Master of Science in the Field of Systems Engineering

The master of science in systems engineering program provides broad knowledge of the systems approach for designing and managing large-scale engineering systems throughout the lifecycle, with faculty and students exploring case studies and methodologies from NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense, and domestic corporations. Students can pursue the degree by selecting electives in one of two areas of focus: operations research and management science or systems engineering. 

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and 21 credits in a focus area. 

Required
EMSE 6001The Management of Technical Organizations
EMSE 6020Decision Making with Uncertainty
EMSE 6410Engineering Economic Analysis
EMSE 6801Systems Engineering I

Operations Research and Management Science

Required
EMSE 6701Operations Research Methods
EMSE 6710Applied Optimization Modeling
EMSE 6760Discrete Systems Simulation
EMSE 6765Data Analysis for Engineers and Scientists
EMSE 6770Techniques of Risk Analysis and Management
Three of the following:
EMSE 6705Mathematics in Operations Research
EMSE 6715Theory of Games
EMSE 6730Integer and Network Programming
EMSE 6740Systems Thinking and Policy Modeling I
EMSE 6750Stochastic Foundations of Operations Research
EMSE 6755Quality Control and Acceptance Sampling
EMSE 6992Special Topics

Systems Engineering

Required
EMSE 6805Systems Engineering II
EMSE 6810Systems Analysis and Management
EMSE 6820Program and Project Management
EMSE 6850Quantitative Models in Systems Engineering
Four of the following:
EMSE 6540Management of Information and Systems Security
EMSE 6580Information and Software Engineering
EMSE 6815Requirements Engineering
EMSE 6992Special Topics (in consultation with advisor)