Systems Engineering Degree Overview
The M.S. in Systems Engineering degree provides you with the understanding of engineering principles, network systems, and current technologies used to design, implement and manage a secure enterprise information infrastructure.
Regis University's M.S. in Systems Engineering degree program equips students to understand and use:
- Current best practice network architectures, standards and protocols
- Current best practice network design and implementation processes
- Software defined networks (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV)
- Virtualized server and storage systems, including hosted and in-house cloud services
- High availability and disaster recovery systems
- Network and storage encryption systems
- Authentication, authorization, and auditing (AAA) capabilities
- Information assurance models that apply to the security of a system's database and application services
Graduates of the Systems Engineering program are sought after technology professionals with the skills to integrate new networks (hardware, software, LAN, WAN) with legacy systems, develop new custom applications, oversee the management of systems support services and coordinate new IT initiatives within all departments of an organization.
Please see the Program of Study Diagram for this Systems Engineering degree to learn more.
Total M.S. in Systems Engineering Degree Requirements: 36 credit hours
- Core course requirements: 9 credit hours
- Systems Engineering course work: 15 credit hours
- Emphasis area studies: 9 credit hours
- Degree completion requirements (Capstone, Thesis or Practicum): 3 credit hours
Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.
|Core Requirements (9 credit hours)
||Information Technology Concepts
||Information Technology Research Methods
|Degree Course Work (15 credit hours)
||Planning and Implementing Architecture Security
|Select 3 classes (9 credit hours) from the following:
||High Availability and Disaster Recovery Systems
||Storage Area Networks
||Routing and Switching
||Systems Engineering Practicum I
|Emphasis Area Electives (9 credit hours)
|Complete 3 classes from one of the following emphasis areas offered by CC&IS:
||MSCD 600, MSCD 610, and MSCD 640
||MSCD 600, MSCD 610, and MSCD 650
||MSDS 600, MSDS 610, and MSDS 650
|Information Technology Management
||MSCI 600, MSCI 610, and MSCI 680 or MSCI 685
|Enterprise Resource Planning
||Choose 3 from MSCI 615, MSCI 625, MSCI 640 or MSCI 681
||Choose 3 from HSA 649, HCI 615, HCI 620 or HCI 625
|Information Assurance - Cyber Forensics
||MSIA 676, MSIA 680, and MSIA 682
|Information Assurance - Policy
||MSIA 670 MSIA 672, and MSIA 676
||MSSE 600, MSSE 610, and MSSE 640
||MSCI 680, MSCI 682, and MSSE 620 or MSSE 640
|Degree Completion Requirement (3 credit hours)
Select 1 class (3 credit hours) from the following:
||Systems Engineering Practicum II*
|*MSCT 692 is a prerequisite to MSCT 696.
|TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 36 credit hours
Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.
To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.
How to Apply
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Admission to the M.S. in Systems Engineering degree requires that students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in programming, computer networking, and systems analysis and design. This is assessed for each applicant during the admission interview. Knowledge and experience can be supplemented by courses in these prerequisite areas. Not all supplemental courses must be completed prior to applying to the program, but must be completed prior to enrolling in any degree specific courses.
Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation.
Materials Needed for Application and Admission
- Complete the online graduate application
- Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
- Submit official degree-bearing transcripts either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or recognized institution in another nation. Official transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. If official transcripts are not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcripts are received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcripts from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
- Two years of work experience (does not have to be computer related)
- Current resume
- Faculty interview
- Required admission essay
- Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
- Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.
Class Starts & Application Deadlines*
|Summer 8W1, 2015
||May 4, 2015
||April 6, 2015
|Summer 8W2, 2015
||June 29, 2015
||June 1, 2015
|Fall 8W1, 2015
||August 24, 2015
||July 27, 2015
|Fall 8W2, 2015
||October 19, 2015
||September 21, 2015
|Spring 8W1, 2016
||January 11, 2016
||December 14, 2015
*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.
2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014
||Estimated Total Program Cost
||Credit Hours Required
||Cost per Credit Hour
||Estimated Fees for Program
Directed study costs $700 per credit hour.
Please note: Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.