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Graduate Degree Programs

The Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) offers an MS degree with two tracks; the Industrial Engineering (IE) track and the Systems Engineering (SE) track, as well as a PhD degree. MS degree applicants must indicate which track they are applying for on the application form. Note that the admission requirements for the two tracks are different. Brief descriptions of these programs are provided below; click on the program of your choice for more details. In addition, the ISyE program also offers a dual MS in ISyE and Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering focus) and an integrated BS in ME/MS in ISyE. Details can be found below.

PhD in ISyE

The PhD degree is a research intensive degree consisting of coursework and a doctoral thesis. Exceptional students may apply directly to the PhD program.

MS in ISyE - IE Track

Students studying for the MS in ISyE on the IE Track have three options for completing their degree: Plan A, B, or C. Plan A requires 20 course credits and a thesis. Plan B requires 30 course credits and a final project. Plan C requires 32 course credits and no thesis or final project.

MS in ISyE - SE Track

The MS - SE track is a 30-credit coursework only program. It has core curriculum of 14 credits that introduces students to the key elements of SE practice such as


Students can choose from a rich assortment of electives for the remaining 16 credits in order to achieve breadth in a variety of application areas. Examples include Health Informatics, Nano-Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Industrial Mathematics.

Dual MS in ISyE and Civil Eng (Transportation Engineering Focus)

The dual degree program provides students an opportunity to gain in-depth training and graduate credentials in both Industrial and Systems Engineering and Transportation Engineering. Transportation Engineering students utilize a variety of ISyE techniques, such as mathematical optimization, stochastic modeling, and queueing theory. Similarly, ISyE graduate students often work on transportation related issues in their research projects, e.g. vehicle routing and scheduling, logistics, modeling/evaluation of transportation policy issues, lifecycle costing, and design of complex systems. The dual degree program takes advantage of these synergies and offers interested students a chance to develop expertise in modeling techniques as well as detailed domain knowledge from a transportation engineering perspective.

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Please contact Dr. William Cooper.

 

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