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Admission Requirements

Our traditional master’s provides you with the opportunity to study under recognized experts in the fields of engineering and management. The faculty in this program features eminent professors from such noted institutions as Harvard, MIT and Columbia.

The Systems Engineering and Management degree offers you an opportunity to earn an important credential that can help you take advantage of growing employment opportunities. If you are interested in entering the fields of cybersecurity, healthcare, finance, defense, space or other industries that rely on complex systems, this degree gives you the opportunity to pursue careers in these industries.

A student lacking undergraduate prerequisites for graduate courses must complete prerequisites possibly via levelling courses or receive approval from the graduate adviser and the course instructor. A diagnostic examination may be required. Please consult the University’s graduate admission requirements. Specific admission requirements for the MS SEM follow.

A student entering the MS SEM program should meet the following guidelines:

  • A minimum of a BS in engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, economics or finance from an accredited program (specifically, programs that provide adequate fundamental skills in mathematics).
  • Submission of GRE and/or GMAT scores, as appropriate.
  • Submission of three letters of recommendation from individuals who are able to judge the candidate’s probability of success in pursuing a program of study leading to the MS SEM degree.
  • Submission of an essay outlining the candidate’s background, education and professional goals.
  • Resume

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