The Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering offers a Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering. Systems Engineering blends engineering, systems thinking, and management topics in a 12 credit hour program. Students from a variety of science, technical or engineering backgrounds can develop fundamental systems engineering knowledge to assess program risks, understand requirements and develop solutions to meet the complex needs of business and technology. Systems Engineering classes are offered completely on-line. Instructors use a variety of state-of-the-art instructional tools that allow students to pursue the Systems Engineering certificate from anywhere they can access the Internet.