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Space Systems Engineering M.ENG.

Program Details


Master of Engineering


On Campus & Online


Office of Graduate Admissions1-201-216-5000[email protected]
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The School of Systems & Enterprises’ (SSE’s) Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Space Systems Engineering program affords professionals working in government and private space-related enterprises access to a technical education in space systems design and development, key space system processes, and a holistic understanding of systems engineering principles.

Stevens is a recognized provider of space systems engineering education to United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) employees and space industry professionals and teaches in partnership with Teaching Science and Technology, Inc. (TSTI). The M.Eng. in space systems engineering, delivered by the primary authors in the field of space systems today, provides students the theoretical and application-driven edge needed to excel in this increasingly complex and competitive industry, where change is the only constant.

Space Systems Engineering Application Requirements

  • Online application.

  • $60 nonrefundable fee.

  • Two letters of recommendation, submitted electronically through the online application system.

  • Official college transcripts from all institutions attended. Transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and mailed directly to Stevens. If official documents are unavailable, unofficial documents can be uploaded through the online application system for initial review only. However, applicants will not be fully admitted until all official documents have been received.

  • GRE test score.

Possible Careers

  • Space Systems Engineer

  • Systems Engineer

  • Aerospace Engineer

  • Avionics Engineer

  • Satellite Systems

  • Engineer Flight Dynamics Engineer

Top Hiring Firms

  • Boeing

  • FAA

  • Cisco

  • NASA

  • Mitre

  • Lockheed Martin


The program consists of ten (10) courses (30 credits): six (6) required core courses, three (3) electives and a project or thesis (three to six credits). Three of these six required core courses are selected from one of four systems engineering concentration areas. All elective courses must be approved by an advisor. Students are also encouraged to select electives that lead to graduating with one of the many graduate certificates offered by the School of Systems and Enterprises.