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Mastering Complexity. Creating Clarity. 

There is an increasing need in industry for engineers who not only have expertise in a particular engineering discipline, but who also possess diverse interdisciplinary skills.

Distance Learning

Systems Engineering DL Program

Systems Engineering DL Program
Learn more about Cornell Systems Engineering Distance Learning Program

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Learn more about our M.Eng. & Ph.D. in Systems from our faculty and alumni

Cornell Systems faculty talk about our M.Eng.  and Ph.D. in Systems programs. Check out our virtual tour to learn more about the programs, projects, faculty and research opportunities.

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Academic Programs


Every year students from varied backgrounds opt to pursue the on-campus Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering program.

The Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering program through distance learning study is ideal for you if you've entered the workforce and want to earn your master's without taking a break in your employment.

Are you looking to take a leadership role within a research group or company division? The employment prospects for the graduates of Cornell's Ph.D. in systems, both in academia and industry, are remarkably high as demand for systems experts far outweighs their supply.

Cornell’s Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate enables its graduates to utilize this highly specialized strategy with widely applicable tools to formulate and execute effective decisions to ensure that customer and business specifications are achieved.

Recent News

Systems Engineering Information Sessions

Free webinars to learn more about Cornell Systems Engineering's M.Eng. program.

Army captain finds overlap between systems and military approaches to problem solving

For U.S. Army Captain Stephen McCarthy, relocating to Ithaca has been a homecoming of sorts.

Students’ bus stop sign design becomes roadside reality

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit is installing nearly 560 bus stop signs, redesigned in...

U.S. News ranks Systems DL program in top 10

Cornell's Systems DL program is in the top 10 on the 2018 ranking of Best Online Graduate...

Latest Spotlights

Systems seeks professor of practice/lecturer

The Systems Engineering program and Computer Science Department invite applications for a position to develop and teach courses in software engineering.