The expanding complexity
of providing products and services in a worldwide marketplace with a global workforce has fueled an increase in demand for Systems
Engineers. Systems Engineers utilize a combination of product development and service delivery fundamentals including program
& project management techniques and keen business skills. Systems Engineers plan, coordinate, and manage team efforts that
translate customer requirements and operational needs into effective solutions that meet cost, schedule, and performance goals.
Engineering Certificate prepares you to sit for the Associate and Certified levels of the Systems Engineering Professional exams
(ASEP & CSEP) given by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). Recognized internationally, these certifications
have set the standard for excellence in systems engineering. In addition, courses in this program can be applied to a Professional
Master's Degree in Applied Systems Engineering (PMASE) from Georgia Institute of Technology. This degree, from one of the
top five engineering schools in the U.S., is offered primarily online.
Who Should Enroll
This program benefits program managers, project managers, and those in technical and non-technical disciplines who are involved
in any aspect of the development and deployment of products or services. This includes development, design, operations, manufacturing,
testing, implementation, procurement, cost, scheduling, training and support. Those who are involved with project or program
management or enterprise-level process improvement will also benefit from this program.
Certificate Eligibility and Requirements
A certificate is awarded upon completion of 15 credit units: 4 required courses (2.5 units each) and 5 units of elective courses, with a grade of “B” or better in each course. To become an official candidate in the program, students pursuing the certificate must submit a Declaration of Candidacy. Students are encouraged to declare candidacy as soon as possible, but no later than after the third course in the program. To receive the certificate after completing all program requirements, students must submit a Request for Certificate. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in his/her first course. Students not pursuing a certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.
On-site Training Available
Our Corporate Training specialists can deliver this program or customize one that fits your organization’s specific needs. Visit Corporate Training or call (949) 824-1847 for information.
English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UC Irvine Extension (classroom and online formats) require
professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading
comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.