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


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET accredited university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education