Oct 24, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Systems Engineering (SYST)

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Toby Gouker, Ph.D., Interim Graduate Program Director

Degrees Offered

M.S., P.B.C. (Degree Types )


Systems Engineering Faculty

Program Description

The Systems Engineering (SE) Program at UMBC is designed to accelerate the development of systems engineers by providing practical experience that can be immediately applied on the job. Students learn from industry experts how to develop operable systems that meet customer requirements, while successfully navigating the complexities of system design. Courses are developed and taught by senior systems engineers and address the entire systems engineering life cycle, including requirements analysis, systems architecture and design, modeling, simulation and analysis, and system implementation and test.

For more information on the system engineering programs visit www.umbc.edu/se

Program Admission Requirements

Domestic Students

  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • GREs are not required

In addition, for International Applicants:

  • English Proficiency: TOEFL (99iBT) or IELTS (7.0) testing required

International applicants should refer to the International Admission Page for special admission information.

Financial Assistance

Currently, this program is not offering any financial aid or graduate assistantships. However, additional opportunities may be available through other academic departments. For the most complete information on financial aid for prospective graduate students refer to the Financial Aid Office.


    Master of SciencePost-Baccalaureate Certificate


      Systems Engineering

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