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DEGREE Industrial Engineering, BS

Majoring in industrial engineering

As an industrial and systems engineer, you’ll make things better! As an industrial engineering major, you’ll focus on improving goods and services, and making them more cost-effective and of greater value to people, industries and society. And once you graduate, you can apply your industrial engineering training in almost every industry. There are industrial engineers in banks, hospitals, government at all levels, transportation, construction, processing, social services, electronics, facilities design, manufacturing, warehousing, healthcare and more!

At a glance

Industrial and systems engineering department

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faculty scholarly productivity index
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undergraduate ranking among public universities
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graduate ranking among public universities

Program and Degree Information

View the Undergraduate Guide for information on requirements, four-year plans and more.

Industrial and systems engineering news

Our faculty are leading the way in education and cutting edge research in areas that span decision sciences and operation, health and human factors, and manufacturing.

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