Online Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering

Connect to the knowledge and skills you need to grow your career with a graduate-level certificate in systems engineering.

Earn a Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Online

Systems engineering is an essential part of the way the world works. It combines several skill areas—people, facilities, policies, hardware, software, and documents—into an integrated discipline that employs human factors, technology, process engineering and management.

Designed for working professionals and students interested in learning how to develop and manage complex systems, this 15-credit-hour, 100% online graduate certificate will prepare you to apply new engineering models to environments that are constantly changing and provides a pathway towards a master’s degree.

A bachelor’s degree in engineering, computing, physical sciences, or a related area is required to apply.

What You’ll Learn

Throughout this five-course online certificate program, you’ll acquire core knowledge in key areas of systems engineering and take on a project for a real customer from beginning to end.

Upon completion, you will possess the skills needed to:

  • Understand the modeling, creation, and analysis of systems
  • Take a project from conception to completion by assessing a problem and providing the right solution for the customer’s need
  • Manage teams throughout a system lifecycle
  • Learn concepts for the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) ASEP/CSEP certification and be better prepared to pass the exam

Credits may be applied toward a master’s degree in systems engineering, if desired.

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Career Opportunities

Systems engineering jobs are available in a wide range of industries and sectors that need people who can understand and manage complex systems, including:

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

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