Dual Degree MSE/MS+MBA Curriculum Requirements


Receive a Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) or Master of Science (MS) in Interdisciplinary Engineering from Purdue University followed by the Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Indiana University.  

The Purdue Interdisciplinary Engineering Degrees require 30 credit hours total with 24 credits from Purdue courses and 6 credits from IU, which will populate on the Purdue plan of study as transfer courses. The Dual Degree program will encompass 60 credits total. IU offers further details on their plan of study for the MBA portion of the program on their website. 

Dual Degree MSE/MS + MBA – Purdue Degree Requirements 

Required Bridge Area Courses (12 hours) 

_____ Economics (3 hours) 

_____ Operations (3 hours) 

_____ Information Technology (3 hours) 

_____ Quantitative Analysis (3 hours) 

Remaining Credits (18 hours) 

Total: 30 Credit Hours 

A minimum of 18 credits hours must be engineering (ENGR) courses. The remaining 12 credits can be a combination of more ENGR courses, IU courses, elective courses (MA, STAT, GRAD) or other approved reviewed options. One optional concentration may be incorporated. 

Your Purdue plan of study (POS) must include one course (3 hours) from each bridge area. A maximum of two IU courses (6 hours) can be applied to the program as a whole and may only come from the available IU course options below. 

* IU course options 


BUKD C530  Economics for Managers* (Fall & Spring) 
IE 54500  Engineering Economic Analysis 
IE 54600  Economic Decisions in Engineering 
IE 59000  Manufacturing Economics (not currently offered) 


BUKD C580  Operations Management* (Winter, Spring & Summer) 
IE 57000  Manufacturing Processes Engineering 
IE 57400  Industrial Robotics & Flexible Assembly 
IE 57900  Design and Control of Production and Manufacturing Systems 
IE 58000  Systems Simulation 
ME 55300  Product and Process Design 
ME 55700  Design for Manufacturability (requires 3 on-campus, Saturday labs) 
MSE 59700   Lean Manufacturing 

Information Technology 

BUKD C522  Information Technology * (Fall & Winter) 
ECE 54700  Introduction to Computer Communication Networks 
ECE 59500  Intro to Data Mining 

Quantitative Analysis 

BUKD C520  Quantitative Analysis* (Fall, Spring & Summer) 
IE 53000  Quality Control (or as STAT 51300
IE 53300  Industrial Application of Statistics 
MA 52700  Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists I 
MA 52800  Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists II 
STAT 51100  Statistical Methods 
STAT 51300  Quality Control (or as IE 53000) 
STAT 51400  Design of Experiments 
STAT 51600  Basic Probability and Applications 
STAT 51700  Statistical Inference 

Other Indiana Courses Approved as Electives for Purdue Plan of Study

BUKD C550   Law and Ethics in Business (Winter & Spring)* 
BUKD C561  The US in a Global Economy (Fall, Spring & Summer)* 

The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements. This website is a knowledge source for specific requirements and completion.