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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Affordable Degrees

Earn a quality education at a competitive cost. Financial aid and scholarships are available to help even more.

Flexible Format

Benefit from convenient and flexible class formats designed to help you cross the finish line at your own pace.

Student Support

Earn the same degree as your on-campus peers with unique support services, just for online students.

Relevant Coursework

Complete valuable coursework, directly related to the work you want to do in the real world.


Apply your efforts to a curriculum that will prepare you with valuable skills and help you earn an in-demand job.

High-Quality Education

Join a rigorous online program, taught by the same faculty with the same high-quality curriculum as your on-campus peers.

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