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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Systems Engineering (Certificate NDP)

The University of Arizona

6 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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The Systems Engineering (Certificate NDP) course at University of Arizona  is intended for working professionals who wish to obtain knowledge and training in Systems Engineering as needed in industries for career advancement, preparation for the INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) program.

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Key Features

The Systems Engineering (Certificate NDP) course at University of Arizona is for attracting students that have completed the certificate and wish to apply for admission to the regular MS degree that is available through the Distance Learning program in the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department. This program is also offered online.

The Systems and Industrial Engineering (SIE) Department at the University of Arizona was established in 1961 as the nation's first department of systems engineering.  Since then, the SIE Department has achieved international prestige for its contributions to the inter-disciplinary design of large-scale complex systems involving people, technology, and information.  With the introduction of a modern industrial engineering curriculum in 1972 and a reliability and quality engineering degree in 1987, the department offers a truly diverse and successful graduate program.  Career opportunities for graduates of the Systems and Industrial Engineering programs are outstanding.  Over the years, graduates from these programs have found employment in the nation's leading corporations, research institutes, and universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Linear Systems
  • Systems Engineering Process 
  • Simulation Modeling & Analysis
  • Engineering Statistics 
  • Survey of Optimization Methods 
  • Cost Estimation 
  • Advanced Concepts in Systems Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the UA. Students who do not have a degree equivalent to the UA Bachelor of Science degree in Systems & Industrial Engineering may be admitted
  • into the graduate certificate program, but may be required to complete some undergraduate deficiency courses prior to enrolling in graduate courses.
  • You must have a 3.0 or higher GPA in your undergraduate degree or your last 60 units of your undergraduate degree. 
  • Three letters of recommendation are also required.  If applying for funding, GRE scores must be submitted.  If you are an international student, a TOEFL score is also required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 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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