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

Why this degree?

The non-thesis Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering is designed for individuals who want to acquire a substantial understanding of industrial engineering methods in a variety of industries including automotive, healthcare, supply chain, manufacturing, telecommunications, etc. The degree ranked No. 16 in the nation among the Best Online Master's in Industrial Engineering, according to College Choice.

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 with degrees in other science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines are encouraged to apply and may be required to complete undergraduate  courses before official admission into the graduate program which may include:
    • MATH 1610 Calculus I  4 hours
    • MATH 1620 Calculus II  4 hours
    • MATH 2630 Calculus III  4 hours
    • MATH 2650 Differential Equations  3 hours
    • MATH 2660 Linear Algebra  3 hours
  • Evaluators also expect competency in core industrial and systems engineering undergraduate areas including:
    • INSY 3600 Engineering Economy  3 hours. Pr., ENGR 1110.
    • INSY 3410 Deterministic Operations Research  3 hours. Pr., ENGR 1110, MATH 2660.
    • INSY 3400 Stochastic Operations Research  3 hours. Pr., ENGR 1110, MATH 2660.
    • STAT 3600 Probability And Statistics I  3 hours. Pr., MATH 1620.
    • STAT 3610, Probability and Statistics II  3 hours. Pr., STAT 3600 or Continuation of STAT 3600
    • STAT 3611 Probability & Statistics II LAB  1 hour. Coreq., STAT 3610 or departmental approval.
  • Applicants with a minimum 2.75 GPA from an ABET-accredited engineering program are exempt from the GRE.  All other applicants must take the GRE.

To complete the program you must...

  • Complete a minimum of 31 credit hours of graduate (6000- 8000) level course work that must include:
    • INSY 6600/6606 Manufacturing/Production Economics
    • INSY 7300/7306 Advanced Engineering Statistics I
    • INSY 7420/7426 Linear Programming and Network Flows
  • Minimum of four additional INSY electives
  • Three INSY or ISE-related electives
  • 1 hour of graduate seminar (INSY 7950/7956)


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

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