MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
The program is structured to fit individual student interests and career objectives. Thesis and non-thesis options are available. Program graduates can look forward to career opportunities at higher levels of responsibility and remuneration. These include jobs at a variety of levels in manufacturing and service-related industries.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
Program graduates can look forward to career opportunities at higher levels of responsibility and compensation. The specific career path objectives of the individual may be met by focusing the electives and optional thesis or project. Master’s degree candidates will work with their academic advisors to tailor all elective course work.
IDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING: ACCELERATED
The accelerated master’s degree program allows undergraduate students in the industrial and entrepreneurial engineering program an opportunity to complete the requirements for the master’s degree at an accelerated pace. Students may choose to pursue a master’s degree in industrial engineering under either the thesis option or the non-thesis option.
The accelerated master’s degree program allows undergraduate students in the industrial and entrepreneurial engineering program an opportunity to complete the requirements for the master’s degree at an accelerated pace.
More information on the degrees in industrial engineering and engineering management can be found in the graduate catalog.
Graduate student handbook, "Fun Facts to Keep on Track"
For more information about the IEE & EM masters programs contact:
Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336-USA
Phone: (269) 276-3350
Opportunities for industrial engineers continue to grow with the rapid expansion of the service and
information sectors of the economy. Graduates of the program have taken positions with higher levels of responsibility and remuneration. Areas of opportunity include:
• Advanced computer-integrated manufacturing
• Analysis and design of experiments
• Engineering management
• Ergonomics and human factors
• Facilities planning and design
• Financial and cost analysis
• Operations research
• Project management
• Reliability engineering
• Simulation modeling
• Total-quality management