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College of Engineering / Program / Ph.D. - Industrial and Systems Engineering

Why this degree?

Industrial and systems engineers optimize complex processes and systems that improve quality, productivity, and safety. They make use of workforce, technologies, materials and financial resources to ensure processes perform as desired.

As companies and corporations across the globe increase their need for effective and efficient operations, their demand for highly skilled industrial and systems engineering professionals grows. According to the Bureau of Labor Standards, there will be a 13 percent increase in the demand for industrial engineers throughout the next 10 years.

You are eligible to apply if...

  • You hold a bachelor's or higher degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, or related engineering or math field from an institution of recognized standing
  • The GRE/GMAT is required, and TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for international applicants

To complete the program you must...

  • Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours including one hour of seminar (INSY 7950/7956) and nine credit hours from the graduate core curriculum
  • Complete a research-based dissertation supervised by an advisor and committee; the proposal and final defense are administered by the committee

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:

Applying for the Ph.D. - Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • Fill out the online graduate application at applyyourself.com/?id=auburn-g (you will be required to create an account)
  • Upload your official transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, and three recommendation letters
  • For more information visit, auburn.edu.