Rigorous Curriculum

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Practical analytical skills are built on a foundation of systems concepts through case-based instruction.  Read more…

1-Year Weekend Format

Students Collaborate

Two weeks in residence “bookend” twenty alternate Friday/Saturday weekends.  Start in May.  Graduate the following May!  Read more…

Outstanding Faculty

Outstanding Faculty

Courses are taught by top notch faculty from the School of Engineering and Darden School of Business.  Read more…

Extraordinary Classmates

Extraordinary Classmates

Relationships built through the program create professional networks that last a lifetime.  Read more…


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Recent Videos

Nathaniel Horner, UVa Accelerated Master's Program in Systems Engineering alumnus

Korey Mitchell, AMP '17, UVA Systems Engineering Departmental Ceremony

Prof. Greg Gerling, UVA Accelerated Master's Program in Systems Engineering


Posted March 13, 2018

Time to Apply!

The 19th AMP cohort begins on May 21, 2018. There is still time to apply for admission and to apply for education loans and G.I. Bill education benefits. Start your Official Application today. Email accmp@virginia.edu and we will send you instructions to expedite the admissions process.

Posted February 1, 2018

Dual Degree Option for Darden Students

Darden students can earn a master’s degree in systems engineering while completing their second year in the Darden MBA program through the Accelerated Master’s Program. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, see the information at the following link and fill out the Darden Student Interest Form (instead of the regular preliminary application form). You are invited to the AMP’s Open House on February 17, and the Class Visit Day on March 17.

Posted December 13, 2017

GRE waived for all AMP applicants

The GRE General Test is no longer a requirement for admission to the Accelerated Master’s Program in Systems Engineering. Candidates for admission who have taken the test may submit their scores to serve as an additional information point for the review committee to consider, but it is no longer a required part of the application.

Posted September 23, 2017

Visit the AMP

Come to Charlottesville and see the AMP in action on one of our class weekends. During your visit you will have the opportunity to observe class, meet faculty and the program manager, and talk with current students during breaks and meals. Class visits will be arranged for a mutually agreeable time and can be tailored to your interests and goals. Check out the current class schedule and then request a class visit online, or email accmp@virginia.edu.

Posted November 1, 2016

AMP Videos

Learn more about the Accelerated Master’s Program in Systems Engineering by watching a series of short (one- to two-minute) videos of AMP faculty, students, and alumni on the AMP Videos page.