The department offers the Master of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Industrial and Management Engineering. Both degrees require a minimum of 30 credit hours. The Master of Science degree requires a thesis. The Master of Engineering degree is a non-thesis option. In general, all applicants to the IME master’s programs must take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
To complete the Master’s degree requirements, students must include a minimum of 24 credits from the list of approved Industrial and Management Engineering courses for the master’s program. The courses selected may include the two required prerequisite courses listed below but must simultaneously define an adviser-approved, application-focused concentration area, (e.g., manufacturing logistics, optimization, complex systems modeling, etc.). A minimum of 50% of credit hours in the plan of study must be at the 6000 level or higher.
Prerequisite requirements for the master’s programs include the following courses or their equivalents: