Earn a Master’s From a Top 10-Ranked Program
Whom It’s For
The online master’s degree program is for working professional engineers focused on gaining new skills, enhancing job performance or advancing their careers in the field of industrial engineering.
As an online master's degree student in industrial engineering at Purdue, you'll engage with world-class faculty in a consistently top 5-ranked Master of Science in industrial engineering program. You'll join the ranks of industry's most successful, innovative leaders. And you'll gain the knowledge and expertise it takes to enhance work environments and improve systems, processes and productivity at companies worldwide.
You must be a graduate of an ABET-accredited or equivalent engineering curriculum with at least one semester of calculus-based statistics equivalent to Purdue's STAT 511. You must apply and be admitted to the online Industrial Engineering graduate program. You will register and take all your classes through Engineering Professional Education (ProEd) distance learning program.
No preset Master of Science in Industrial Engineering plan of study is required, and both non-thesis and thesis options are available. With a faculty committee, you will form an online plan that fits your overall goals and aspirations. Both thesis and non-thesis online programs require a minimum of 30 hours of coursework, a total of 10 classes. Distance learning courses are offered in these areas*
* - Some areas listed may be under development and not yet available at a distance.
- Computational Engineering
- Human Factors Engineering and Human-Computer Systems
- Manufacturing Processes and Precision Engineering
- Production Systems Design
- Automation and Control
- Mathematical Programming and Combinatorial Optimization
- Engineering Statistics
- Stochastic Processes
- Computer Simulation
Delivery Format Options
Industrial engineering distance learning gradate classes are made available primarily through streaming video over the Internet and downloadable MPEG-4 files.
Purdue Industrial Engineering