The Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree is an online graduate program that requires 30 credit hours to complete. Instructors use various state-of-the-art instructional tools that allow you to pursue the systems engineering degree from anywhere you can access the Internet.
The M.S. degree in systems engineering program is designed to provide you, the engineering professional, with the skills and knowledge to solve the 21st century's industry challenges. The program will develop the fundamental systems engineering knowledge to assess program risks, understand requirements, and develop solutions to meet business and technology's complex needs.
Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field and includes systems design, integration, and management of systems over the lifecycle and requires a diverse, specialized skillset of leaders who can guide technical teams in real-world applications at every stage of a project.
Systems engineering techniques are used in complex projects: spacecraft design, computer chip design, robotics, software integration, and bridge-building. Systems engineering uses various tools that include modeling and simulation, requirements analysis, and scheduling to manage complexity.
This program offers course work in:
Applicants to the Master of Science Program with a major in Systems Engineering must have the following qualifications to be eligible for this program:
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Academic Excellence – The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is committed to maintaining high academic standards. As a Supply Chain Logistics student, you must meet the program’s Engineering Standing Requirements, which includes having a minimum 3.0 GPA in select math, science, and engineering courses before enrolling in upper-division courses.
Flexible, Online Course – This program is designed for a completely online environment to provide flexibility to our students and their work/life balance.
Innovative Research – The program is offered online and on-campus in Marietta and is located within KSU’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology SPCEET). The College has state-of-the-art labs and facilities and dedicated Research Centers like the Center for Advanced Materials Research and Education to conduct a wide range of innovative research projects year-round.
The systems engineering career offers many career paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs that are achievable with a graduate degree in systems engineering from KSU.