Systems Engineering (PMSE)

Graduate Degree Program
College: Engineering

Abstract

The Professional Master of Engineering program is designed to assist engineers and technical professionals in the development of their careers and to provide the expertise needed in the rapidly changing business, government, and industrial environments.

Our Systems Engineering program prepares professional engineers to coordinate the planning, development, and creation of systems in fields like aerospace, telecommunications, neuroscience, robotics, and more. Students pursuing this option may choose to use their electives to obtain a certificate in one of the many other programs offered by the Office of Advanced Engineering Education.

For domestic students the program can be completed on a part-time basis, however international students must be enrolled full time.

Financial Assistance

Students in this program pay a special tuition rate, which does not differ between residents and non-residents of Maryland. This rate is not fully covered by graduate assistantships, fellowships or the tuition remission. Additional graduate student fees are charged. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

This program does not provide departmental assistantships or fellowships. Loans, work-study and need-based grants for citizens and permanent residents with demonstrated financial need may submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by appropriate FAFSA deadlines. For more information on this process, visit: https://fafsa.ed.gov/deadlines.htm.

Contact

Visit the MAGE Website for Additional Information: www.mage.umd.edu

Caitlin Gover
Program Manager for Admission and Recruitment
Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering
2105 J.M. Patterson Building
4356 Stadium Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301.405.7712
Email: cgover@umd.edu

Website: www.mage.umd.edu

Courses:  ENSE

General Requirements

Program-Specific Requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (optional)
  • CV/Resume (optional)

For additional program-specific admission requirements, please visit: https://mage.umd.edu/systems-engineering.

Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of less than 3.0 may be admitted on a provisional basis if they have demonstrated satisfactory performance in another graduate program and/or their work has been salutary.

Applicants with foreign credentials must submit academic records in the original language with literal English translations. Allow at least three months for evaluation of foreign credentials. International applicants are advised to review the Graduate School English requirements to learn whether or not the submission of TOEFL or IELTS scores is required. For more information visit https://advancedengineering.umd.edu/application-process.

For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website: www.gradschool.umd.edu/admissions

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Type of Applicant Fall Deadline Spring Deadline
Domestic Applicants
US Citizens and Permanent Residents August 1, 2023 December 15, 2022
International Applicants
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants March 8, 2023 September 27, 2022

RESOURCES AND LINKS:

Other Deadlines: mage.umd.edu/admissions
Program Website: mage.umd.edu 
Application Process: gradschool.umd.edu/admissions

This program is currently offered in-person at the College Park Campus. In addition to in-person courses, you may have the option to take some course requirements in an online format. Course format offerings are subject to change.

This program is also offered 100% online. Please see Systems Engineering (MESE) for more information.