Earning Your Systems Engineering Degree at Regis

Regis University’s Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree provides students with the foundational, managerial and technical knowledge to build, protect and maintain sophisticated information systems.
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M.S. in Systems Engineering Degree

Engineering Degree Overview

The M.S. in Systems Engineering degree provides you with the understanding of engineering principles, network systems, middleware applications, data storage and human factors to use when designing, implementing and managing enterprise information systems. Both on-campus and online engineering courses are offered at Regis.

Our M.S. in Systems Engineering degree program will equip you to:

  • Utilize the Information Assurance (IA) model that applies to the security of a system's database and applications
  • Apply concepts central to network design, architectures, standards and protocols
  • Support web-based and hosted applications

As a graduate of the Systems Engineering program, you will become a sought after technology professional 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 degree to learn more.

Total M.S. in Systems Engineering Degree Requirements: 36 credit hours

  • Core course requirements: 9 credit hours
  • Systems engineering electives: 15 credit hours
  • 600-level general electives: 9 credit hours
  • Degree completion requirements (Capstone): 3 credit hours

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

Program Requirements

Core Requirements (9 credit hours)
MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts
MSCC 630 Enterprise Architecture
MSCC 697 Information Technology Research Methods
Degree Requirements (6 credit hours)
MSCT 620 Access Networks
MSIA 674 Planning and Implementing Architecture Security
Degree Electives (9 credit hours)
Select 3 classes (9 credit hours) from the following:
MSCT 600 Network Essentials
MSCT 650 High Availability and Disaster Recovery Systems
MSCT 662 Storage Area Networks
MSCT 664 Routing and Switching
MSCT 680 Enterprise Storage
MSCT 692 Systems Engineering Practicum I
General Electives (9 credit hours)
Select 3 classes (9 credit hours) from any School of Computer & Information Sciences 600-level courses.
Degree Completion Requirement (3 credit hours)
Select 1 class (3 credit hours) from the following:
MSCC 693 Graduate Capstone
MSCC 698 Graduate Thesis
MSCT 696 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 Criteria

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree requires students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in database application, programing, 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 core 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

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 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 CPS Admission Office. 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.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Starts Application Deadline
Summer 8W2, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 2, 2014
Fall 8W1, 2014 August 25, 2014 July 28, 2014
Fall 8W2, 2014 October 20, 2014 September 22, 2014
Spring 8W1, 2015 January 5, 2015 December 8, 2014
Spring 8W2, 2015 March 2, 2015 February 2, 2015

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $25,275 36 $700 $75
Online $25,275 36 $700 $75

2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition: Through Summer 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $24,735 36 $685 $75
Online $25,275 36 $700 $75

Directed study costs $700 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply to students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.