Careers & Student Outcomes

Systems, Software Engineering Graduate Programs Achieve Perfect Placement Rates

On the heels of another excellent Undergraduate Student Outcomes Report for Stevens’ School of Systems and Enterprises, the University released findings for graduate and doctoral students from the class of 2023 in early March. According to the data, SSE master’s and Ph.D. students are also thriving in life after Stevens.

At the graduate level, both Systems Engineering and Software Engineering students achieved 100 percent job-placement rates within six months of earning their degrees. Engineering Management graduates had the highest three-month job placement rate among all SSE master’s programs at 96.9 percent, improving to an impressive 98.4 percent within six months.

SSE graduate students across all programs landed jobs with salaries ranging from $85,400 to $97,500, with Software Engineering grads on the higher side of the range.

SSE Ph.D.’s are also in great demand in the workforce. Both Systems Engineering and Engineering Management doctoral students secured perfect employment rates within six months. Additionally, Systems Engineering Ph.D.’s are making an average salary of $175,000 a year.

“The Undergraduate and Graduate Student Outcomes Reports continue to show the value the educational programs of the School of Systems and Enterprises,” said Anthony Barrese, interim dean for SSE. “Our hands-on programs prepare students to make a positive impact wherever they work. The skills they develop are in high demand.”

The School of Systems and Enterprises offers five graduate programs. Learn more HERE. SSE also offers three doctoral programs, which you can learn more about HERE.

Overall, more than 97% of Stevens master’s and doctoral graduates successfully secured a job within six months of graduation. They also achieved an impressive average salary of $89,437 six months post-graduation, with master’s graduates earning an average of $88,523 and doctoral graduates earning an average of $106,014.

“Their continuous advancement underscores the quality and relevance of our programs, the caliber of our students and the effectiveness of our support services in guiding them through their meticulously crafted pursuit of professional development goals,” said Constantin Chassapis, Stevens vice provost for graduate education.

Read Stevens’ graduate outcomes report HERE.