Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Engineering
Colorado State University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Engineering program is designed for senior management and top-level executives who are interested in solving problems within complex systems by working with multi-disciplinary teams and methods.  The curriculum teaches engineers to utilize tools from a variety of fields including control systems, operations research, reliability and performance engineering, risk analysis, software engineering, and networking and security.  Students will develop systematic design and management processes while integrating appropriate tools and requirements from these various disciplines.


  • A regionally-accredited bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • GRE test scores, if post-secondary coursework is international

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission