Industrial Engineering – Master’s

Industrial Engineering

As an industrial engineer with a master’s degree, you have extraordinary flexibility in your engineering career. Learn how to include the human element in technical problem- solving to improve processes in any industry from manufacturing to health care to financial services.  Whether your goal is systems management or technical innovation, your industrial engineering graduate education will equip you to lead with the big picture in view.


With a master’s in industrial engineering, expand your knowledge in topics that are vital to the well-being of US industry: quality, productivity, efficiency. Our program focuses on topics of engineering management, operations research, manufacturing processes, human factors, and enterprise computing.

The 100% online master’s in industrial engineering is designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance their careers; they can immerse themselves in a single course per semester and not feel overwhelmed with their existing professional and family obligations.

Admission Requirements

The Iowa State University online master’s in industrial engineering is intended for students who have a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. If you have a bachelor’s degree in other engineering disciplines, or in some closely related sciences, you may be considered for provisional admission if other admission requirements are met.

Graduate College Requirements:

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Proof of English Proficiency

For program specific requirements, visit the Graduate College website.


Total: 30 credits

Time: as few as 3 semesters

Contact Information

Jess Severe
Program Assistant

Gary Mirka
Director of Graduate Education

Iowa State Online


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