MS in Systems Engineering

Onsite, East Hartford, CT

Modern engineering projects increasingly demand a combination of skills from various traditional engineering disciplines. WPI’s Master of Science in Systems Engineering has been tailored for UTC employees to provide the knowledge, skills and decision-making abilities to design, manage and lead complex projects.

WPI’s Master of Science in Systems Engineering will improve your ability to:

  • Identify what customers/stakeholders want their systems to accomplish.
  • Analyze requirements, explore implementation alternatives, and design/engineer to minimize risks.
  • Develop integration, verification and validation strategies to confirm systems meet users’ needs.
  • Describe, design and develop hardware/software architectures for complex system functionality.
  • Minimize budget and schedule risks during system design and development.

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Program Logistics

  • Each course is 3 graduate credits each, for a total of 30 credits for the Master of Science.
  • Curriculum is composed of the following interdisciplinary courses:

    • SYS 501. Concepts of Systems Engineering
    • SYS 510. Systems Architecture
    • SYS 511. Systems Integration, Verification & Validation
    • OIE 542. Risk Management and Decision Making
    • MIS 576. Project Management
    • SYS 540. Introduction to Systems Thinking
    • SYS 520. System Optimization
    • SYS 512. Requirements Engineering
    • SYS 521. Model-Based Systems Engineering
    • SYS 585. Systems Engineering Capstone Experience
  • Classes held on-site at UTC in East Hartford


Prospective students must have an undergraduate degree in engineering or computer science from a regionally  ABET accredited university and have earned a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Ready to get started?

The first step is to enroll.

Registering tells us your intent to join the program and will reserve your seat.

  1. Go to the CPE Online Enrollment Form.
  2. Be sure to full out each of the sections completely.
  3. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email and next steps.

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