MS Industrial Engineering

Program Description

The Master’s of Science in Industrial Engineering is designed to prepare students for a successful career in industry as well as the option to further your study at the doctoral level. Building on Cal Poly’s strength in learn-by-doing and project-based engineering education, students work closely with industry to solve real-world problems. Students sharpen both technical knowledge and non-technical skills like project management and communication which are key to success in any professional field. Students may also choose to specialize in Integrated Technology Management which blends engineering with a solid business background.

Learning Outcomes
  • Design and improve manfacturing and business operations;
  • Design experiments, analyze data, and solve real-world problems independently;
  • Communicate effectively and practice strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
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Career Opportunities

A large fraction of our recent graduates have landed positions in high-tech, manufacturing, services, and consulting companies to design and improve business operations.

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Units to Degree Completion 45
Culminating Event Thesis or Project
Letters of Recommendation 3
Electronic Portfolio Yes
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