Tomorrow’s engineering business leaders start here.
“In this type of fast-paced global environment we need to have a very well educated workforce that understands all aspects of engineering and business to be able to provide superior execution.”
- Dr. Rajiv Shah
Master of Science in Systems Engineering and Management
Imagine a degree where leadership and advanced engineering skills come together. Where industry input and faculty expertise influence teaching. And where you customize your studies and earn a master's degree from a highly ranked institution.
“[UTD's Master of Science in Systems Engineering and Management] is bringing together a diverse set of skills that can be tailored to meet the needs of the individual as well as the needs of the industry going forward.”
– Charlie Bess, HP
Student and Alumni Perspectives
“The program covers both the engineering and technical and analytical side of the project, as well as the managerial side.” – Brunno Covolan
“Communication, leadership, and management skills are crucial for good decision-making for analysis of risk and the ability to pull off an effective integration of the many parts of a typical system.
– Dr. Stephen Yurkovich
Industry and Faculty Perspectives
“The idea is to teach techniques that are applicable across a variety of disciplines so that people from the project management side or the technical side can do their jobs more effectively.” – Dr. Mathukumalli Vidyasagar
“[The UT Dallas SEM Program] has given me opportunities at work that didn't exist before. ”
- Kyle Scott
The traditional master’s degree in SEM is primarily for full-time students who can enroll in regularly offered weekday and weekday evening classes. GRE or GMAT scores are required, and typical students have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, math, physics, chemistry, economics or finance.
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The executive master’s degree in SEM is primarily for working professionals with at least three years of professional experience who can enroll only in specially offered cohort classes late Fridays and on Saturdays. Typical students also have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, math, physics, chemistry, economics or finance.
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- Weekday and Weekend Class Schedule Options
- Worldwide Alumni Network 80,000 Strong
Varied and Flexible
- Control and Mechatronic Systems
- Energy and Infrastructure Systems
- Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
- Enterprise and Data Management Systems
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
- Transportation Systems
- Healthcare and Biomedical Systems
- Telecom, IT and Multimedia Networks
- Optimization Theory and Operations Research
- Global Supply Chain and Operations Management
Hal Thomas, Vice President Radio Access Networks, Ericsson
“The content is clearly relevant for top talent looking to pursue technical and practical applications.”
Shannon Booty, Masters in System Engineering and Management
“This was the best opportunity for me to get into project management and engineering management.”
Paul Klocek, General Manager ELCAN Optical Technologies, Raytheon
“Exactly what people want to do—taking a system engineering role and broadening it into a general management role.”
Gilbert Islas, Masters in Systems Engineering and Management
“This systems and engineering management program helped me to see the other side of the business world.”