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College of Engineering / Program / Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering/MBA

Why this degree?

The dual Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering/MBA offers students who have an interest in both engineering and business to quickly move into management positions in their respective industry, while also increasing their level of industrial and systems engineering knowledge.

You are eligible to apply if...

  • You hold a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, other engineering disciplines, mathematics or sciences from an institution of recognized standing.
  • Applicants must apply separately to each program (College of Engineering and College of Business) - contact the Graduate School when applying to the second program to receive an application fee waiver.
  • The GMAT is preferred, but either the GRE or GMAT will be accepted.
  • Students who apply and are admitted and begin either the MBA or MISE program can later enter the dual program if they choose.

To complete the program you must...

  • Complete a minimum of 55 total credit hours of graduate  level course work that consists of:
    • 28 hours of INSY courses including:
      • MISE core courses  10 hours: 
        • INSY 6600/6606 Manufacturing/Production Economics
        • INSY 7300/7306 Advanced Engineering Statistics I
        • INSY 7420/7426 Linear Programming and Network Flows
        • INSY 7956 Seminar
      • MISE elective courses  18 hours 
        • 12 hours must include INSY electives
        • 6 hours of courses approved by program coordinator
    • 27 hours of BUSI courses including:
      • 24 hours of BUSI core courses
      • 3 hours (one course) of MBA electives which may include any graduate-level course taken within the Harbert College of Business or College of Engineering


What can you expect?

  • Once admitted into Auburn Engineering's graduate online program, you will work with the graduate program officer to create a plan of study:
    • LuAnn Carpenter, director of student program and assessment and administration

Applying for the Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering/MBA