Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering
University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

Program Details

The online ME in Systems Engineering degree program provides a broad understanding of the roles of a systems engineer and a thorough understanding of process implementation – from needs analysis and system requirements to trade off studies and system design. Students gain:

  • A broad understanding of the systems engineering life-cycle process
  • A thorough understanding of project management techniques applied to technical development, including risk analysis
  • Proficiency with mathematical tools and techniques used to perform systems analysis, trade-off studies, and high-level modeling 
  • A broad understanding of systems architecture and its relationship to system design


This program requires 30 credits for completion.

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or a closely related science discipline from an accredited institution
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Evidence of mathematical maturity equivalent to completion of the following university-level coursework: Three semesters of Calculus, at least one semester beyond Calculus (Advanced Calculus or Differential Equations), Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics
  • Two or more years of experience in industrial, civil, or government engineering or technical professional positions
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Goal Statement
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

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