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Online Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering

$782.00 per semester credit hour for all students!

Getting ahead in your career just got easier. With UTEP Connect’s online graduate certificate in systems engineering program, you can earn a certificate without sacrificing work or time at home. With 12 credit hours of course work plus a 3-credit hour practicum,  this certificate will give you what you need to move up in your career.

This program is specifically designed for engineers looking to refine their skills in systems engineering by learning how to define, develop and test complex systems. In addition to improving your skill set, this certificate helps pave the way for those seeking to earn a master’s degree in system’s engineering.

Key program features:

  • Accelerated 15-credit hour graduate certificate program
  • Curriculum provides a solid basis in the fundamentals of systems engineering
  • Complement to other degrees in engineering and related subjects
  • Curriculum is offered 100% online


By working with expert faculty who are professionals in the field and have years of real-world experience, graduate certificate students will learn the fundamentals of systems engineering, forge a pathway toward a graduate degree and strengthen the core skills they need to lead in a wide range of industries, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Education
  • Software
  • Government


Improve your chances of success with our graduate certificate in systems engineering.

Now is the time to get started!


Why online?

Our online programs are tailor-made for working professionals. Earn your degree without sacrificing work or family commitments. Access your classes and coursework from your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone, wherever you are!

How do I apply?

Fill out the form at the top of this page and one of our enrollment counselors will be in touch to help you through the online application and enrollment process. Have questions? They’ll be able to answer them for you!

Can I use previous credits?

Your transcripts from other regionally accredited universities and colleges will be evaluated for possible transfer.

Why systems engineering?

Systems engineering combines several skill sets: people, facilities, policies, hardware, software and documentation. This type of multidisciplinary study means you can work in a wide array of fields that need experts who can understand and manage detailed, complex systems.

Ready to learn more? Request more information today and an enrollment counselor will help you get started!