Systems Engineering Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Systems Engineering Degree

The system engineering program at George Mason University prepares students for careers in aerospace, energy, environment, natural resources, and bioscience and health. The program focuses on mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a wide variety of engineering problems. Program courses include: integration of human, physical, energy, communications, management, and information requirements, as well as the application of requisite analytical methods to specific situations, logistics, risk management, and operations management. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer systems engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Systems Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Mason has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree28
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate5
Master's Degree17
Doctorate Degree4

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male42
Female12

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian12
Black1
Hispanic4
White28
Non Resident Alien5
Unknown4

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Systems Engineering program at Mason, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 4
    • Average Hourly Rate: $72.89
    • Average Annual Salary: $151610

Energy Engineers

Description

Design, develop, or evaluate energy-related projects or programs to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency during the designing, building, or remodeling stages of construction. May specialize in electrical systems; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; green buildings; lighting; air quality; or energy procurement.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, energy engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 5
    • Average Hourly Rate: $60.64
    • Average Annual Salary: $126130

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Systems Engineering Programs in Virginia

Systems Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Systems Engineering (B,M,D)

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Systems Engineering (B)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Systems Engineering (M)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093