Mission & Learning Goals

Mission Statement

The Georgetown University Master of Professional Studies in Systems Engineering Management program prepares students to be leaders who apply interdisciplinary systems thinking and leadership methodologies to solve complex issues facing organizations and society.

Learning Goals

Upon successfully completing the MPS in Systems Engineering Management, you will:

  • Explore the core values endemic to the professional world with a particular focus on the connections between applied engineering and practical management
  • Understand and manage the development of complex technical and organizational systems
  • Have the ability to lead and manage projects
  • Understand how a firm uses technology for competitive advantage in satisfying its business strategy
  • Have the ability to engage in creative problem-solving
  • Analyze business problems to better formulate strategy, tactics, plans, and policies
  • Engage with relevant ethical principles and apply core concepts to the engineering industry throughout the program’s duration
  • Design a research proposal that contains: the objectives of research with specificity and particularity, a literature review, and a means to assess and implement appropriate research methods based upon project needs
  • Have the ability to contribute to industry innovation and research