Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Systems Engineering program is designed for new Systems Engineering professionals who want to build foundations in the field.  The curriculum prepares students to better understand and work across the major phases of their organizations’ systems engineering efforts and to better utilize the essentials of systems engineering.  The courses are:

  • Concepts of Systems Engineering
  • Systems Architecture and Design
  • Systems Integration, Verification and Validation
  • Project Management or Risk Management and Decision Making

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent