School of Systems & Enterprises Doctoral Degree Programs

The School of Systems & Enterprises (SSE) at Stevens teaches students to solve critical 21st century challenges of national and global scale through the use of state-of-the-art systems approaches.

SSE Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs are research-centric and prepare cohorts to become the next generation of technical leaders, capable of making original contributions in both theory and practice. SSE is the preeminent provider of systems-centered knowledge, partnerships, research,  teaching/training and tools. Our graduates address national and global challenges pertaining to entrepreneurial innovation,  policy and strategy and research and development in spaces such as academia, government, industry and nonprofit organizations. 

To prepare graduates for positions of leadership, SSE provides:

  • A solid foundation in research methods 

  • Core competencies in system modeling and analysis

  • A unique “systems” perspective on how to address engineering and governance challenges

  • Structure for students to develop a track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals by the time they graduate

  • Focused training to sharpen written and oral communication skills