Professional Master's in Applied Systems Engineering (Online) - Curriculum

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The Professional Master’s in Applied Systems Engineering (Online) program is the most comprehensive systems engineering program offered at Georgia Tech designed to expand and build your “systems thinking” expertise while working full time.

The two-year program consists of six core courses on systems engineering fundamentals, modeling and simulation, SysML, and system design. An additional four courses will provide you a specialization in complex systems.

The curriculum is taught in a hybrid format that blends face-to-face instruction and 24/7 online learning. As a student you will be part of a cohort and will complete each course with the same community of peers. As an online student, you can expect:

  • Recorded course lectures that are available at any time for self-paced learning.
  • Live office hours with your instructors to ask questions.
  • Mandatory live video conference sessions two to three times during the course on Friday (1-5 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.). You will receive specific dates before starting the program via our two-year schedule.
  • Three in-person four-day visits to Atlanta, Ga. (United States) over two years to meet with your cohort.

You’ll be required to travel to Georgia Tech’s Atlanta campus three times throughout the six-semester program. Each four-day visit will give you the opportunity to form strong relationships with your peers and program faculty.

The program culminates with a 12-week team-based Complex System Capstone Project. You’ll be paired with a mentor to present real-world problem solving solutions to corporate, governmental, and organizational sponsors.

Year 1: Core Courses

Year 2: Complex Systems


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