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MS in Cyber-Physical Systems (Internet of Things Concentration)

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Where They Work 
GE Aviation 
Raytheon 
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Bose Corporation 
IBM 

What They Do 
Engineering 
Operations 
Business Development 
Program and Project Management 
Entrepreneurship 

One of the first programs of its kind in the country, the Master of Science degree in Cyber Physical Systems (MS-CPS) with an Internet of Things (IoT) concentration offers you the opportunity to kickstart your education and invest in major career growth opportunities in one of the technology industry’s greatest areas of future growth. The program prepares our graduates for a world of connected devices.

This innovative multidisciplinary program is designed to meet the demand for a new kind of specialist, one who can engineer new interactive services, acquire, fuse, and process the data collected from sensors, actuators, controllers, and other devices, and develop architectures to interconnect these elements as part of larger, more diverse systems.

It is expected that careers in this rapidly evolving area will encompass industry sectors including energy, healthcare, transportation, infrastructure, and manufacturing. Graduates will have an understanding of the range of internet of things technologies, architectures, and solutions applicable to different domains, and will have the opportunity to develop skills and advanced knowledge in areas such as data analytics, security, internet of things architecture, and distributed application development.

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