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Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

The industrial engineering graduate program provides opportunities for students to develop technical excellence in both industry and research applications. There are three tracks available: Industry Applications, Decision Analytics, and Logistics. The program is delivered in traditional face-2-face and distance education formats so students can complete studies while working full-time or as an intern. There are also opportunities for students to be involved in individual study under faculty supervision.

All tracks in the industrial engineering graduate program have a similar core, and a set of elective courses. Students may also take courses from other engineering and business programs to broaden their skills.

Students who do not have an industrial engineering or similar undergraduate degree may need to take pre-requisite courses so they can successfully complete the program.

Students must select only one track

Core
  • IE 5301 Operations Research
  • IE 5304 Advanced Engineering Economy
  • IE 5318 Applied Regression Analysis
Industry Applications Track
(at least 9 credit hours – 3 classes)
  • IE 5303 Quality Systems
  • IE 5322 Simulation and Optimization
  • IE 5329 Production and Inventory Control
  • IE 5338 Human Engineering
  • IE 5342 Metrics and Measurements
  • IE 6302 Facilities Planning and Design
Decision Analytics Track
(at least 9 credit hours – 3 classes)
  • INSY 5336 Python Programming
  • IE 5303 Quality Systems
  • IE 5305 Linear Programming
  • IE 5306 Dynamic Optimization
  • IE 5322 Simulation and Optimization
  • IE 6318 Data Mining and Analytics
Logistics Track
(at least 9 credit hours – 3 classes)
  • IE 5310 Production Systems Design
  • IE 5329 Production and Inventory Control
  • IE 5333 Logistics Transportation Systems
  • IE 5334 Logistics Distribution Systems
  • OPMA 5368 Global Supply Chain Management
  • OPMA 5369 Logistics Management

Elective Courses – Students must select elective courses to reach a total of 30 credit hours. With advisor approval students may select a maximum of 6 credit hours in other engineering disciplines, the college of science or the college of business.

Students may be eligible for the capstone option if they wish to work directly with a faculty sponsor. Students must select elective courses to reach a total of 27 credit hours and take 3 credit hours of capstone. With advisor approval students may select a maximum of 6 credit hours in other engineering disciplines, the college of science or the college of business.

Students may be eligible for the thesis option if they wish to work directly with a faculty sponsor. Students must select elective courses to reach a total of 24 credit hours and take 6 credit hours of thesis. With advisor approval students may select a maximum of 6 credit hours in other engineering disciplines, the college of science or the college of business.

FAST TRACK PROGRAM FOR A M.S. IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

The Fast Track Program enables outstanding UT Arlington senior undergraduate students in Industrial Engineering to satisfy degree requirements leading to a master's degree in Industrial Engineering while completing their undergraduate studies.

When senior-level students are within 15 hours of completing their undergraduate degree requirements, they may take up to 6 hours of approved senior level coursework designated by the Industrial Engineering Program to satisfy both undergraduate and graduate degree requirements. In the limiting case, a student completing the maximum allowable hours (6) while in undergraduate status would have to take only 24 additional masters level hours to meet minimum requirements for graduation.

Interested UT Arlington undergraduate Industrial Engineering students should apply to the Fast Track Program just prior to beginning their last 30 hours of their bachelor's degree. They must have completed at least 30 hours at UTA, achieving an overall GPA of 3.0 or better in all work done at UTA. Additionally, they must have completed 9 hours of specified foundation courses with a minimum GPA of 3.3 in those courses.

Contact the Undergraduate Advisor or Graduate Advisor in Industrial Engineering for more information about the program.

Download and fill-out the Fast Track B.S. to M.S. Form.

Admission Requirements

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