Interdisciplinary Engineering, BS

The world's systems and challenges are becoming more complex than ever before and demand innovative ideas and solutions. Our online Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering will prepare you to meet these needs.

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Program Summary


Bachelor of Science

Program Length

2 years

Program Units


Cost Per Unit

$450 · Financial aid and scholarships available

Application Deadline

July 15 for Fall

Become an Innovative Systems Engineer

Interdisciplinary engineering or systems engineering combines skills and knowledge from several engineering fields and prepares people to work with both engineering and non-engineering groups.

Quality Bachelor's Degree

Our Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Engineering is located in our nationally-ranked SJSU Davidson College of Engineering. The courses are designed and taught by our renowned SJSU faculty, which means that you will earn the same quality degree as all of our SJSU graduates and have the same opportunity to proudly cross the stage during your SJSU commencement ceremony.

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Convenient Program Structure

We know that you're balancing several priorities, so we've designed this program to provide you with the flexibility you need to complete your bachelor's degree.

  • Apply for a fall semester start.

  • Maximize the number of credits you transfer to minimize your time to completion.

  • Enroll in classes year-round during five, eight-week terms.

  • Participate in classes on your own time, as well as during scheduled weeknights and weekends.

  • Engage with your faculty and classmates on a regular basis.

Due to curriculum shifts, this program will begin in fall 2023. To ensure that you submit a successful application, please review the transfer requirements and contact our enrollment team in advance.

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Valuable Learning Experiences

Our courses will equip you with an interdisciplinary understanding of multiple engineering disciplines and learning experiences. Our curriculum covers three areas - engineering management and statistical quality engineering, applied computing, and innovation and law. All three areas are applicable to a wide range of engineering and business practices, provide the skills and knowledge that serve existing and emerging technologies, and can provide a competitive advantage for students interested in opportunities in Interdisciplinary Engineering.

  • Learn how to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  • Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  • Function effectively as a team member to provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

Diverse Career Outcomes

Through exposure to content areas such as data structures and algorithms, engineering management, and introduction to intellectual property and patents law, you will develop a broad perspective of engineering that can lead to a wide range of careers.

More Career Outcomes

With SJSU Online, you can – and you will.

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Prepare to Begin Fall 2023

Our application cycle for the Fall 2023 term will be open from March 1, 2023 until July 15, 2023. This program has specific transfer requirements, so be sure to connect with our enrollment team in advance to meet program prerequisites, and prepare and submit a successful application.

Career Possibilities

Interdisciplinary engineering is a growing field and can be applied to a wide range of employment opportunities that require engineering skills and knowledge. Take a look at some of the top sectors, top companies, and examples of job titles of our alumni, according to LinkedIn.

Top Sectors

  • Arts and design

  • Business development

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Information technology

  • Operations

  • Project management

  • Quality assurance

  • Research

  • Sales

Top Companies

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Apple

  • Applied Materials

  • Cisco

  • Google

  • Intel

  • Intuitive

  • Lockheed Martin

  • Oracle

  • SJSU

Job Titles

  • Customer success architect

  • Financial analyst

  • Office of sustainability director

  • Operations manager

  • Production engineer

  • Project manager

  • Research and development engineer

  • Senior IT manager

  • Software engineer

  • Technology planning and strategy vice president

Join our Spartan Alumni Network

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By completing your bachelor's degree with SJSU Online, you will also become part of our extensive network of more than 275,000 SJSU alumni who are located throughout the Bay Area, across the United States, and around the world. According to LinkedIn, more than 2000 of those alumni have studied interdisciplinary engineering.

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