Admissions Requirements

  • You must meet the general admission requirements that pertain to all graduate certificate candidates.
  • If you decide to pursue the full master’s degree, all courses will apply to the master’s degree provided they meet program requirements and fall within a five-year time limit. You must declare your intention prior to completing the certificate.
  • If you are an international student, you may have additional admission requirements.

Certificate Requirements

  • The following Five courses must be completed within three years.
    • 645.662—Introduction to Systems Engineering
    • 645.667—Management of Systems Projects
    • 645.764—Software Systems Engineering
    • 645.767—System Conceptual Design
    • 645.768—System Design & Integration
  • Only grades of B− or above can count toward the graduate certificate.

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Master's in Systems Engineering

Explore a part-time, online master's degree, and take carefully constructed, modern courses designed for the way you live and work today—all while having invaluable mentorship from professors you can conveniently access.