Systems Engineering

The Systems Engineering program is designed for engineers and other professionals who are responsible for defining, planning, managing and supporting large integrated systems. The program consists of four graduate core courses and one graduate elective course.

The value of acquiring a systems engineering certificate includes:

  • Formal recognition of the participant’s systems engineering capabilities
  • Career advancement assistance
  • A portable systems engineering designation that is recognizable across industries
  • Professional development as a systems engineer, in addition to demonstrating a commitment to personal development
  • The Systems Engineering certificate program also provides students with a strong foundation to pursue Project Management Professional® (PMP®) certification and/or the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) multi-level professional certification program.

(15 credit hours)

Certificate available on Campus and via Distance Learning 

Admission Requirements: An undergraduate degree in engineering, business, a physical science, computer science, or applied mathematics, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A probability & statistics course is a prerequisite for this certification program. 

Program Requirements 

Required Courses

EMGT 505Systems Engineering3
IMSE 501Human Factors & Ergonomics3
or IMSE 577 Human-Computer Interaction
IMSE 515Fundamentals of Program Mgt3
IMSE 561Tot Qual Mgmt and Six Sigma3

Additional Coursework

Complete 1 elective course from the following (3 credit hours):
AENG 545Vehicle Ergonomics I3
AENG 598Energy Sys for Auto Vehicles3
CIS 553Software Engineering3
EMGT 580Mgt of Prod and Proc Design3
IMSE 516Project Management and Control3
IMSE 546Safety Engineering3
IMSE 5655Supply Chain Management3
IMSE 567Reliability Analysis3