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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Engineering (M.S.)

Master’s program requirements

To pursue the Industrial Engineering M.S. through the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering  graduate program, students must meet the KSU Graduate School admissions requirements, hold a B.S. degree in engineering, mathematics, or physical science and be versed in several of the basic areas of industrial engineering. Non-industrial engineering undergraduates may require 6 semester credit hours of prerequisite courses. GRE scores are required for all students who apply, unless they will have cmpleted an undergraduate degree from an ABET-accredited program.

An entering M.S.I.E. student is expected to have proficiency in computer programming, linear programming and statistics. Students failing to meet these expectations may be required to take some prerequisite courses.


  • Actual degree requirements will be summarized on an approved plan of study. Some general guidelines include:

    –  At least 60 percent of classes must be above the 700 level

    –  No more than 6 credit hours can be taken outside the IMSE department without prior permission

    –  Courses in the IMSE department must be above the 600 level

    –  Courses outside the department must be above the 500 level

    –  No more than 6 hours can be taken at the 500 level.

**Students on-campus are required to enroll in the graduate seminar each semester