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 
 

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

 

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

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