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Industrial and Systems Engineering MS

An in depth look at the contemporary manufacturing process, product development, logistics, and a customized curriculum that includes research opportunities prepares you to lead integrated systems.

Program skills

The curriculum covers the principal concepts of engineering economics and project management, facilities planning, human performance, mathematical and simulation modeling, production control, applied statistics and quality, and contemporary manufacturing production processes that are applied to solve the challenges presented by the global environment and economy of today. The curriculum stresses the application of contemporary tools and techniques in solving engineering problems.
Programming Languages: AutoCAD, MS Project, Access, Minitab

Program facilities equipment

The ISE department is located in the James E. Gleason building, within the Kate Gleason College of Engineering. The department houses several state-of-the-art laboratories to support their programs, including the Brinkman Machine Tools and Manufacturing Lab, the Human Performance Lab, the Systems Modeling and Optimization Lab, the Toyota Production Systems Lab, and two general computer labs. These labs are fully accessible to all ISE students.

There are ample computing facilities within these specialized labs, as well as dedicated computer PC labs. These labs offer an extensive library of software to support industrial engineering research and project work, including, conventional word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications (ACCESS, FoxPro), data acquisition (Lab View) statistical analysis (Minitab, SAS), facilities layout (AutoCAD, Factory Flow, Factory Plan), systems simulation applications (ProModel, ARENA, Simio), and manufacturing software (MasterCam, material selection software.)

Program job titles reported

Ergonomist; Operations Analyst; Quality Engineer; Management Engineer; Materials Handler; Manufacturing Engineer; Industrial Engineer; Systems Engineer; Process Engineer; Supply Chain Engineer; Production Supervisor; Controls Engineer; Product Engineer; Continuous Improvement Analyst

Select program hiring partners

Corning, Inc., Cummins, Inc., Eaton, GE Aviation, GeekHive, GlobalFoundries, Intel, PPC Broadband, Inc., Precision Castparts Corp., Siemens, The Raymond Corp, TIMET, US Postal Service, Volvo, Xylem, Inc.

Industries


  • Automotive

  • Aerospace

  • Electronic and Computer Hardware

  • Government (Local, State, Federal)

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

96%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 95.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 5.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 95.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 5.00%
Alternative Plans 0%