Why Choose a Professional Master's in Industrial Engineering?

  • Enhanced Employment Opportunities: 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.
  • Increased Earning Potential. Our alumni self-report that Purdue PMP graduates earn 20% to 140% more than their peers with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Hands-on experience working with multiple Fortune 500 companies
  • Guidance and coaching from faculty with 30 years of global industrial senior management experience
  • 10 month capstone projects; learn valuable business consulting skills over the course of the project
  • Direct connections with corporate hiring managers, providing potential opportunities for employment


Recent Graduates of PMP

  • Pathways Operations Manager (2), Amazon
  • Technical Program Manager, Tesla Gigafactory
  • Industrial Engineer, Albertsons Companies, Inc.
  • Functional Area Manufacturing Engineer (2), Intel Corporation
  • Product Engineer, ZF Friedrichshafen
  • Global Supply Chain Planner, Micron Technology
  • Associate Solution Engineer, Salesforce
  • Operation Manager II, Applied Materials
  • Supply Chain Engineer (Consultant), Arvato Bertelsmann
  • Process Engineer II, DISH Network
  • Sr. Associate Product Manager, o9 Solutions
  • Associate in Decision Science at Axtria
  • Air Force Engineer, Singapore Armed Forces