MS in Engineering, Industrial Engineering Concentration On Campus

2018 Best Online Colleges for Value Master's Industrial Engineering SR Education GroupThe master’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering concentration earned the number 12 ranking in the nation for the “2018 Best Online Colleges for Value” from the SR Education Group.

Course Schedule

Master of Science in Engineering (Industrial Engineering Concentration) Two-Year Tentative Schedule by Quarter

Course Winter 2019 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021
ENGR 510: Introduction to Engineering & Science Research Methods *       *       *
ENGR 589A: Professional Development Seminar *       *       *
ENGR 592: Engineering Computational Methods *       *       *
INEN 502: Operations Research Methods *   *   *   *   *
INEN 504: Simulation       **       **  
INEN 505: Manufacturing and Operations Analysis *   *   *   *   *
INEN 507: Engineering Administration   **   **   **   **  
INEN 509: Economics and Decision Making *   *   *   *   *
INEN 511: Facilities Planning       *       *  
INEN 512: Reliability Engineering     **            
INEN 514 Statistical Analysis for Six Sigma   *   *   *   *  
INEN 515: Logistics Planning             **    
INEN 518: Project Management ** **   ** ** **   ** **
INEN 520: Six Sigma Design Project       **       **  
INEN 566: Six Sigma and Quality Control *   *   *   *   *
STAT 506: Regression Analysis **       **       **
STAT 507: Design and Analysis of Experiments   **       **      
STAT 510: Advanced Statistics for Quality Improvement   **       **      
STAT 520: Theory of Probability       **       **  
STAT 521: Theory of Statistics **       **       **

* Core Courses
** Elective Courses

ETM-MBA-MSE Comparison Chart

Comparison between the MS in Engineering and Technology Management, Master of Business Administration and MS in Engineering

Expectation Engineering & Technology Management MBA MS in Engineering
Learning Opportunities Enhances technical and business management skills Enhanced managerial skills in all core Enhanced technical skills
Curriculum 33 hours, online and on campus, all coursework (no thesis). Engineering Management Curriculum 30 hours (no concentration) 36 hours (concentration), online and on campus, all coursework (no thesis).MBA 30 hours with thesis, 36 hours with no thesis, on campus. MS‐Engineering Curriculum
Undergraduate Education Engineering, engineering technology and science degrees preferred. Other majors accepted if the applicant has technical work experience. Acceptance based on GPA and GRE. Open to all majors, including engineering. Admission decision based on GMAT or GRE, and undergraduate GPA BS degree in engineering required. Acceptance by GRE, or combination of GRE and GPA.
Duration 1‐2 years 1‐2 years 2 years
Work Experience Designed for engineers desiring advancement or skill enhancement in technically oriented business or engineering fields at any time in career. Designed or individuals in all industries desiring managerial advancement, at any time in a career. Designed for engineers desiring advancement or skill enhancement in technical fields early in career.
Student Career Goals Technical management and executive focused Managerial/executive advancement Research, consulting, academic, PE
Value Competitive value in more technical environment, and completion with certificates, Professional Engineers, and vast experience Widely recognized as providing essential managerial preparation for career advancement, across industries. Field-specific, desirable abilities
Growth Potential Ability to lead manufacturing or service facilities, improve innovation, and secure future technology Ability to analyze business problems, develop solutions, and manage/grow successful businesses. Ability to manage large scale designs and projects
Leadership Diverse functional teams, action/reaction, accountability, project management, direct delegation Accountability, business ethics, team building/management, domestic and global perspectives. Focus teams, design approvals, direct delegation
Progression Ability to adapt to changing technological and business innovation associated with technological environments Ability to lead and adapt to innovation, applicable to multiple business environments Ability to adapt to changing technology and diverse teams
Faculty College of Engineering and Science College of Business College of Engineering and Science