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Industrial Engineering (MEN)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering (MEN)

Major: IE

Degree: MEN

Unit: Speed School of Engineering (SS)

Department: Industrial Engineering

Students admitted to Graduate Studies will pursue the degree Master of Engineering with specialization in the field of Industrial Engineering. The objective of this program is to build upon the B.S. program requirements to provide qualified students with more educational breadth and depth in the field.

The breadth component is achieved by a fifteen semester hour set of core courses which builds upon the general knowledge gained in the undergraduate program. The program of study culminates in a six semester hour thesis or a 3 semester hour project. The course requirements for both the breadth and depth components are specified below.

 

Graduate Studies

Courses Hours
IE 581, 630, 640, 650, 657 15
IE Electives 9

Thesis Alternative - IE 6971
or
Non-Thesis Alternative - IE 6992, IE Elective

6
Total 30

1 A regularly enrolled full-time student is required to select both an approved M.Eng. thesis topic and the members of the thesis committee during the summer semester of the final Departmental Studies semester.

2 A regularly enrolled full-time student is required to select both an approved M.Eng. project topic and project advisor during the summer semester of the final Departmental Studies semester.

 

Total Hours
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering 132
Graduate Studies 30
Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering 162

 

Master of Science Program in Industrial Engineering
The Department also offers a program leading to the Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. This program is available to persons who have an adequate background in mathematics, physics, and the use of computers, but who do not have a baccalaureate degree in engineering, or who have a baccalaureate degree in an engineering discipline other than Industrial Engineering. Persons having a baccalaureate degree in Industrial Engineering from another institution may also find the Master of Science degree more appropriate. Students interested in the Master of Science degree program should consult the Graduate Catalog or the Chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering.

 

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering
The Department also offers the Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering. Students interested in the Ph.D. program should consult the Graduate Catalog or the Chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering.

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