Master of Science in Systems Engineering
George Mason University

Program Details

This master’s degree program is ideal for engineers who strive to attain technical leadership positions in their organizations. Addressing a broad range of issues relevant to the design, implementation, analysis, and management of systems, this program prepares students for a professional career working with large complex systems of the future. Research activities include both fundamental and applied research, balancing an education in quantitative models and engineering tools with a proper understanding of the systems perspective.


  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, computer science, physical sciences, economics, or a related field
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in an undergraduate program and an acceptable GPA in any graduate courses
  • Complete coursework in multivariate calculus, differential equations, matrix algebra, applied probability and statistics, and a computer language
  • Students lacking these foundations may be required to take one or more foundation courses
  • Two official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges