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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Engineering, M.S.I.E.

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College: Engineering
Department: Industrial and Management Systems Engineering

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The department participates in the College’s M.S.E. majors. The department offers advanced degrees in areas of study pertinent to the design, evaluation, and operation of a variety of industrial systems, ranging from the analysis of public systems, to the service industry, to the operation of manufacturing concerns. Course topics and research opportunities include engineering analytics, production planning, production control, facilities design, applied engineering statistics, quality control and reliability, operations research, engineering economic analysis, human factors engineering, productivity analysis, manufacturing systems, robotics, automation, and computer applications.The department has advanced laboratory facilities that support class projects and research in microcomputer applications, computer-aided design and manufacturing, flexible automation, quality control, and applications in robotics.

Admission Information

Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

  • An undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering or a related field with a strong background in mathematics with a 3.00/4.00 GPA; non engineering degrees will be required to take supplemental undergraduate courses
  • GRE Required
  • Three letters of reference
  • Statement of purpose including evidence of research potential

Curriculum Requirements

Total Minimum Hours: 30 credit hours minimum

  • Core Requirements - 9 Credit Hours
  • Electives - 15 Credit Hours
  • Thesis Option - 6 Credit Hours minimum
  • Non-Thesis Option - 6 Credit Hours General Electives minimum

Required Core Courses (9 Credit Hours)

IE Elective Courses (15 Credit Hours)

General Elective Courses

In addition, students can choose electives fromother department and/or non-departmental courses, with the approval of major advisor or graduate director.Contact the department for information.Also visit

Any College of Engineering 5000+ level course, including IMSE courses, except for the courses listed as IE elective courses above. Examples include:

Comprehensive Exam

Thesis (6 Credit Hours)

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