Career and Academic Opportunities

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering is a natural follower of the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology because industrial and systems engineering are very related. This accelerated pathway will give students a unique preparation for advanced positions, such as project manager, engineering manager, senior systems engineer, etc. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, salaries for individuals holding an engineering master’s degree are 9 to 13 percent higher than the average salary for engineers with only a bachelor’s degree. This pathway will allow a student to complete their undergraduate and graduate studies within 5 years.


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Admission Requirements


Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • KSU GPA of at least 3.25
  • 60 hours completed toward Bachelor's degree
  • 12 hours completed in residence at KSU
Double Counted Courses Include
  • SYE 6010 to count for IET 4135
  • SYE 6025 to count for IET 3424
  • Any SYE Elective to count for Upper Division IET Elective
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year.

Sample Academic Plan Apply
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology

Department / College
Industrial and Systems Engineering / Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
G Building, Room 210

Advising Contact
Blake Willms, Academic Advisor
bwillms1@kennesaw.edu
470-578-3137

Graduate Information

Undergraduate 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
akhalid2@kennesaw.edu
470-578-7241