Systems Engineering M.Eng. (Ithaca)

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

606 Rhodes Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • systems engineering (minor)


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Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Fall, May 31; Spring, Nov 15: Cornell Early Admit students only

Requirements Summary:


Learning Outcomes

  • Mastery and Application of Core Disciplinary Knowledge
  • Problem Formulation, Organization and Planning of the Solution Process
  • Collaborative Problem Solving and Issue Resolution
  • Communication of Knowledge, Ideas and Decision Reasoning
  • Self-directed Learning and Professional Development