About the Program

The Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Management (SEM) provides a comprehensive approach to the management and delivery of complex, multi-disciplined technical solutions. The program addresses all aspects of the process, with an emphasis on management: from requirements definition to development, production, and disposal.

The (SEM) Certificate program is comprised of four graduate-level courses: three required, one elective. Students engage in classroom work promoting systems thinking, and related competencies that in general use throughout a broad spectrum of industries. The course focus will be on managing the development, verification, and delivery of an integrated and balanced set of systems, resources, and process solutions, as required to satisfy customer needs. Students must complete three required courses and one of the elective courses identified below.

Course Requirements:
PMGT 680: Systems Engineering Management Fundamentals (3 hours)
PMGT 681: Development and Management (3 hours)
PMGT 682: Systems Verification and Validation (3 hours)

Elective Courses (select one):
PMGT 683: Systems Modeling and Integration (3 hours)
PMGT 684: Human System Integration (3 hours)
PMGT 685: Decision and Risk Analysis (3 hours)

Program Director
David S. Greenburg, PhD, CPL, PMP
The Citadel
Department of Engineering Leadership and Project Management

For more information about this program, visit The Citadel’s Systems Engineering Management Certification landing page.

Admissions Requirements

  • Complete a Citadel Graduate College (CGC) application
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • A one-page letter of intent
  • Evidence of a minimum of one-year work experience, or the permission of Department Head