Industrial and systems engineers design, plan, and manage large-scale and complex systems such as global supply chains, healthcare delivery systems, manufacturing facilities, and business and financial services. Employed in a wide range of industries, they figure out how to do things better and engineer processes to improve quality, productivity, and efficiency. They are in high demand as systems thinkers with unique backgrounds that integrate science, engineering, mathematics, and management.

Careers

  • Industrial engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Operations engineer
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Consultant
  • Quality engineer
  • Business analyst
  • Supplier performance engineer
  • Project manager
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Logistics analyst
  • Healthcare systems analyst
  • Data anayst
  • Business software developer

What you’ll study

The curriculum combines courses in analytics (optimization, simulation, probability, and statistics) and management (project management, economics, marketing, and quality) to support systems modeling, design, and optimization across a wide range of applications and domains.

After completing core courses, you may tailor your elective courses to focus on an application area such as supply chain management, manufacturing and service operations, healthcare, design, analytics, or business.