Master of Science in Systems Engineering

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree program at Loyola Marymount University offers real-world industry experience while you heighten your engineering education. The program is designed to support your career advancement as you strengthen your technical skills for professional development.

The program accommodates the schedules of working professionals and can be completed in as little as three (3) semesters. Courses are either online synchronous via Zoom or hybrid. Hybrid courses can be attended either in-person or fully online as lectures are delivered on campus and live streamed via Zoom. Our campus location places students in close proximity to some of the nation’s top aerospace, engineering and technology firms. 

International Students: The program does not sponsor F-1 students because courses are online or hybrid. International students are welcome to complete the program online from their home countries.

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Rigorous graduate curriculum customized to the unique needs of each student
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The MSSE / MBA dual degree program prepares engineering professionals for leadership positions in high technology companies.
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Opportunities for industry professionals looking to deepen their knowledge
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Claire Leon, Ph.D., senior lecturer and former director in systems engineering joins group of 106 US and 23 international new members of National Academy of Engineering.
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Chasen Himeda, who earned his master's in systems engineering, conducted an evaluation of radar laboratory safety systems at Raytheon for his capstone project.
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Graduate student, Joshua Fuentes, is tackling the problem of how to improve the efficiency of a food bank in Riverside.
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Bryan Calungcagin '20 utilizes learning from professors with real-world experience and applying to work with Northrup Grumman.
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Candace Givens, Vice President of Program Management at Northrop Grumman