Graduate Certificate in Systems Architecting & Engineering
University of Southern California

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Systems Architecting and Engineering is designed for practicing engineers engaged in the creation and design of complex innovative systems in aerospace and commercial fields. It is also an excellent choice for engineers who want to “brush up” on the latest technologies and theories.

Many graduates find career opportunities in:

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Automotive, Healthcare
  • Systems Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Manufacturing
  • Warehouse and Distribution Facilities
  • Transportation Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting Firms


  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, math or hard science from a regionally-accredited university
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average).
  • A minimum of three years of industrial experience is highly recommended prior to taking systems architecting, systems engineering, and design experience courses. This program is not recommended for bachelor’s degree graduates without industrial experience
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of Recommendation (3 Required)

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission