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Master of Science in
Systems Engineering

Designed for engineers and managers, this degree focuses on fundamental systems engineering and shows how a systems perspective applies to business and technology.

Systems engineers are in demand for their technical expertise and leadership abilities, often entering management early in their careers. A Master of Science in Systems Engineering prepares graduates for this next step.

With world-renowned faculty and a curriculum that focuses on a solid understanding of fundamental systems engineering, Embry-Riddle develops engineers and managers to formulate solutions to complex, real-world engineering problems.

Offering both technical and engineering management tracks, Embry-Riddle allows you to focus your education on the elements most important to you. The technical track focuses on system design, analysis and implementation, while the engineering management track incorporates organizational systems management. Students interested in pursuing a doctorate, can chose to pursue the M.S. in Systems Engineering with the thesis option.

Regardless of the career path you choose, a M.S. in Systems Engineering from Embry-Riddle provides an unparalleled education to help you achieve your goals.


About Systems Engineering at the Daytona Beach, FL Campus

Systems engineering looks at the big picture to understand the entire process. Then it works to achieve systems integration, connecting the needs of the customer to the designs of the components. Housed in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of the College of Engineering, the M.S. in Systems Engineering program provides the foundations of the systems engineering processes to develop and implement solutions to today’s complex engineering design and operational problems.

Graduates often seek opportunities in project management, systems engineering, systems analysis, reliability engineering, consultancy work and other areas in industries such as aerospace, defense, transportation, aviation, airport services, energy, information technology and more. With the thesis option, students are prepared for advancement into doctoral programs.

  • The Technical Track builds on an engineering, technical, or physical sciences undergraduate degree to enhance systems thinking and systems engineering methods for solving real-world engineering problems. The Engineering Management Track combines the technical aspects of the field with business-oriented course work for management roles
  • The program’s two tracks — technical or engineering management — give students the freedom to tailor their electives. The Daytona Beach Campus offers students the ability to implement systems thinking in state-of-the-art facilities, learning and conducting research alongside engineers from multiple disciplines.
  • The program begins with a core of three foundation courses in systems engineering: fundamentals of systems engineering, introduction to systems engineering management, and system requirements modeling and analysis, followed by one or more electives in the student’s area of interest.

Benefit from classroom interactions with students from a variety of engineering backgrounds, and faculty who have research interests in large-scale and complex systems, as it applies to the aviation, aerospace, and transportation industries.

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