty and staff of the School of Business value your step of faith to earn a professional master’s degree. We want to see you succeed as an LETU YellowJacket. When challenges arise, we provide as much support as possible to help you complete your degree. This includes:

  • As a new student you will receive a clear, step-by-step process to assist with enrollment in your acceptance letter.
  • Upon enrolling you will be assigned an academic advisor to serve as your primary contact for scheduling issues throughout the program.
  • In your first course, we help you form a personal learning community of 3 colleagues who can take a professional interest in what you are learning.
  • Our university Help Desk supports online student IT needs and questions 16 hours a day by phone and email.
  • Our staff respond to student phone calls and emails within 24 hours, and our faculty grade assignments within 72 hours.
  • The LETU Center for Global Student Success provides tutoring in writing and other services to online students.
  • The Dean of the Business school is authorized to approve a one-course scholarship request to assist in extraordinary circumstances, such as job transition.
  • The MEM Program Director hosts online quarterly meetings of current students, alumni and guests in the field, to foster social and intergenerational learning.


 Faculty Feature

Dr. Byron Lichtenberg

Professor of Engineering, Master of Engineering Management Program Coordinator


Former NASA Payload Specialist
Founder, X Prize Foundation
Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Zero Gravity Corporation



Tuition & Fees


  • Aerospace Management
  • Oil & Gas Management
  • Program Management
  • Software Engineering


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