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Systems Engineering M.Eng. (Distance Learning)

Field of Study

Systems Engineering

Program Description

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. 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.

Contact Information

Phone: 607 254-8998

206 Rhodes Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • systems engineering
  • systems engineering (minor)


Per credit hour contact field

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Fall, May 31; Spring, Nov 15

Requirements Summary:

Applicants from international universities must submit GRE general test scores. International applicants must demonstrate English-language competence or have a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based). Brochures are available on request from the Field office.

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based)
  • 2-3 recommendation letters

Learning Outcomes

Learn more about learning assessment for the M.Eng. degree.