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Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering (On-Campus Study)

Degree Requirements

  • All the core courses must be satisfactorily completed.
  • At least one course (3 credits) from the Modeling and Analysis electives group must be completed.
  • At least one course (3 credits) from the Applications electives group must be completed.
  • No more than one course (3 credits) from the Management group may be used.
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours are required.
  • The entire selection of courses for the degree must be approved by the student's advisor. Other courses could be accepted as electives if approved by the Director of Graduate Studies.
  • You must receive a letter grade for all courses applied toward your degree.
Required Courses

The following courses are required for the M.Eng. degree in Systems Engineering.


Total credits for required courses 17-19
SYSEN 5100 Model Based Systems Engineering 4 credits
SYSEN 5200 System Analysis Behavior and Optimization 3 credits
SYSEN 5900 Systems Engineering Project 6-8 credits
CEE 5900 Project Management 4 credits
Elective Courses

Since a minimum of 30 credits are required for the M.Eng. degree, 12 to 14 credits of pre-approved electives will be needed. Other courses which have systems content can be approved with permission of the Director of Graduate Studies. The electives are grouped into the following categories with the restrictions described:

Group Restriction
Core All core courses are required.
Modeling and Analysis At least one, 3-4 credit course must be taken from this group.
Applications At least one, 3-4 credit course must be taken from this group.
Management No more than one course may be taken from this group.

Your advisor must approve the electives you select from the pre-approved electives list to ensure a well-rounded program of study.