Mar 26, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 

Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Industrial and Systems Engineering Program Information

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers the Master of Engineering degree, the Master of Science degree, the Engineer degree, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree. Complete descriptions of the minimum requirements for the M.E., M.S., Engineer, and Ph.D. degrees are provided in the Graduate Degrees  section of this catalog.

Master of Science (M.S.) Program

Admission to the Master of Science program is open to students with an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, quantitative management, or similar field. The M.S. degree does not require a thesis, although a student interested in pursuing research or possibly continuing their education beyond a master’s degree is encouraged to write one.

Master of Engineering (M.E.) Program

Students seeking admission to the Master of Engineering program must have a bachelor’s degree from an ABET-accredited curriculum or have taken sufficient articulation course work to meet the minimum requirements specified by ABET. The M.E. degree does not require a thesis and is generally considered a terminal degree.

Ph.D. Program

The doctoral program in Industrial and Systems Engineering focuses on operations research (linear, integer, nonlinear, and stochastic programming, combinatorial and global optimization, and stochastic processes) with applications in areas such as health care, supply chain management, data mining, transportation, financial engineering, security, and manufacturing management.

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Degrees Offered with a Major in Industrial and Systems Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy

without a concentration

concentration in Quantitative Finance

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Industrial and Systems Engineering Courses

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