Master of Science in Systems Engineering
Colorado Technical University

Program Details

Colorado Technical University's Master of Science in Systems Engineering is designed to help meet the needs for skilled professionals who can manage the development of complex engineering systems. The program aims to provide technical depth in engineering topics covering the overall process of defining, developing, operating, maintaining, and ultimately replacing quality systems. The program emphasizes the use of quantitative methods, especially the use of MATLAB to facilitate modeling, simulation and decision making in the presence of uncertainty. The main concepts behind systems engineering are very portable – meaning, once you learn them, you can apply them to a variety of situations, products and industries for a potentially dynamic career. If you are interested in how a business works overall and being responsible for integrating each of those components into an efficient and profitable process, this program may be right for you.

Potential career paths for those who earn a Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree include:

  • Engineering Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Director Of Engineering
  • Engineering Project Manager
  • Energy Engineer
  • Manufacturing Process Engineer


  • Baccalaureate degree in a related field
  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Admissions interview

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission