Industrial Engineering

Program Educational Objectives

Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the academic program is preparing the graduates to achieve. MSOE’s IE program is committed to producing baccalaureate engineers who, within five years after graduation, will:

  • demonstrate management and leadership skills, including negotiating with and influencing others, and leading a project team.
  • demonstrate problem-solving skills, utilizing relevant data-driven IE methods.
  • uphold ethical standards and contribute to the broader engineering community.
  • drive organizational improvement efforts, providing training, mentoring or subject matter expertise to others.
  • understand and adapt to their organization’s long-term strategy, vision and business objectives.
  • have a sense of self awareness, intellectual curiosity and readiness for change.

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes are narrower statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. At the conclusion of the industrial engineering program at MSOE, the student will have the ability to:

  • apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability.
  • function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • understand professional and ethical responsibility.
  • communicate effectively.
  • understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.
  • recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
  • understand contemporary issues.
  • use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • design, develop, implement and improve integrated systems that include people, materials, information, equipment and energy.
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