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 Information

Program Format

8-week courses, 5 terms year-round

Program Length

2 years, 60 units

Cost Per Unit

$450 · Financial aid and scholarships available

Application Deadline

Not accepting applications at this time

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.

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.

Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admission to this program, applicants must fulfill our general SJSU Online requirements and must have completed at least 27 transfer units of math and science courses and at least 12 units of engineering courses. Visit the Interdisciplinary Engineering catalog webpage for a full list of the required transfer courses and contact our Enrollment Counseling team if you have any admissions questions or would like support with completing your application.

Valuable Learning Experiences

Our curriculum covers three areas - engineering management and statistical quality engineering, applied computing, and innovation and law. All three areas provide the skills and knowledge that serve existing and emerging technologies and 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.

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

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Advance Your Career

Interdisciplinary engineering is a growing field and can be applied to a wide range of employment opportunities that require engineering skills and knowledge.

Interdisciplinary Engineers in the Bay Area earn an average annual salary of $97,000 and an upper range of $185,000, according to Zip Recruiter.

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

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