M.Sc. On Campus

Systems Engineering

George Mason University

12 months
50860 USD/year
50860 USD/year
18892 USD/year
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The graduate program from George Mason University leading to the Master of Science in Systems Engineering emphasizes both analytical and practical aspects of engineering complex systems.


Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in using qualitative and quantitative tools relevant to systems engineering practice.  

Key Features 

  • The Systems Engineering program at George Mason University also prepares students for careers in research and development and for pursuing advanced graduate study leading to the PhD degree in Systems Engineering and Operations Research.
  • Mason's graduate program in Systems Engineering recognizes the importance of balancing an education in quantitative models and engineering tools with a proper understanding of the systems perspective.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Systems Engineering Principles 
  • Systems Definition and Cost Modeling
  • System Methodology and Modeling
  • System Engineering Design
  • Systems Engineering Management
  • Analytics and Decision Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Earned or will earn a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally acredited US institution, or an equivalent degree from a nationally recognized non-US institution.
  • Applications may be submitted during the final year of undergraduate study. Note: Acceptance is contingent on award of a baccalaureate degree before matriculation to a graduate or professional program at Mason.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9446 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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