Financial Aid

Systems Engineering and Management students needing assistance with funding tuition may apply for long-term student loans (grants and scholarships are not available for Executive Education Programs).

More information is available via the UT Dallas Financial Aid Office or by emailing the Executive Education Financial Services Manager, Paula Baxter or by calling her at (972) 883-4114.

Looking for a Great College Value? Consider the UT Dallas Systems Engineering and Management Program
Are you an engineer or high-tech business manager? Perhaps you desire an effective way to advance in your career. Going back to school is one avenue that you can explore.
The University of Texas at Dallas offers its Systems Engineering and Management degree and certificate programs that provide a cutting-edge educational alternative for people like you who need to keep up with present duties while pursuing new career objectives.

Did you know: The program offers an Executive format master’s degree as well as certificate options designed to benefit seasoned engineers, managers and recent graduates.
Noted for its academic rigor and flexibility, the SEM program allows you to pursue either a certificate or a master’s degree in Traditional or Executive format, including:
The Executive Master’s program allows you to fit a Systems Engineering and Management degree or graduate certificate in with your busy schedule. You can attend classes in four-hour sessions, held on alternate Friday evenings and on Saturdays.
The Traditional Master’s program offers a way to pursue the degree by attending regular weekday classes. Qualified undergraduates can use the Fast-Track program to gain credit toward the master’s degree.
We invite you to visit the Program Overview page and our Alumni page to discover more about the Systems Engineering and Management program.

About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas offers 133 degree programs and is in pursuit of Tier One national research university status. UT Dallas’ more than 50 research centers conduct research activities in the fields of nanotechnology, behavioral and brain sciences, space science, bioengineering and cybersecurity.

General UT Dallas Financial Aid Information

There are sources of aid to help you cover the costs of your education. They can be categorized as either federal or private. Private loans are available to students who enter the program seeking only a graduate certificate and not a degree. Federal loans are available to students who enter UT Dallas as a graduate student.

Private Loans

There are several sources of private-based long-term educational loans that are issued based on the credit-worthiness of the borrower for those who are enrolled as a graduate certificate student. For more information on loans and how to compare them, click here.

Federal Loans

MS SEM degree-seeking students may borrow through the Federal Student Loan Programs (Stafford and Graduate Plus). The Federal Stafford Loan maximum academic year limit is $20,500 and is a guaranteed loan. The Graduate Plus Loan is limited to the cost of attendance minus other financial aid and is a creditworthy loan.

To apply for federal student aid, you must submit one form, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Often, UT Dallas will also use the information from this form in awarding private loans. Application is done electronically through the FAFSA. You must first apply for a PIN (Personal Identification Number), which you will need in order to sign your FAFSA electronically, correct any information after you get your FAFSA results, and access your aid history online. Your UT Dallas school code is 009741.

UT Dallas Financial Aid Contact

The UT Dallas Financial Aid staff serves as the liaison between the lender and the student once the student has applied for the loan. Please contact the designated UT Dallas financial aid counselor for Executive Education, Paula Baxter, or call her at (972) 883-4114.

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