Systems Engineering

About the Program

The Systems Engineering program is designed for engineers and other professionals who are responsible for defining, planning, managing and supporting large integrated systems. The program consists of four graduate core courses and one graduate elective course.

The value of acquiring a systems engineering certificate includes:

  • Formal recognition of the participant’s systems engineering capabilities
  • Career advancement assistance
  • A portable systems engineering designation that is recognizable across industries
  • Professional development as a systems engineer, in addition to demonstrating a commitment to personal development
  • The Systems Engineering certificate program also provides students with a strong foundation to pursue Project Management Professional® (PMP®) certification and/or the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) multi-level professional certification program.

(15 credit hours)

The certificate can be completed entirely on campus, entirely online, or through a combination of on-campus and online courses.   

Admission Requirements: An undergraduate degree in engineering, business, a physical science, computer science, or applied mathematics, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A probability & statistics course is a prerequisite for this certification program. 

Required Core Courses

Course Descriptions

Complete 1 elective course from the following (3 credit hours):

Learning Goals and Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to define, plan, manage and support large integrated systems.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s of Science degree or Engineering degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

CECS Graduate Education Office

2060/2070 - Professional Education Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-593-0897
Fax: 313-593-9967