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Ph.D. in Systems & Engineering Management

Curriculum & Courses

Core Requirements

There are ten courses (30 semester credit hours) that constitute the core requirements for the Ph.D. S.Y.E.M.:

* Indicated courses used to fulfill the program's residency requirement. Courses are taught exclusively in the summer, when online students must be in-residence. Residency consists of a one-month summer session during each of the first two years of the doctoral program, in which the students must be on campus for the first two weeks of the term.


At least 12 hours of doctoral dissertation enrollment are required for the doctoral degree.

Major and Minor

(60 semester credit hours − 30 core credit hours plus an additional 30 semester credit hours)

Course selection dependent upon degree plan approved by graduate advisor and Systems and Engineering Management Program Coordinator.

More Information

For further information or questions, see the S.Y.E.M. FAQ page.