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2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Systems Engineering, Graduate Certificate

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Purdue University
Systems Engineering, Graduate Certificate

Department of Engineering
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Nashwan T. Younis, Chair
260-481-6362 ~ ~
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 327

The Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering is designed to recognize students who have completed a four-course sequence in systems engineering. The curriculum provides students with a background in system engineering fundamentals, system architecture, economics and engineering management. The systems engineering body of knowledge prescribes techniques and “best practices” for developing complex or interdisciplinary products. Professional engineers may find the program beneficial in helping them understand modern product development principles and best practices.

Application and Admission

Admission to the certificate program requires that students meet the requirements of the Purdue University Graduate School. Applicants should apply on-line at

It is expected that candidates to this graduate certificate program have earned a bachelors degree in an engineering discipline. Graduates with a Bachelors of Science in physical sciences,computer science, mathematics or technology will also be considered for admission. Applicants should have achieved an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or have demonstrated an appropriate level of preparation for the certificate program.

Certificate Requirements (12 credit hours)

Students are required to earn a grade of “B” or better in the required courses.

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