You’ve worked hard to gain the skills and education needed to become proficient in systems engineering. Now take that investment to the next level by earning certification as a Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) from the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).

INCOSE is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to share, promote and advance the practice of systems engineering across the globe. With more than 8,000 members, INCOSE is considered the world’s authority on Systems Engineering, with more than 50 chapters worldwide, and more than 70 organizations from industry, academia and government that are active members of its Corporate Advisory Board. Learn more about Personalized Application and Exam Assistance with WPI

WPI is one of only six INCOSE university partners across the globe to provide application guidance and exam preparation to their students. Current and former WPI systems engineering students are eligible to receive personalized consultation and assistance with the application process from our Director of Systems Engineering. Learn more and register in time to prepare for the next exam.


SEP certification is a formal, independent assessment that allows you to demonstrate competency in specified systems engineering areas, and enjoy a standard of recognition for your attainment of knowledge, education and experience. Benefits of obtaining SEP certification from INCOSE include: Formally recognizes your systems engineering capabilities Serves as a discriminator that can aid in obtaining your next job Provides a competitive career advantage Connects you to a network of professional systems engineering colleagues Offers a portable designation recognized across the industry