SET A.A.S. Degree

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At IDEA, we have solutions for all levels of individuals looking to start or expand careers in Model Based Systems Engineering.

Systems Engineering Technicians will be the anchor of the growing field of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). MBSE uses computer models to coordinate large-scale, complex engineering projects like NASA’s Mars Exploration Program. Your Systems Engineering Technology (SET) degree will give you the computer programming and database skills needed to build and maintain those models. Your role in maintaining the “single source of truth” will be pivotal in keeping the engineering teams on track and making progress.

IDEA has developed the nation’s first-ever SET program in a joint effort with Victory Solutions, Inc., Calhoun Community College, and Auburn University, under an agreement with the Department of Defense. This program will be the model for future SET programs around the country. 

Your SET coursework will also prepare you for these industry-recognized certifications:

  • CompTIA® Network+ and Security+
  • OCSMP Model User, Model Builder – Fundamental & Intermediate

These certifications will give you a solid foundation for your career.

SET Curriculum

Systems Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree

  • 2-Year Program for Systems Engineering Technicians
  • SysML® Modeling
  • Database Management
  • Systems Engineering Process & Concepts

Internships & Apprenticeships


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Systems Engineering Technology (SET)

2-Year Systems Engineering Technology Associate Degree

  • SysML® Modeling
  • Database Management
  • Systems Engineering Process & Concepts


Professional Education

  • MBSE 201 - Introduction to MBSE
    (8 Course Hours)
  • MBSE 301 - Basic MBSE Modeling
    (40 Course Hours)
  • MBSE 401 - Advanced MBSE Modeling
    (40 Course Hours)

Internships & Apprenticeships

IDEA seeks to work with students and industry leaders to place skilled workers, that are prepared for field and able to innovate.

Real world work opportunities in government & engineering organizations.

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