Designed for both engineers and managers, an advanced degree in systems engineering will prepare you for the next stage of your career.
The Master of Systems Engineering at Embry-Riddle Worldwide offers a technical track — focused on system design, analysis, and implementation — and an engineering management track — covering organization, process, and management.
With two tracks to choose from, this program will complement your professional experience with the confidence and skills needed to successfully lead complex engineering projects.
Master of Systems Engineering
When you study at ERAU’s Worldwide Campus, you can take online courses at your convenience. Collaborate with expert faculty and fellow students via chats, video conferencing, and forums. And since many students are working professionals, you’ll get the chance to learn from their experiences and network with them.
If you need career guidance or administrative assistance, you can visit a nearby Worldwide Campus, since there are more than 150 around the globe.
The Master of Systems Engineering program at ERAU takes an applied, rather than theory-based, approach to its subject matter. That means you’ll be immersed in real-world projects and situations, encouraged to incorporate your industry experience into your coursework, and be prepared to immediately apply new skills on the job.
The program’s two tracks — technical or engineering management — give you the freedom to tailor your electives. Personal academic advising helps guide your independent capstone project and ensures your coursework is in line with your career goals.
The Master of Systems Engineering program will provide a solid foundation of fundamental systems engineering knowledge while also teaching students how to apply a systems perspective to business and technology.
Our faculty members all hold terminal degrees and are subject matter experts who possess a wealth of Systems Engineering experience. With extensive backgrounds in managing complex, multidisciplinary, advanced technology projects, you’ll gain valuable insight into Systems Engineering throughout your studies.
Program curriculum is based on an interdisciplinary engineering approach as envisioned and defined by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
In today’s complex world, leaders who can effectively apply Systems Engineering are in high demand across many industries. And those who fill these roles can typically expect to rise through the ranks of an organization at an accelerated rate compared to their engineering and management counterparts.
Systems Engineering graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in the following professions: