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Program at a Glance

Online Master's
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Credit Hours
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.
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No GRE Required.

Application Deadlines

July 1
December 1

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Course Overview


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.

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

Skills You'll Learn

  • Audit existing processes and procedures.
  • Fulfill market needs through engaging in new product development.
  • Engage in continuous process improvement.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

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