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Online Space Systems Engineering Master's Program

Program Details


Master of Engineering


On Campus & Online


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Delivered by the primary authors in the field of space systems today, the Master of Engineering in Space Systems Engineering at Stevens, provides experienced professionals with the edge needed to excel in this increasingly complex and competitive industry.

 The degree allows professionals working in government and industry to combine a robust technical education in space systems design and development, as well as key space system engineering processes and tools, with a holistic understanding of systems engineering principles.

The program consists of ten courses (30 credits): six required core courses, three (3) electives and a project or thesis (three to six credits). Below you will find a recommended course sequence to help guide your enrollment:

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

*Elective Concentration Courses

Swap out these courses with any of the below-listed courses based on your concentration of interest:



Systems Engineering

SYS 645 Design for Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability

SYS 684 Systems Thinking 

Software Engineering

SSW 565 Software Architecture and Component-Based Design

SSW 567 Software Testing, Quality Assurance and Maintenance

SSW 590 DevOps Principles and Practices