Professional Master's Program

Highly Ranked #8 Graduate Industrial Engineering Program (U.S. News & World Report
World Class Faculty 2 NAE members among IE Faculty (NAE)
Cutting Edge 17,000 Square Feet of Lab Space in Gateway Facility (plus lab space in GRIS, FLEX, and POTR
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Program Highlights!

The Professional Master’s Program (PMP) provides graduate-level technical education, with a focus on professional skills development that meets the needs of globally dispersed industrial enterprises.

The program provides students with the technical skills they would acquire in a traditional master’s program, but also develops skills needed in industry, such as leadership and management skills, professional communications, client engagement skills, and managing projects.

  • Flexible MSIE Study Plan!
  • Finish in 9 months or up to 24 months.
  • Multiple Industry Sponsored Capstone Projects: Up to 1 year combined internship and co-op experience.
  • Advanced IE Courses: 21 Credits + Professional Consulting Training.
  • Connections with Corporate Executives and Senior Management!
  • Opportunity to receive PMP Outstanding Award

Purdue engineers have an interest in changing the world, making an impact in their communities, and doing meaningful work. Strong leadership characteristics, ingenuity, adaptability, critical thinking, problem solving skills, and technical proficiency are among the main competencies that our students gain. Purdue engineering is dedicated to helping students attain the skills and attributes needed to succeed in this rapidly-changing global economy.

IE Graduate Office


Grissom Hall
315 N. Grant St
West Lafayette, IN 47907


Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Professional Master's Program Director

Ben Fong, PhD, PE

Associate Professor of Practice