Welcome to Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering (SYSE) at Portland State University (PSU) offers an accessible distance-learning masters program for engineers and applied scientists who practice design, product development, or process engineering.

New to Systems Engineering?
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What can the PSU Systems Engineering Program (SYSE) offer me?

  • An anywhere, anytime, distance-learning environment: All required SYSE courses and many elective courses are available online. Despite the online nature of the program, students do not lose out on the valuable peer and professor interaction that graduate classes provide.

  • The opportunity to study under leading experts in the Systems Engineering field: Instructors are recognized around the world in the field of Systems Engineering. For more information, please visit our Faculty Page.

  • The ability to develop your educational plan to fit your interests and goals: The PSU Systems Engineering program is available both to practicing engineers who wish to pursue a masters in Systems Engineering and to those who wish to take specific courses to gain an understanding of a certain area of systems engineering.

New to PSU's systems engineering program?
Advantages of our program.
Program Review and Course Assessment
Students' work in their E-PORTFOLIOS.

How do I access SYSE online courses?
Active PSU student? Register for the course, and you will be added to online class roster.
New to PSU?
More about courses? see Online Courses tab or ask the instructor or the director.

How do I register for courses?
Currently active students use the PSU information system (banweb).
New to PSU and Wanting a Few Courses? Send Quick (Non-Degree) Entry Form
New to PSU and Considering a Masters degree? Applying for admission
PSU student several years ago? Computer access must be re-activated
Course Costs and Payment Options

How to apply to the SYSE masters program?
Nonadmitted students may take up to 8 graduate credits per term. However, a maximum of 15 credits of preadmission courses may be used for masters degree. Applications are processed on a continuous basis. See applying for admission

Who do I contact with questions?
Contact the Director, Herman Migliore: herm@cecs.pdx.edu.