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Industrial Engineering Sample Plan of Study

The IE master’s program offers a wide range of flexibility in course options. After you begin your studies at Purdue, an academic advisor will help you create a Plan of Study (POS) to best fit your educational needs and career goals. Every POS varies based on student interest, time, and course load.  Below are two example POS for the Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE). Your plan of study will vary based on your interests and needs. For more information, see MSIE Non-Thesis Degree.

Degree Objective:  MSIE - Non-Thesis
Degree:  MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING : NON-THESIS (MSIE)
Area of Specialization:  N/A
Expected Completion:  December 2015

Plan of Study Courses
CourseTitleCreditsSemester
IE 57000 MFG PROCESS ENGR 3 Fall 2013
IE 57700 HUMAN FACTORS IN ENGR 3 Fall 2013
IE 53300 IND APPLICATION STAT 3 Spring 2014
MSE 59700 LEAN MANUFACTURING 3 Spring 2014
IE 59000 FINANCIAL ENGINEERING 3 Summer 2014
IE 57900 DESIGN AND CONTROL OF PRODUCTION AND MAN 3 Fall 2014
IE 59000 INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMS ENGINEERING 3 Fall 2014
IE 53600 STOCHASTIC MODELS IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH 3 Spring 2015
IE 54600 ECONOMIC DECISIONS IN ENGINEERING 3 Spring 2015
STAT 51400 DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS 3 Fall 2015

 

Degree Objective:  MSIE - Non-Thesis
Degree:  MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING : NON-THESIS (MSIE)
Area of Specialization:  NO CONCENTRATION
Expected Completion:  December 2014

Plan of Study Courses
CourseTitleCreditsSemester
IE 59000 MATERIAL FLOW SYSTEMS PLANNING 3 Spring 2011
IE 59000 FINANCIAL ENGINEERING 3 Summer 2011
IE 53000 QUALITY CONTROL 3 Fall 2011
IE 59000 MANUFACTURING ECONOMICS 3 Spring 2012
IE 59000 APPLIED ERGONOMICS 3 Summer 2012
IE 58000 SYSTEMS SIMULATION 3 Fall 2012
IE 54600 ECONOMIC DECIS ENGR 3 Spring 2013
IE 53200 RELIABILITY 3 Fall 2013
IE 57400 IND ROBTC FLEXBL ASMBY 3 Spring 2014
BME 59500 PRECLINICAL AND CLINICAL STUDY DESIGN 3 Fall 2014