Online Master of Engineering – Systems Engineering Emphasis
Earning a Master of Engineering with an emphasis in systems engineering allows you to play a key role in creating, analyzing and improving a wide range of products, processes and services. This advanced engineering degree with an interdisciplinary approach helps you advance in your field by developing knowledge relevant to your professional interests.
Next start date: 08/18/2022
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5-15
Total credit hours: 30
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What is systems engineering?
Systems engineering is a broad field focused on the development and enhancement of all types of engineered systems, from phone networks and supply chains to business software. The International Council on Systems Engineering defines systems engineering as: “A transdisciplinary and integrative approach to enable the successful realization, use and retirement of engineered systems, using systems principles and concepts and scientific, technological and management methods.”
In the online engineering master’s with an emphasis in systems engineering, you’ll build the knowledge and abilities needed to comprehend complex projects in a holistic sense. This includes:
- Connecting system concepts and designs with their practical, day-to-day uses.
- Identifying potential problems that can arise in systems and crafting solutions.
- Understanding how the many components of a system function together and support each other.
What can I expect to learn in an online engineering master’s program?
Defining needs and supporting risk management efforts are the primary goals for all systems engineers. Our Master of Engineering program with an emphasis in systems engineering focuses on foundational concepts that build a broader perspective on topics, such as design synthesis, engineering and system management and system validation.
In addition to these skills, you’ll have the opportunity to focus your studies on one of the following topics:
Will my engineering master's degree say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Please not your diploma will state the degree you earn: Master of Engineering. Your emphasis in systems engineering will not appear on your diploma or transcripts.
Featured engineering master’s courses
As an advanced degree designed for working professionals, this Master of Engineering program emphasizes hands-on practice, building experience relevant to your industry. You’ll have the ability to select an educational path that addresses your personal academic and professional goals. Featured courses include:
Advanced Quality Control
Design of Experiments
Introduction to Systems Engineering
What can I do with a Master of Engineering with an emphasis in systems engineering?
This degree helps to support your current career, making you a more attractive candidate for new systems engineering positions. After earning an online engineering master’s degree with an emphasis in systems engineering, you’ll have the competencies needed to effectively compete for leadership roles in a wide range of industries. Common industries for graduates include:
Master’s in engineering admission requirements
Applicants to the Master of Engineering program with an emphasis in systems engineering must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
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