Department of Management & Technology
Cultivating an executive-level mindset
A lot can happen when preparation meets opportunity. You can succeed in ways you never thought possible, make leaps in your career and travel roads once not taken. But in order for this to happen, you must first prepare yourself for any potential opportunities.
The Department of Management & Technology at Embry-Riddle Worldwide prepares students for professional roles in specialized industries under the umbrellas of technical management and aviation. The department offers skillfully designed courses both in person and online that are not typically offered at other universities.
The field of analytics is rapidly growing and now is the time to embrace the data revolution with a bachelor's degree in Business Analytics (BSBA) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The online bachelor's degree program offers students a unique opportunity to bring data-driven decision making to all facets of an organization to solve complex business problems. Students will learn hands-on analytical skills from data collection and analysis to complex analytics to building dashboards and infographics.
Learning how to lead in a complex environment is vital to organizational success. The bachelor's program in Leadership (BSL) focuses on developing a holistic leader through a comprehensive and practical leadership education. Students who complete the degree will have knowledge in foundational leadership theories, complexity, ethics, critical thinking, communication, culture and diversity, decision-making, coaching and mentoring, and other areas related to leadership.
A bachelor's degree in Technical Management program is a more open-ended business degree through which you can choose a specialization in project management, information security, logistics, management of information sciences, engineering sciences, or occupational safety & health. This program has shown tremendous growth over the past few years. The department also offers associate degrees for students who do not wish to pursue education at the bachelor’s level.
For graduate students, a master's degree in Leadership program bridges the gap of leadership performance by members at every level of an organization by providing curriculum that strengthens the leadership knowledge, competencies, talent, and career potential for students at the Worldwide campus. This holistic degree is suited to all organizational contexts. From guiding teams in Afghanistan to leading nursing shifts at hospitals, students seeking a Master of Science in Leadership apply their acquired knowledge in a wide spectrum of professional settings.
The student base of the master's program in Management is comprised of a mixture of professionals with military and civilian backgrounds and responsibilities. Most students are very aviation-oriented, and their contribution to the classroom is significant. All of the MSM program faculty have both military and industry experience in management and aviation.
The Management Information Systems master's degree focuses on the critical intersection of information and business management. For professionals interested in managing and working with information systems, this degree can serve as a springboard to high-level leadership. MMIS includes the following areas of individual foundational competencies: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration and Teamwork, Ethical Analysis, Intercultural Competency, Leadership, Mathematical and Statistical Competencies, Negotiation, Oral Communication, Problem Solving, and Written Communication. A new SAS® joint certificate is also available to students seeking a Business Intelligence and Analytics specialization.
The master's program in Information Security and Assurance (MSISA) is designed to equip today’s working professional with the skills and the mindset they will need to help their organization keep its mission-critical information and decision-making safe, secure, and reliable. This degree is intended for those interested in strengthening their understanding of information systems in modern practice and use, while exploring the many risks associated with bad data, faulty design, improper use, and hostile action presented in today's information and assurance sphere.
No matter what your background, students with a strong interest in business could find these programs useful. Already an academic source for more than 4,000 students and growing, the department intends to ensure that course offerings meet industry demands and to add degree programs as needed.
Enroll in the Department of Management & Technology today, and get a head start on becoming the industry leader of tomorrow.