Earning Your Systems Engineering Degree at Regis

Regis University’s Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree provides students with the foundational, managerial and technical knowledge to build, protect and maintain sophisticated information systems.
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M.S. in Systems Engineering Degree

Engineering Degree Overview

The M.S. in Systems Engineering degree provides you with the understanding of engineering principles, network systems, middleware applications, data storage and human factors to use when designing, implementing and managing enterprise information systems. Both on-campus and online engineering courses are offered at Regis.

Our M.S. in Systems Engineering degree program will equip you to:

  • Utilize the Information Assurance (IA) model that applies to the security of a system's database and applications
  • Apply concepts central to network design, architectures, standards and protocols
  • Support web-based and hosted applications

As a graduate of the Systems Engineering program, you will become a sought after technology professional with the skills to integrate new networks (hardware, software, LAN, WAN) with legacy systems, develop new custom applications, oversee the management of systems support services and coordinate new IT initiatives within all departments of an organization.

Please see the Program of Study Diagram for this degree to learn more.

Total M.S. in Systems Engineering Degree Requirements: 36 credit hours

  • Core course requirements: 9 credit hours
  • Systems engineering electives: 15 credit hours
  • 600-level general electives: 9 credit hours
  • Degree completion requirements (Capstone): 3 credit hours

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of the M.S. in Systems Engineering degree at Regis University. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list below and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

This degree program requires 36.00 credit hours for completion. Please contact your advisor or the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

CPS: MS Computer & Info Sciences CORE

MSCC 610 - Information Technology Concepts

Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.

MSCC 630 - Enterprise Architecture

Examines information needed to create adaptive strategies for successfully implementing enterprise architectures. Focuses on strategies that are based on experiences within organizations across multiple industry verticals.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*697;

MSCC 697 - Information Technology Research Methods

Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

CPS: MS in Systems Engineering

Degree Electives

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Take nine (9) semester hours selected from the following
MSCT 600, MSCT 650, MSCT 662, MSCT 664, MSCT 680,
MSCT 692

General Electives

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Take nine (9) semester hours from SCIS 600-level courses.

MSCT 620 - Access Networks

Emphasizes the application of networking architectures for transport of enterprise data. Topics include network media, communications and protocols, architectures, operating systems, administration and support issues, distributed network environments and Inter-networking.

Pre-requisite: MSCT*600

MSIA 674 - Planning/Implementing Architecture Sec

Explores security policy development, implementation and standards compliance and testing on corporate systems, application and data. Examines target architectures: telecommunications and wireless enterprise corporate data network.

Cross listing(s): MSCT 674.

Systems Engineering Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy

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Choose One of the following Exit Strategy Options:
MSCC 693- Graduate Capstone
MSCC 698- Graduate Thesis
MSCT 696- Systems Engineering Practicum II

Course Descriptions

Listed below are the available courses offered at Regis University within this respective degree program. The courses below include the degree program requirements as well as courses. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts (3.00)

Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.

MSCC 630 Enterprise Architecture (3.00)

Examines information needed to create adaptive strategies for successfully implementing enterprise architectures. Focuses on strategies that are based on experiences within organizations across multiple industry verticals.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*697;

MSCC 693 Graduate Capstone (3.00)

Case-based scenario that emphasizes real-world application of Information Technology knowledge and skills. Simulates a real-world information technology organization where students enhance skills learned in previous courses. Employing critical analysis, students fulfill the final project requirement.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630

MSCC 697 Information Technology Research Methods (3.00)

Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

MSCC 698 Graduate Thesis (3.00)

Students complete a masters thesis that is a substantial body of original scholarly work in the area of information technology.

MSCT 600 Network Essentials (3.00)

Provides an overview of local area networks, telephony, web basics, wide area networking, etc. Introduces concepts central to network design, architectures, standards and protocols.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

MSCT 620 Access Networks (3.00)

Emphasizes the application of networking architectures for transport of enterprise data. Topics include network media, communications and protocols, architectures, operating systems, administration and support issues, distributed network environments and Inter-networking.

Pre-requisite: MSCT*600

MSCT 650 High Availability and DR Systems (3.00)

Examines high availability and disaster recovery concepts and mechanisms; threats to an organizations information technology and develops architectures, policies, and plans to address them. Specific high availability technology options for disater recovery are examined.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCT*600;

MSCT 662 Storage Area Networks (3.00)

Examines storage attached network devices through enterprise level SAN systems. Studies managed data transition and explores storage design in business applications, cost, and systems administration.

MSCT 664 Routing and Switching (3.00)

Provides an in depth understanding to networking students of how network protocols are routed and switched. Examines modern routing protocols and their benefits to IT organizations, as well as router configuration.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCT*620;

MSCT 680 Enterprise Storage (3.00)

Provides the necessary skills to plan, design, manage and support distributed storage systems and devices. Focuses on operating and managing a mixed platform, multi-vendor, interoperable enterprise.

Pre-requisite: MSCT*620

MSCT 692 Systems Engineering Practicum I (3.00)

Students gain additional Systems Engineering experience through operational assignments in support of the Academic Research Network through investigation into research topics and practice with a variety of software and hardware platforms. Note: Instructor consent required

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630;

MSCT 696 Systems Engineering Practicum II (3.00)

Continuation of Systems Engineering Practicum I. Students gain additional Systems Engineering experience through operational assignments in support of the Academic Research Network through investigation into research topics and practice with a variety of software and hardware platforms. Note: Instructor consent required

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCT*692;

MSIA 674 Planning/Implementing Architecture Sec (3.00)

Explores security policy development, implementation and standards compliance and testing on corporate systems, application and data. Examines target architectures: telecommunications and wireless enterprise corporate data network.

Cross listing(s): MSCT 674.

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Admission Criteria

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree requires students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in database application, programing, computer networking and systems analysis and design. This is assessed for each applicant during the admission interview. Knowledge and experience can be supplemented by courses in these prerequisite areas. Not all supplemental courses must be completed prior to applying to the program, but must be completed prior to enrolling in core courses.

  • Possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcripts either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or recognized institution in another nation.
  • Official transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the CPS Admission Office. If official transcripts are not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcripts are received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcripts from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
  • Two years of work experience (does not have to be computer related)
  • Current résumé
  • Faculty interview
  • Required admission essay
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Starts Application Deadline
 Spring 8W2, 2014 March 3, 2014 Feb. 3, 2014
 Summer 8W1, 2014 May 5, 2014 Apr. 7, 2014
 Summer 8W2, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 2, 2014

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

Regis University Degree Tuition: M.S. in Systems Engineering

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $24,735 36 $685 $75
Online $25,275 36 $700 $75

Directed study costs $700 per credit hour

Please note: Additional fees may apply to Regis University students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.