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Master of Science in Systems Engineering

Program Details

Colorado State University offers innovative and unique M.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees shaped by input from industry and government leaders in engineering, and taught by renowned faculty with real-world experience. In our programs you will cover critical topics such as risk analysis, project management, support systems, and engineering processes. The degree also features courses relevant to specific fields of expertise – all designed to meet the growing industry demand for trained systems engineers. Working professionals can maintain their busy work and travel schedules with this flexible program that can be taken online or on-campus. Classes are available synchronously and asynchronously, which means you can attend class during regular meeting times, or at any time that fits into your schedule. This is a coursework-only program and does not require the completion of a thesis.


  • Bachelor of Science degree from a regionally accredited institution in engineering, mathematics, or a science discipline
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0. Calculus III (MATH 261 Calculus for Physical Scientists III or equivalent)
  • Basic Statistics
  • GRE test scores
  • Official transcripts
  • 3 letters of professional recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission