The Purdue Industrial Engineering (IE) undergraduate program is ranked #2 in the nation (2021) and our graduate program is consistently ranked in the top ten in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
What is industrial engineering? IEs contribute to sectors as diverse as manufacturing, finance, aviation, food, oil, services, energy, government, and health care. Are you ready to join one of the premier industrial engineering programs in the world? Get started here!
Industrial engineers design, analyze, and manage complex human-integrated systems such as manufacturing systems, supply chain networks, and service systems.
We offer advanced courses and conduct research in human factors and ergonomics, optimization and simulation, manufacturing and materials, and production and service systems.
The online graduate industrial engineering program at Purdue University is ranked #1 among online industrial engineering master’s programs by U.S. News & World Report. The online master’s program features flexible plans of study with a format that allows you to study where you are.