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Master of Science in Systems Engineering

GW’s Online Master of Science program in Systems Engineering is designed to help professionals in IT, analytics, and other technical fields supervise technical development and implementation processes from start to finish while maintaining high performance well into the future. The program provides students with a thorough understanding of technical skills like axiomatic design and system analysis while also offering in-depth insight into project management and leadership techniques.

A systems engineer may design subsystems and integrate them to form and test systems, simulate designs and assess them for quality conformity, and many other tasks. The coursework you will take as part of this degree in SE provides skills that are applicable to a variety of careers in the technology sector and you will explore a large variety of systems, learning the ways in which they interact and how you can optimize their performance.

A Format that Works for You

As a program designed for working adults with busy lives, classes are offered online on weeknights, and you will be able to login to class from your home or office computer. Classes are recorded, and available to you after each meeting. GW’s engineering faculty work hard to bring real-world applications into all coursework. This means that you will discuss topics in class that you can apply in your office the very next day.

Strong Integrated Approach

With its integrated approach to research, teaching, and public service, GW’s Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering has one of the largest engineering management and systems engineering programs in the United States. The department has developed a reputation for its work in managing complex systems and risk and in dealing with uncertainty.