Career and Academic Opportunities

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering is a natural follower of the Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering. 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 towards a bachelor's degree
  • 12 hours completed in residence at KSU
Double Counted Courses Include
  • SYE 6010 to count for ENGR 3250
  • SYE 6025 to count for ENGR 3325
  • Any SYE Elective to count for Any ISYE Technical Elective
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. Students can be identified in Sophomore year and early Junior year (i.e., once students meet -- or are close to meeting --- credit hour and other requirements).

Sample Academic Plan Apply
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering

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