Integrated Vehicle Systems Engineering

Program Overview 

The 100% online integrated vehicle systems engineering (INTV) concentration offers an area of specialization for students in the Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) / Master of Science (MS) degree. This program was created for professionals who wish to build a competitive edge in a wide variety of industries. As a student in this program, you will focus heavily on vehicle systems topics and technical knowledge. Purdue University's online graduate engineering program is consistently ranked among the top three online programs by U.S. News and World Report, 2024 

Course Topical Areas: 

Systems and Concepts Optimization
Design and Control Vehicle Subsystems
Performance Prediction Machine Design

Degree Requirements with the Integrated Vehicle Systems Engineering Concentration

The Interdisciplinary Engineering (MSE or MS) degree requires a total of 30 credit hours with at least 18 credits of Purdue, graduate level, engineering courses. The integrated vehicle systems engineering (INTV) concentration must be completed within these degree requirements. 

Choose 5 courses equal to 15 credit hours:

AAE 51400 Intermediate Aerodynamics  AAE 55000 Multidisciplinary Design Optimization  AAE 55200 Nondestructive Evaluation of Structures and Materials 
AAE 55400 Fatigue of Structures and Materials  CE 59700 Global Sustainable Engineering  ECE 58000 Optimization Methods for Systems & Control 
ECE 60600 Solid State Devices  ECE 61000 Energy Conversion  ECE 63300 Modeling & Simulation of Power Systems Control 
ECE 68000 Modern Automatic Control  IE 53000 Quality Control  IE 53300 Industrial Applications of Statistics 
IE 55800 Safety Engineering  IE 57000 Manufacturing Process Engineering  IE 57400 Industrial Robotics & Flexible Assembly 
IE 57700 Human Factors in Engineering  IE 57900 Design & Control of Production & Manufacturing Systems  IE 57800 Applied Ergonomics 
MA 51100 Linear Algebra with Applications  MA 52700 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers & Physicists I  MA 52800 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers & Physicists II 
ME 50500 Intermediate Heat Transfer ME 50900 Intermediate Fluid Mechanics 

ME 51100 Heat Transfer in Electronic Systems  

ME 51300 Engineering Acoustics  ME 51800 Analysis of Thermal Systems  ME 52500 Combustion 
ME 55300 Product & Process Design  ME 56300 Mechanical Vibrations ME 57000 Machine Design 
ME 57100 Reliability-Based Design 
ME 57500 Theory & Design of Control Systems 
ME 57700 Human Motion Kinetics 
ME 57800 Digital Control 
ME 58100 Numerical Methods in Mechanical Engineering 
ME 61400 Computational Fluid Dynamics
STAT 51100 Statistical Methods 
STAT 51200 Applied Regression Analysis 
STAT 51200 Applied Regression Analysis 
STAT51600 Basic Probability & Applications 

Other engineering and/or non-engineering courses to meet degree requirements. Note that all students are required to take at least 18 credits of engineering coursework (courses with engineering prefixes, e.g. AAE, BME, CE, ECE, ME, MSE, SYS, etc.) for the degree. The remaining electives may be satisfied with any courses listed on our courses page will fulfill this requirement, including math and statistics courses available online. 

Creating Your Plan of Study 

The MSE/MS 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 an Electronic Plan of Study (EPOS) to best fit your educational needs and career goals.  

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