Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Engineering
The George Washington University

Program Details

GW’s Online Ph.D. in Systems Engineering provides broad knowledge of the comprehensive systems approach for designing and managing large-scale engineering systems throughout the life cycle, with faculty and students exploring topics including elements of systems engineering, methods and standards, architecting, computer tools that support systems engineering, trends and directions, and the integrative nature of systems engineering.


  • Minimum of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or a closely related field from recognized institutions.
  • A minimum graduate level GPA of 3.5
  • A minimum of two college-level calculus courses passed with grades of B- or better
  • Demonstrated capacity for original scholarship
  • Up-to-date resume
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education