Apr 21, 2024  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Systems Engineering, MS

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Graduate Programs


Degree Requirements

The program consists of five core courses and a four course concentration. Additionally, students will either complete a thesis (6 thesis hours) and one Systems Engineering Elective or a project (SYE 6055) and two Systems Engineering Electives.

Thesis Option

Project Option


Typically the electives will be Systems Engineering courses, but 6000 level courses from other programs, i.e. Management, Quality Assurance, and Software Engineering, etc., may be taken with approval of the Program Director or Department Chair.


A candidate must select four courses in a concentration. The candidate may propose a customized selection of four elective courses with approval of the Program Director. Some potential concentrations include: Software Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Systems, or Transportation Systems. The program offers three suggested concentrations: Manufacturing and Logistics Systems, Integrated Process and Product Development, and Decision Modeling.

For the concentration requirement, students are encouraged to take an integrated four-course sequence leading to a Graduate Certificate. Students should review other departments’ sections of the graduate catalog for additional certificate options.

Program Total (36 Credit Hours)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Graduate Programs