The Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Practice introduces students to systems engineering concepts and practices with coursework that instills the key core competencies and skills needed to practice as a systems engineer with complex systems involving hardware and embedded software. This certificate prepares engineers or other professionals in aerospace technology, energy, biosciences, environmental resources, and other fields to lead systems engineering development from concept creation through the system lifecycle. Students who finish SYSE 501 with at least a B+ (87%) or higher in the course can bypass the INCOSE knowledge exam for either ASEP certification or CSEP certification. 

Effective Fall 2020

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites. 

ENGR 502Engineering Project and Program Management3
or CIS 600A Project Management: Information Technology
or CIS 670 Advanced IT Project Management
ENGR 531Engineering Risk Analysis3
SYSE 501Foundations of Systems Engineering3
SYSE 530Overview of Systems Engineering Processes3
Program Total Credits:12

*This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate.