Online Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering

Earn a 15-credit, 100% online graduate certificate that boosts your technical and managerial skills for engineering and other STEM professions.

An Asset for Any Industry

Systems engineering combines several skill areas—people, facilities, hardware, software and documents—into an integrated discipline that includes human factors, technology, process engineering and management.

The result is an essential part of the way the world works today. And opportunities in systems engineering span industries like manufacturing, aerospace, defense, healthcare, electronics, automotive, education, software, government and other sectors.

This is a 15-credit graduate certificate that will help you understand the modeling, creation and analysis of systems. When you finish, you’ll be able to take a project from conception to completion, as well as manage teams throughout a system lifestyle.

If you want to proceed in this field, you can seamlessly apply your credits towards UTEP’s online master’s degree in systems engineering.

Admissions Requirements

To qualify for admission into the Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering, you must:

  • Complete and submit a graduate admissions application and application fee

  • Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

  • Submit official transcripts in accordance with the requirements of the Graduate School

  • Write a brief statement of purpose

  • Provide a letter of recommendation from an individual who can evaluate your ability to succeed in a rigorous graduate program, or from the company sponsoring you (if appropriate)

  • Provide other evidence of relevant personal or professional experience

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid.

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  • 100% online
  • Ideal for working professionals and interested in learning how to develop and manage complex systems
  • Pathway toward a master’s degree in systems engineering
  • Provides access to industry partners like Lockheed Martin and Department of Defense contractors
  • Highly flexible program
  • Tuition: $782/credit hour (in- and out-of-state students)

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