This program is designed with a fresh perspective to address the current needs of the industry for ensuring reliability of engineered products and services.
UPON APPLYING, PLEASE SELECT “ENGINEERING – ONLINE” AS THE MAJOR. THEREAFTER, PLEASE SELECT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AS THE SPECIALIZATION, IN YOUR STATEMENT OF PURPOSE PLEASE DESIGNATE YOUR INTENT TO APPLY FOR RELIABILITY ENGINEERING.
Degree: Master of Science in Engineering with a Certificate of Specialization in Reliability Engineering
Area Director: Professor Ali Mosleh –
The UCLA Reliability Engineering graduate program is designed with a fresh perspective that addresses the current needs of the industry for ensuring reliability of engineered products and services, but also anticipates future needs and pushes frontiers into the realms of machine learning, advanced prognostics and health monitoring, and advanced methods to tackle reliability of complex Cyber-Physical-Human (CPH) systems.
- At least nine courses are required (36 Units)
- A minimum of (5) graduate level courses are required (excluding ENGR 299 Capstone Project course)
- (5) core courses in Reliability Engineering
- (4) electives
- Meet Comprehensive Exam Requirement (please see requirements below)
- MECH&AE 174: Probability and Its Applications to Risk, Reliability, and Quality Control
- MAT SCI 298: Failure Mechanisms Fundamentals
- MAT SCI 261: Risk Analysis for Engineers and Scientists
- MAT SCI 298: Systems Prognostics and Health Management
- C&EE 298: Reliability Methods for Complex Systems
- MAT SCI 298: Human Reliability Analysis
- ENGR 201: Systems Engineering
- ENGR 202: Reliability, Maintainability and Supportability
- ENGR 205: Model-Based Systems Engineering
- ENGR 206: Engineering for Systems Assurance
Students can meet the Comprehensive Exam Requirement in two ways:
Choose (1 option below)
Take and Pass ENGR 299 Capstone Project course.
Take and pass three written exams for three different graduate level courses within the student’s area of specialization. The written exams are held concurrently with the final exam of the graduate level courses. Students may select which exams they would like to count towards the Comprehensive Exam requirement.
Students are expected to complete the degree within two academic years and one quarter, including two summer sessions. The maximum time allowed in this program is three academic years (nine quarters), excluding summer sessions.