Program Spotlight: Master of Science in Systems Engineering
by UTEP Connect
Everywhere you look, life is getting more and more complex. As we use technology to create a better quality of life, everything from traffic patterns to electrical grids is being optimized. Systems engineers are at the heart of efforts to resolve issues inside intricate systems and streamline inefficient processes to create a better world.
System engineers have been in high demand since the inception of the discipline in the 1960s, when some of the earliest members of the profession worked with the space program and the military. The University of Texas at El Paso is proud to offer a Master of Science in Systems Engineering program in a 100-percent online format that gives you the flexibility to pursue your dreams on your own terms.
From your first contact with an enrollment counselor, you are a part of the UTEP community. You'll gain all the advantages of an on-campus student from the comfort of your own home, wherever it may be.
Our online degree programs feature the same academic rigor as our on-campus offerings because they are taught by the same faculty. We believe online learning is the key to putting higher education in the hands of absolutely anyone, anywhere.
Things to know about the systems engineering program
UTEP's online Master of Science in Systems Engineering program will give you the tools to work in a field that uniquely combines people and technology to solve the problems facing the world today.
As a Master of Science in Systems Engineering, you will understand how to model, create and analyze systems to find and correct inefficiencies. You'll learn how to take a project from beginning to end, assessing problems and finding solutions. The knowledge you gain will give you an advantage when it comes time to take the International Council on Systems Engineering certification exam, after which you'll be ready to step into a variety of management roles including:
- Chief systems engineer
- Mission systems engineer
- Technical director
- Project architect
- Subsystem engineer
- Systems architect
Our online Master of Science in Systems Engineering program includes a total of 30 credit hours. To begin the program, each student is expected to have a requisite knowledge of systems engineering. Courses offered as part of the Master of Science in Systems Engineering online program include Systems Engineering Fundamentals, Systems Requirements Analysis and Systems Architecture and Design, among others. We've created this degree program to develop not only the core competencies that industry partners look for, but the leadership qualities desired by all employers.
Connect with a UTEP enrollment counselor today and find out how our online Master of Science in Systems Engineering program can transform your current career into something better.