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Program at a Glance

Online Master’s
Engineering and Computer Science

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Best Engineering University 2023
Most Innovative University 2022

Improve the systems, products and processes that impact us all.

Industrial engineers find joy in making the world work better. Their talents impact a huge array of industries — from healthcare and defense to tourism and manufacturing. Regardless of which applications excite you, you can take your work further with your master’s in industrial engineering.

Through UCF Online, our industrial engineering program offers a total systems approach to improving operations in the manufacturing and service industries. You’ll engage in detailed analytical approaches to enhancing important measures like productivity, safety, cost-efficiency and quality of working life. With your degree in hand, you’ll spur on innovation and growth within the field.

Within the industrial engineering degree program at UCF Online, you’ll be supported by flexible program requirements that encourage you to tailor coursework to your educational and career aims. Thesis and non-thesis options will allow you to engage in collaborative and multidisciplinary research and build on the knowledge you gained in your undergraduate engineering degree. Get started today and become part of UCF Online’s emergence as a national center of high technology that supports the diverse industries throughout the nation.

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Nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report among the Best Graduate Engineering Programs.
No GRE Required.

Application Deadlines


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December 1

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Course Requirements

In order to earn your MSIE in Industrial Engineering you’ll need to complete 30 credit hours of graduate course work.

Number of Core Classes

Students in the Industrial Engineering, MSIE will complete a total of 30 credit hours toward their master’s degree — 12 credit hours toward required courses, 12 credits toward focus areas, and 6 credits toward either a thesis or non-thesis option.

Courses You’ll Take Include

Explore an introduction to the heuristics approach to the process of systems architecting in business, economics, social, urban, military and government domains emphasizing the conceptual representation and acceptance phases.

Commence in a critical examination of the philosophy and concepts of quality management, organization for quality, quality cost, quality audits and corrective actions, tools and techniques for improvement.

Experimental Design and Taguchi Methods

Explore an introduction to Taguchi Concepts and Methodologies along with the use of design of experiments for quality design and improvement.

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Audit existing processes and procedures.
  • Fulfill market needs through engaging in new product development.
  • Engage in continuous process improvement.
Explore the full course list within the program brochure.

Career Opportunities

This program will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your field. The skills gained from this program combined with your professional experience will enable you to grow within your field. Some positions that may be available to you upon graduation include:


Annual Job Openings


Median Salary for the Industrial Engineering field nationwide

Source: Emsi Burning Glass –

Job Titles

  • Engineering Manager
  • Ergonomist
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Management Engineer
  • Operations Analyst
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Technical Professional

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Why UCF Online?

With over 25 years of experience in online teaching and learning, UCF Online offers students an innovative approach to education. Our degrees are accessible, convenient and designed with working professionals in mind so you can receive a quality education on your terms.

Online Support for Success

You’ve made the decision to continue your education and we’re here to help. From the moment you express interest in a UCF Online program, you’re assigned an enrollment coach to help you navigate everything from completing an application to understanding tuition and the financial aid resources available to you. Once you’re admitted, you’ll be transitioned to a personal success coach who will support you with maintaining school-life balance from the first day of classes through graduation. You’ve committed to furthering your education and we’re committed to guiding you along the way. Connect with a coach now.

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