Career and Academic Opportunities

Systems Engineers are in demand across a variety of sectors, including National Security and Defense, Telecommunications, Civil Infrastructure, and Business. Graduates of this dual degree will be able to apply their knowledge to solve problems involved in the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex systems in any of these industries. Students may engage in careers as a Project Manager, IT System Manager, Management Analyst, Quality Assurance Analyst, Software Systems Engineer, and others. Graduates may also wish to pursue further academic accomplishment such as a PhD in Mathematics, Operations Research, or an Eng.D. in one of several fields of Engineering.

Salary and Career Information

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Admission Requirements

Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • 3.25 KSU GPA
  • 60 hours toward the bachelor's degree
  • 12 hours at KSU
Double Counted Courses Include
  • SYE6010 to count for Related Studies
  • SYE6025 to count for Related Studies
  • Any SYE Elective to count for Related Studies
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline.

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Department / College
Mathematics / College of Science and Mathematics
Science Building, Room 205B

Advising Contact
David Marsh, Academic Advisor

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Science in Systems Engineering

Department / College
Industrial and Systems Engineering / Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
M Building, Room 118

Advising Contact
Dr. Adeel Khalid, Graduate Program Director