M.Sc. On Campus

Integrated Systems Engineering

Northern Illinois University

24 months
923 USD/credit 13845 USD/year
554 USD/credit 8310 USD/year
554 USD/credit 8310 USD/year
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The Integrated Systems Engineering program at Northern Illinois University is designed for skilled engineers to maintain their competitive edge in the global marketplace, studying integration and analysis of various subsystems in product and process design, testing, manufacturing and engineering services.


The Integrated Systems Engineering Northern Illinois University specializations include biomedical and health systems engineering and mechatronics and intelligent systems. 

Why NIU?

Each year, NIU welcomes more than 5,000 graduate students from around the world to our vibrant community. We invite you to join us. Our programs will advance your education and your career, and you'll have outstanding opportunities for research, innovation and hands-on learning.

Our university and individual programs of study rank nationally year after year. NIU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies NIU as a High Research Activity University. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Systems Engineering 
  • Dynamic Systems and Control 
  • Mechatronics System Design
  • Robot Programming and Control 
  • Product and process design
  • Testing
  • Manufacturing and engineering services
  • Biomedical and health systems engineering
  • Mechatronics 
  • Intelligent systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH

30 - 33 


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed a four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or one with equivalent recognition.
  • Achieved a 2.75 grade point average on a 4.00 scale, or the equivalent.
  • If you received a three-year degree awarded through the Bologna process in Europe or a three-year Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration awarded in India, you are eligible to apply (provided you are seeking admission to the MBA or OMIS program).
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Test scores (if required).
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (optional)
  • Additional materials required by your program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 923 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 554 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 554 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for DeKalb

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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