Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Fundamentals Overview Drexel's accredited Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Fundamentals equips students with fundamental skills associated with systems engineering. Subject matter covers the process of systems engineering and focuses on the activities and functions that are required for effective systems engineering design and analysis. Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to apply these skills in high-level systems engineering positions.The program provides a foundation in systems engineering knowledge beneficial for anyone currently working in, or aspiring to work in, systems engineering. Engineers in early to mid-stage careers who are functioning or wish to move into positions as Systems Engineers will also benefit. Relevant fields include but are not limited to defense contractors, infrastructure planning and management, medical systems, data systems, energy systems, manufacturing, and construction management.Program FeaturesA flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal scheduleTaught by knowledgeable professionals who have conducted systems engineering in the DoD and commercial industriesEnables engineering leaders to manage systems development throughout the lifecycle from conceptual development, engineering design, and through operation and sustainment stagesPrepare students to intelligently manage and contribute to any engineering challengeA highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmatesState restrictions may apply to some programs. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Requirements EGMT 571Engineering Statistics3.0EGMT 572Statistical Data Analysis3.0EGMT 573Operations Research3.0EGMT 685Systems Engineering Management3.0EGMT 688Systems Engineering Analysis I3.0EGMT 690Systems Engineering Analysis II3.0Total Credits18.0 Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or related science from an ABET-accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendationPersonal Essay ResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1228 per credit. This program is not eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted. All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Fundamentals Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.