Industrial and Systems Engineering BS / Systems Engineering MS

Career and Academic Opportunities:

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering is a natural follower of the Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering. This accelerated pathway will give students a unique preparation for advanced positions, such as project manager, engineering manager, senior systems engineer, etc. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, salaries for individuals holding an engineering master’s degree are 9 to 13 percent higher than the average salary for engineers with only a bachelor’s degree. This pathway will allow a student to complete their undergraduate and graduate studies within 5 years.

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline 

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline. Students can be identified in Sophomore year and early Junior year (i.e., once students meet -- or are close to meeting --- credit hour and other requirements).

Apply Here 

    • KSU GPA of at least 3.20
    • 60 hours completed towards a bachelors degree
    • 12 hours completed in residence at KSU
    • SYE 6010 to count for ENGR 3250
    • SYE 6025 to count for ENGR 3325
    • Any SYE Elective to count for Any ISYE Technical Elective
  • For current admission requirements please click here.

    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Department / College
      • Industrial and Systems Engineering / Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
    • Advising Contact
      • Vanessa Bard, Academic Advisor
      • vbard@kennesaw.edu
      • 470-578-5106
      • Q Building, Room 102A
    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Master of Science in Systems Engineering
    • Department / College
      • Industrial and Systems Engineering / Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
    • Advising Contact
      • Dr. Bill Bailey, Graduate Program Director
      • bbaile49@kennesaw.edu
      • 470-578-7242
      • M Building, Room 122
  • Complete the online application here to apply.

    The undergraduate and graduate programs will review your academic record.

    You will receive an email to your KSU student email account with the decision.

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