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Online Master of Engineering in
Systems Engineering + Design

This online interdisciplinary graduate degree is offered by Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) in the University of Michigan College of Engineering. Ranked #4 by U.S. News & World Report, the ISD Master of Engineering degree provides the same level of engagement and academic rigor as if you were studying on campus in Ann Arbor. Nexus supports online delivery in a way that's flexible, convenient, and fits your schedule — empowering you to earn a career-boosting credential from one of the world's top engineering colleges.

Key Information

For Prospective Students

  • Completely online
  • Up to 5 years to complete:
    online students complete the degree in 2.5 years on average
  • 30 credit hours

For Current Students

  • If you are already enrolled, click the button below to register for courses.

100% Online

World-Class Degree

Renowned Faculty

Expert Faculty

Learn from world-class U-M faculty who know what it takes to deliver an engaging online learning experience. From curricula designed for distance learners to authentic faculty interaction, you will develop practical skills from experts with decades of real-world knowledge.

Flexible, Convenient, Connected

This online degree is designed to meet the needs of the modern learner. Delivered fully online, the program offers full-time professionals an opportunity to earn a world-class University of Michigan degree without ever stepping on campus — joining a vast community of University of Michigan alumni in the process.

A History of Excellence

We have been at the forefront of distance education for over 80 years, including 25+ years of worldwide distance learning and more than a decade of providing high-quality, learner-centered online degrees. We were the first at U-M to offer online graduate learning and continue to build on that forward-thinking legacy.

Learner-Centered Innovation

Our leading-edge classroom technologies provide online students an engaging, immersive learning experience from anywhere in the world. Through dynamic lecture capture, lightboard studio technology, online-by-design courses, and more, Nexus is changing what it means to be a distance learner.

“I needed a degree with online delivery flexibility so that I could continue to work full time without any geographic restrictions...[The Master of Engineering] met that desire.”

- Online Master of Engineering Graduate