Systems Engineering

Cornell University

M.Eng. On Campus
12 months
58586 USD/year
58586 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The professional degree of Master of Engineering (Systems) is intended primarily for persons who plan to practice systems engineering directly or as a part of their engineering discipline. We offer a master degree in Systems Engineering at Cornell University. 


This program in Systems Engineering is offered at Cornell University. Admission preference is given to applicants with an accredited U.S. engineering degree or a substantial equivalent. The professional degree requires a minimum of thirty credits of graduate-level work in the principles and practices of the field. Specific requirements include a broad-based technical background in the field, courses in design, and a systems engineering multi-discipline, team project.

Learning Outcomes

  • Mastery and Application of Core Disciplinary Knowledge
  • Problem Formulation, Organization and Planning of the Solution Process
  • Collaborative Problem Solving and Issue Resolution
  • Communication of Knowledge, Ideas and Decision Reasoning
  • Self-directed Learning and Professional Development

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject

  • systems engineering
  • systems engineering (minor)

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.

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

  • all Graduate School Requirements
  • including the TOEFL or IELTS Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based)
  • IELTS 7.0 total or greater
  • 2 recommendation letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58586 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    58586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58586 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Systems Engineering
Cornell University


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