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How To Get One

Universities interested in getting their programs recognized for future graduates should follow the steps listed and linked to this web page. Students in these programs will be able to bypass the knowledge exam on their path to becoming an Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP). 

Administrative Requirements 

  1. Organization is a paying member of the INCOSE Academic Council or local INCOSE chapter equivalent.[]
  2. INCOSE SE Handbook is required material in courses []
  3. Program has a current INCOSE CSEP or ESEP affiliated
  4. Students get high marks (definition varies by program) in all required courses
  5. Applies to students who start the required courses after the equivalency is granted to those courses 

Technical Requirements

  1. University documents their verification methods for student success against the INCOSE knowledge exam learning objectives
  2. Submit the completed learning objectives spreadsheet [linked] to
  3. Submit additional supporting information as requested by the Certification Advisory Group
    1. May include course test questions, scoring rubrics, and course syllabi 

Equivalency Mapping Template 

  1. Submit the completed learning objectives spreadsheet to