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Information Technology with Systems Engineering Specialization
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Designed for midcareer professionals with a technical background, the online master’s degree in information technology with a systems engineering specialization at University of Maryland Global Campus will help you apply traditional and modern life-cycle models, techniques, and tools to the specification, design, development, and deployment of complex systems. Study a variety of cases across different application domains to learn a wide scope of systems concepts.

Program Highlights
  • Organize and manage a systems engineering team
  • Apply a wide variety of domestic and international standards to systems engineering practice
  • Use various computer-aided design and testing tools
Required Courses

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

    • (3 Credits, ITEC 610)
    • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)
    • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)
    • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)

    Information Technology Foundations (3 Credits, ITEC 610) must be taken in the first term of coursework.

    Specialization Courses

    • (3 Credits, SYSE 610)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 620)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 625)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 630)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 640)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 650)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 660)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 670)
    Career Preparation

    This program is designed to help prepare you for work in systems engineering theory and practice.

    Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

    The systems engineering specialization is designed for students with a degree and/or professional experience in a technical discipline such as engineering or computer science.

    Taking UCSP 605 is recommended to improve writing skills.

    Total Program Credits
    36
    Transfer Credits
    Up to 6
    Format
    • All courses are available online
    • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
    Tuition Per Credit
    • $336 per credit hour
      (Europe & Downrange)

    See our Tuition Rates page for details.

    Admission Requirements

    This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

    Military-Specific Details

    This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

    State-Specific Details

    This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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    Systems Engineering
    Graduate Certificate

    These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


    You can learn the design, development, and deployment of complex IT systems by earning a certificate in systems engineering at University of Maryland Global Campus. This program helps you gain the skills you need to apply traditional and modern lifecycle models, techniques, and tools in the specification, design, development, and deployment of complex systems.

    Program Highlights
    • Manage, mine, model, and warehouse data
    • Utilize your database administration and security techniques and skills
    • Use ETL for data warehousing Complete projects using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio
    • Apply your skills in NoSQL, Oracle 11g, SQL, and Unix to the professional environment
    Required Courses
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 610)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 620)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 630)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 640)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 660)
    Career Preparation
    Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

    No previous experience is needed.

    Total Program Credits
    15
    Transfer Credits
    Up to 3
    Format
    • All courses are available online
    • Select hybrid courses available
    Tuition Per Credit
    • $336 per credit hour
      (Europe & Downrange)

    See our Tuition Rates page for details.

    Admission Requirements

    This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

    Military-Specific Details

    This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

    State-Specific Details

    This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

    Select Another Program
    Systems Engineering
    Graduate Certificate

    These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


    You can learn the design, development, and deployment of complex IT systems by earning a certificate in systems engineering at University of Maryland Global Campus. This program helps you gain the skills you need to apply traditional and modern lifecycle models, techniques, and tools in the specification, design, development, and deployment of complex systems.

    Program Highlights
    • Manage, mine, model, and warehouse data
    • Utilize your database administration and security techniques and skills
    • Use ETL for data warehousing Complete projects using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio
    • Apply your skills in NoSQL, Oracle 11g, SQL, and Unix to the professional environment
    Required Courses
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 610)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 620)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 630)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 640)
    • (3 Credits, SYSE 660)
    Career Preparation
    Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

    No previous experience is needed.

    Total Program Credits
    15
    Transfer Credits
    Up to 3
    Format
    • All courses are available online
    • Select hybrid courses available
    Tuition Per Credit
    • $336 per credit hour
      (Europe & Downrange)

    See our Tuition Rates page for details.

    Admission Requirements

    This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

    Military-Specific Details

    This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

    State-Specific Details

    This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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