Systems Engineering, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | The University of Arizona | Tucson, United States
12 months
34000 USD/year
34000 USD/year
14000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Systems Engineering program from The University of Arizona is concerned with the design, modeling and analysis of technological systems that employ people and machines, software and hardware, material and energy for such diverse purposes as communication, health care, transportation or manufacturing.   


Key Features

This department was the first Systems Engineering department in the country.  It was founded on the premise that if complex systems are to do what is intended, without unwanted side effects, they must be designed not only with imagination and technical skill, but with rigorous attention to the design process itself and to the interactions among the system components and with other systems and society.   

Consequently, the curriculum of the Systems Engineering program from The University of Arizona provides students with design viewpoints and methodologies that emphasize system integration, and with subject matter and tools for modeling and analysis especially appropriate for large complex systems, e.g., probability and statistics, system theory, decision analysis, and simulation.  This program is also available online.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Engineering Processes 
  • Theory of Linear Systems
  • Stochastic Modeling 
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Quality Engineering  
  • Reliability Engineering 
  • Human-Machine Interaction 
  • Human Factors Engineering Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)
155 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the University of Arizona. Students who do not have a degree equivalent to the University of Arizona Bachelor of Science degree in Systems & Industrial Engineering may be admitted into the graduate 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. 
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required, Statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation and CV/Resume. English Proficiency is required for all international applicants who do not have a US degree.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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