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Systems Engineering

Iowa State University

12 months
30676 USD/year
28980 USD/year
12982 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Systems Engineering Program at Iowa State University focuses on developing an individual’s analytical skills to design, evaluate, and build modern complex engineered systems.


About this Degree

Engineers who can conceptualize, model, and integrate hardware, software, data, and humans are critical in technology driven multi-disciplinary design teams.  The Iowa State University Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering Program is designed to train engineers to excel in the technology driven design environment commonly found in developing modern complex engineered systems. 

The Systems Engineering program at Iowa State University can be completed on line or in residence, part-time or full-time.

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

  • Demonstrate learning of state-of-the-art in focus area
  • Demonstrate learning of all graduate level coursework.


Iowa State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Management Theory
  • Systems Engineering and Analysis
  • Decision Analysis in Systems Design
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Total Quality Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. 


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Each applicant must submit:

  • Application and application fee
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15338 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14490 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6491 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ames

1158 - 1797 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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