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The GRE requirement has been waived (and extended) for all engineering master’s applicants applying through Fall 2026!

Designed for both full-time students and full-time working professionals, the fully accredited MSSE program is a course-based non-thesis degree offered by the Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. The program is 30 credit hours with a flexible completion time of 1-2 years. The program requires seven core courses and three technical electives.

Dr. Dickens with two grad students

Why get an advanced engineering degree with us?

  • Completion time in as little as 18 months
  • 30-credit hours
  • Increase your earning and promotion potential
  • No entrance exam for GRE (GRE waiver request form) or GMAT is required for students with qualifying degrees/experience
  • Many corporations and public employers offer tuition assistance that covers the cost of the entire program.

Our curriculum is focused on helping you achieve the technical expertise for you to be a successful engineer and now with an online option, we offer working professionals the opportunity to get the necessary training more conveniently than ever.


Payton Reid

“I design, develop and test some of the most complex avionics and weapons systems in the world. The knowledge and experience I gained through the Masters in Systems Engineering program has accelerated me past my peers and put me in the position to lead major projects within the United States Air Force”

Payton Reid
MSSE 2020 Graduate
Eglin Air Force Base
Undergraduate Degree: Electrical Engineering

MSSE and Military Industry Careers

For many officers and NCOs in the military, thinking beyond retirement occupies a major part of free time. The good news is the many educational and career opportunities in the professional military make pursuing an advanced degree while in-service a great option for most. For more information »

MSSE Info Sheet

Systems engineering (SE) is an interdisciplinary field of engineering that focuses on how to design and manage complex engineering systems over their life cycles. SE studies systems, processes, and practices required to develop them. For more information »