Mission Analysis & Engineering Certificate Online

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Batten College of Engineering & Technology
  • Department of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Mission Engineering combines systems engineering (SoSE) tools and practices with the tactical insights of operational planning. You'll report findings through investigations, analysis, exercises, experimentation, and systems engineering. These identify operational needs that can assist specific programmatic guidance

In this certificate program, you'll learn the difficulties of working with complex, socio-technical systems, or system of systems. You will hone your planning, decision-making, and execution skills to work in transformational environments.

You may be able to apply the courses in this certificate towards an ODU graduate degree in engineering or a related discipline.

This certificate is designed with Navy requirements in mind as driven by operational needs.

You will learn to integrate the Fleet, Technology, and Acquisition communities to create advances in war-fighting capabilities across mission areas.

Course selections can also be customized for other areas of focus.

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    • 12 credit hours

    You'll take a total of four courses from the department of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering: one core course and three electives.

    You may be able to apply the courses in this certificate towards an ODU graduate degree in engineering or related discipline.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

    • Mission Analysis/Engineer
    • Engineering/Science Analyst
  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $599 per credit hour*
    Out-of-state Students
    $623 per credit hour

    Rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change.
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.

  • To apply, you must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution. Those whose native language is not English must submit a minimum score of 230 on the computer-based TOEFL or 80 on the TOEFL iBT.