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Systems Technology

Master of Science in Systems Technology

The online Master of Science in Systems Technology is designed for students who work in a broad range of industries, including energy, manufacturing, chemical production, construction and maintenance services. Perfect for the industrial technology major, this master’s program will equip students with advanced problem-solving skills and cutting-edge tools to develop solutions to complex systems problems in these industries. Graduates of the industrial technology online degree program will be prepared to pursue upper and mid-level technical and managerial roles.

Students can select from either a 30-hour thesis or a 33-hour project option. Both options for this systems technology program require completion of a 12-hour core and 12 elective hours. The 30-hour thesis option will be completed with 6 hours of thesis, and the 33-hour project will be completed with 3-6 hours of project courses and additional departmental elective(s.)  All students must pass a final examination and defense of the student’s thesis or project.

This systems technology degree program is administered through the Department of Industrial Technology housed in the UL Lafayette College of Engineering.

  • UL Lafayette is the only university in the Southern region that offers a M.S. in Systems Technology.
  • Students can continue to work full time — coursework is delivered online via the UL Lafayette Moodle Learning Management System
  • Curriculum offers a 30-hour thesis or a 33-hour project option