Systems Engineering

University of Michigan - Dearborn

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online
1437 USD/credit
1437 USD/credit
810 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Systems Engineering program at University of Michigan - Dearborn  is designed for engineers and other professionals who are responsible for defining, planning, managing and supporting large integrated systems. The program consists of four graduate core courses and one graduate elective course.


The value of acquiring a certificate from the Systems Engineering program at University of Michigan - Dearborn includes:

  • Formal recognition of the participant’s systems engineering capabilities
  • Career advancement assistance
  • A portable systems engineering designation that is recognizable across industries
  • Professional development as a systems engineer, in addition to demonstrating a commitment to personal development
  • The Systems Engineering certificate program also provides students with a strong foundation to pursue Project Management Professional® (PMP®) certification and/or the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) multi-level professional certification program.

Learning Goals and Outcomes

  • Students will be able to define, plan, manage and support large integrated systems.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Systems Engineering
  •  Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics 
  •  User Interface Design and Analysis
  • Project Management and Control
  • Safety Engineering

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you have international transcripts, your recommended deadline is one month prior to the posted deadline for your intended term of entry.




15 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, business, a physical science, computer science, or applied mathematics, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A probability & statistics course is a prerequisite for this certification program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    810 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 810 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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Systems Engineering
University of Michigan - Dearborn


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