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Program at a Glance

Type
Online Master’s
College
Engineering and Computer Science

Costs
$327.32
Per Credit Hour

16
Week
Terms
30
Credit
Hours

Costs
$1,151.72
Per Credit Hour

16
Weeks
Terms
30
Credit
Hours
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Most Innovative University 2022


Improve effectiveness and efficiency within the field of industrial engineering.

As an industrial engineer, you help the world run smoothly. Your innovative work is at the forefront of modern research and application that improves productivity, safety and quality of work. A Master of Science in Industrial Engineering will allow you to expand your impact.

With your M.S. in Industrial Engineering, you’ll lead the way in the design and improvement of systems, products and processes within the manufacturing and services industries. This degree program is flexible, with six different focus areas:

Program Tracks

Ensure that as technology advances, the needs of those using it are taken into consideration.

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Develop a deep understanding of the application and development of simulation systems, requirements, and design.

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Use mathematics and computer-based systems to develop and evaluate alternative solutions to existing technology that will improve efficiency.

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Improve product and process quality in the manufacturing and service industries.

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Develop a fundamental understanding of the functional and technical design requirements for simulation in the manufacturing and service industries.

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Design and implement computer systems used every day and help organizations integrate systems, processes and data feeds.

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With both thesis and nonthesis options, you’ll graduate from UCF Online with the skills you need to advance your industrial engineering career. To pursue your industrial engineering degree, get started today.

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Highlights

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

Application Deadlines

Fall

July 1


Spring

December 1

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Fall

July 1


Spring

December 1

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Course Requirements

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

Number of Core Classes

Students in the Industrial Engineering, MS will complete a total of 30 credit hours towards their master’s degree — 12 credit hours toward required courses, 12 credits toward interdisciplinary electives (such as Computer Science, Mathematics, or Business Administration) or an IE focus area, and 6 credits toward either a thesis or non-thesis option.

Courses You’ll Take Include

Explore discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing, regression nonparametric stats and ANOVA.

Commence in a critical examination of the role of an engineer in project management with emphasis on project life cycle, quantitative and qualitative methods of cost, schedule and performance control.

Advanced Engineering Economic Analysis

Explore topics including measuring economic worth and economic optimization under constraints. Engage in an analysis of economic risk, uncertainty and foundations of utility functions.


Skills You’ll Gain

  • Engage in new product development.
  • Employ principles of project management.
  • Explore and implement tactics towards 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:

11,511

Annual Job Openings

$108.1K/yr

Median Salary for the Industrial Engineering field nationwide

Source: Emsi Burning Glass – economicmodeling.com

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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