12 months
40812 USD/year
24586 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The newly-redesigned Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering at Pennsylvania State University Great Valley is intended for today’s professional—to fit the needs of busy working adults who are balancing career and life.


Courses in this Systems Engineering program at Pennsylvania State University are either fully online or a 50/50 online/in-person hybrid, combining the personal connection with instructors and intimate classroom setting of in-person education with the flexibility of online learning. This program is STEM designated.

Learning outcomes

  • Develop heterogeneous engineered solutions to complex problems using contemporary methods, processes, and tools.
  • Understand system interdependencies to analyze the associated tradespaces these generate to identify optimal solution alternatives.
  • Use integrated models and simulations for multi-level system analysis and practices.
  • Manage the budgets and schedules of large-scale projects and programs while delivering.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively within interdisciplinary teams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technical Project Management
  • Systems Thinking
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Verification Validation & Testing
  • Systems Optimization
  • Probability Models and Simulation
  • Simulation in Systems Engineering: Discrete-Time Systems
  • Deterministic Models and Simulation
  • Simulation in Systems Engineering: Continuous-Time Systems
  • Decision and Risk Analysis in Engineering
  • Invention and Creative Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the M.Eng in Systems Engineering program will be based on baccalaureate academic records, applicable work experience, and two letters of recommendation from a previous professor or supervisor who can attest to the applicant's academic potential.
  • Applicants with an undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline such as science or engineering may apply.
  • Normal admission requirements include two semesters of calculus (Calculus 1 and Calculus 2).
  • Applications must include a statement of professional goals and a curriculum vitae or resume.
  • An undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale in the final two years of undergraduate studies is required.

Tuition Fee

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    40812 USD/year
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  • National

    24586 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24586 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Paoli

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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