Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

The #1 ranked online Master of Science in Industrial Engineering is designed for professionals to obtain your professional goals in topic areas such as human factors engineering, manufacturing systems, production systems engineering, and more.

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Become an industry leader in industrial engineering.

Ranked #1 by U.S. News and Work Report, 2024, the online Master of Science in Industrial Engineering offers professionals a flexible non-thesis plan of study to build around their goals and schedule.

After you begin your studies at Purdue, an academic advisor will help you create a plan of study.

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The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering offers students field defining innovation and research, excellence at scale and affordable tuition. Choosing to earn a Master of Science in Industrial engineering increases your employment opportunities and skill set – such as decision making, systems engineering, operation, and oral and written communication. Alumni have also self-report earning 15% or more than their peers with a Bachelor’s degree.

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21 Credit Hours of IE Courses

9 Credit hours graduate-level courses work from either industrial engineering or related area. Pre-approved areas listed below:

Please visit the nonthesis master’s plan of study requirements for further detail.

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$1,139 per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$1,459 per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

30 total credit hours

Domestic students and permanent residents may qualify for the following types of financial aid:

Career Outcomes

Unique Job Postings
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Top Job Titles

  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Quality Engineers
  • Site Reliability Engineers
  • Project Engineers

Top Industries

  • Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Engineering Services

Source: LightcastTM (2023). Unique job postings for July 2022-2023. Projected growth for years 2023-2033.

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