Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

The Industrial Engineering program is based in advanced studies focused on:

  • Operations research
  • Optimization
  • supply chain management
  • Financial engineering
  • Quality and reliability engineering
  • Production management

All with the aim to advance modeling, simulation, analysis, and decision making for complex engineering systems.

Requirements for Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program:

  • 32 graduate hours for the thesis option
    • 24 hours of formal graded coursework
      • 12 hours must be at the 500 level with 8 of these hours in Industrial Engineering
      • No more than 8 hours of IE 599 credit can be applied towards the degree
    • 8 hours of IE 599
  • 36 graduate hours for the non-thesis option is also available upon consent of the advisor and approval by departmental petition
    • 32 hours of formal graded coursework
      • 12 hours must be at the 500 level with 8 of these hours in Industrial Engineering
    • 4 hours of IE 597−Independent Study (4 hours maximum allowed towards the MS degree)

Continuous registration is required in IE 590−Graduate Seminar, throughout the Master’s program.

A Computational Science and Engineering option is available with this degree program.