Prospective Students

The Division of Systems Engineering (SE) at BU offers the following degrees:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Engineering (MEng)

The Division brings together faculty from across BU to pursue collaborative research in Systems Engineering. Research interests in the Division are interdisciplinary and, in collaboration with the Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE), include the following areas:

Please direct your application or program questions to:

Flagg2Elizabeth Flagg, Ed.M.
Graduate Programs Manager
Phone: 617-358-0351
Fax: 617-353-5548

Read about the Division of Systems Engineering in our brochure.


Read about what our graduates are doing now in the Alumni Spotlight.

Graduate Students in the News

If Boston Were Smart – Imagining intelligent traffic lights, parking spaces, buildings and appliances
Upgrading the Grid: New Algorithms Could Cut Costs, Add Renewables
Announcing BU Scholars Day CISE Prize Winners!
Announcing the Winners of the 2013 SE Graduate Student Photo Contest!
LEAPing Forward – Enrollment Skyrockets in Program for Late-Entry Engineers
University Grads Rated Among World’s Most Employable: International survey puts BU in top 10 U.S. schools, 17th worldwide
Going Weightless: Seven ENG Students Test Satellite on Zero-G Flights
SE/ECE/CS Team Wins $1M NSF Grant with UMass and UConn for “Smart City” Research
Ali Kebarighotbi Receives 2012 SE Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award
2012 BU Science Day Award Winners
Yangfeng Geng, 2nd Prize-IBM/IEEE Smarter Planet Challenge competition