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Ashley Noll
Program Coordinator

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Graduate Program Coordinator

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering degree program is designed for students who have already obtained a bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or physical science and who are versed in several of the basic areas of industrial engineering. The program provides students the mathematical, scientific and analysis skills necessary to solve complex business problems in a number of industries.

All courses needed for the degree are available online to students residing both in and out of the United States. Students never need to come to campus for any coursework and will travel to the Kansas State University campus only once at the end of their program for an oral examination, which is conducted by their supervisory committee.

Careers in Industrial Engineering

Graduates of the industrial engineering master's degree program are involved in careers including:

  • data analyst
  • industrial engineer
  • logistics engineer
  • operations and operations research engineer
  • quality engineer
  • safety engineer
  • process control and integration engineer
  • systems analyst
  • production manager and consultant
  • manufacturing supervisor
  • supply chain manager

K-State compiles post-graduation employment information. That information and other career assistance information can be found on the K-State Career Center website.


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering degree is offered through the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering. The department's undergraduate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) and the same engineering faculty are fully engaged in the high-quality graduate programs.

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