Graduate Online Program Systems Engineering

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Systems Engineering Master's Degree Overview

PSU Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science

Earn your Systems Engineering master’s degree and enjoy greater success as a working professional when you graduate. Our high-quality graduate program provides an anywhere, anytime, distance-learning environment with all required courses and electives available online. Our faculty are experienced in engineering education, responsive and dedicated to student success, and enhance learning with valuable peer and professor interactions.

In the Systems Engineering graduate program, you’ll have the ability to develop your educational plan to fit your specialization interests. Many technical industries that have complicated development of products, processes, and services need the engineering skills you will acquire in our program.

Gain the technical skills you need to go from being a working professional to a leader in your field.

About the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science

The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science includes five departments, 84 full-time faculty and more than 3,000 students. We offer academic programs that provide transformative opportunities within the classroom and beyond. If you join our college, you'll be connected to Portland's leading tech companies providing opportunities for internships, mentoring, networking, and long term careers. Our faculty offer research opportunities that allow for collaborative or individual study, culturing creativity and innovation. If you want to push what’s possible, in Portland and far beyond, accelerate your career with a graduate degree from the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Degree Details

Systems Engineering Master's Degree: Why PSU?

Study under leading experts in the field here at PSU. Our instructors are recognized around the world in the field of Systems Engineering and have many years of experience teaching online systems engineering courses.

Our program builds the pathways to competitive jobs in engineering, whether here in Portland, throughout the country, or the world. Our faculty have a ready knowledge of industry trends and are tightly connected to the field.

What can I do with a Master's degree in Systems Engineering?

Our program is a great fit for working engineering professionals who want to scale up in their career in systems engineering, acquire additional skills, leverage a master’s degree to earn a higher salary and greater professional prestige. Many of our graduates end up working for Lockheed, Intel, Boeing, government departments, and their suppliers.

Our graduates have found jobs as engineering leaders for large and small companies and government agencies and departments.

Featured Courses

  • SYSE 591 Systems Engineering Approach
  • SYSE 573 Requirements Engineering
  • ETM 540 Operations Research in Engineering & Technology Management
  • SYSC 514 System Dynamics
  • SYSC 527 Discrete System Simulation


  • SYSE 567 Systems Engineering Management
  • SYSE 575 Reducing Risk in Decision Making
  • SYSE 595 Hardware Software Integration
  • SYSE 561 Logistics Engineering
  • EAS 561 Reliability Engineering
  • SYSE 505 Reading and Conference
  • SYSE 510 Special Topics


Portland State University is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).