Industrial Engineering, MS

for the Master of Science in Industrial Engineering


 The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering offers the non-thesis option in the Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in an online delivery format. Requirements mirror those for the on-campus non-thesis delivery format; see below. For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Graduate Programs Web site and the Graduate College Handbook

This degree program can be completed with or without a thesis; either on campus or online, the requirements are listed below:

Thesis Option

IE 599Thesis Research (min-max applied toward the degree)8
IE 590Seminar (registration for 0 hours every term while in residence)0
Elective courses – chosen in consultation with advisor (subject to Other Requirements and Conditions below)24
Total Hours32

Other Requirements

Other Requirements and conditions may overlap
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours applied toward the degree, 8 of which must be IE.
A maximum of 4 hours of IE 597 (or other approved independent study) may be applied toward the elective course work requirement.
Minimum GPA: 3.0
 

Non-Thesis Option

IE 590Seminar (registration for 0 hours every term while in residence)0
IE 597Independent Study (4 hours)4
Elective courses – chosen in consultation with advisor (subject to Other Requirements and Conditions below)32
Total Hours36

Other Requirements

Other Requirements and conditions may overlap
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours applied toward the degree, 8 of which must be IE.
Departmental approval is required to pursue the non-thesis option, for students terminating their studies with the M.S. degree.
For students in the non-thesis option, 4 hours of IE 597 are required (4 hours maximum allowed towards the M.S. degree), because each student must show evidence of the ability to do independent research.
Minimum GPA: 3.0