The Master of Science in Engineering in Systems Engineering program at Johns Hopkins University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. In order to be admitted into the MSE program, you need a Bachelor of Science degree issued by a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

Systems Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Within 2–5 years after graduation, Master of Science in Engineering in Systems Engineering graduates of Johns Hopkins University will:

  1. Attain programmatic or technical leadership roles in systems engineering or the management of complex systems
  2. Employ systems engineering methods and tools throughout the life cycle of complex systems.

Systems Engineering Student Outcomes

Upon completing the Master of Science in Engineering in Systems Engineering degree program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply technical knowledge in mathematics, science, and engineering to lead the realization and evaluation of complex systems and systems of systems
  2. Demonstrate the ability to conceive of, gather user needs and requirements for, design, develop, integrate, and test complex systems by employing systems engineering thinking and processes within required operational and acquisition system environment.
  3. Understand and utilize the life cycle stages of systems development from concept development through manufacturing and operational maintenance
  4. Lead and participate in interdisciplinary teams to manage the cost-effective systems
  5. Communicate complex concepts and methods in spoken and written format
  6. Demonstrate awareness and capability in employing tools and techniques in the systems engineering process.

Headcount Enrollment Data 

Year M.S.E. M.S. Total
Fall 2020 319 261 580
Fall 2019 256 279 535
Fall 2018 320 238 558
Fall 2017 308 260 568

Graduation Data

Year M.S.E. M.S. Total
2019–20 78 69 147
2018–19 94 57 151
2017–18 105 65 170
2016–17 95 30 125