Rochester Institute of Technology

Academic Program Overviews

Student Skills & Capabilities, Salary Data, Career Information 

Industrial Engineering BS

Program Overview

Optimize, design, and manage the operational and manufacturing processes by which goods are made and distributed.

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Science


  • Approximately 244 students are enrolled in this program

Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component

  • Co-op is mandatory for this program.
  • Minimum co-op requirement: 4 blocks, 48 weeks total
  • Co-op availability: second-year summer, summer-fall block; third-year fall; fourth-year summer; fifth-year spring, spring-summer block

Salary Information

Ind. Eng. Co-op:     $19.90                     $11.25 - $38.00
BS:                           $63,500

Student Skills & Capabilities

The industrial engineering 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


The BS program in industrial engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Visit the college's accreditation page for information on enrollment and graduation data, program educational objectives, and student outcomes.

Equipment & Facilities

Brinkman Machine Tools & Manufacturing Lab, Human Performance Lab, Systems Modeling & Optimization Lab, Toyota Production Systems Lab These labs offer an extensive library of software for research and project work, including: (ACCESS, FoxPro), data acquisition (Lab View) statistical analysis (Minitab, SAS), facilities layout (AutoCAD, Factory Flow, Factory Plan), systems simulation applications (ProModel, ARENA, Simio), & manufacturing software (MasterCam, material selection software.)

Job Titles

Quality Engineer; Industrial Engineer; Process Engineer; Manufacturing Engineer; Supply Chain Engineer; Controls Engineer; Ergonomist; Production Supervisor; Management Engineer; Materials Handler

Selected Employer Hiring Partners

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Boeing, CooperVision Inc, Cummins, GE Aviation, General Motors, Harris Corporation, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Moog, Northrup Gruman, Raytheon, Robert Bosch, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Toyota, Volvo, UTC Aerospace, Walt Disney, Wegmans

Contact Us

We appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Annette Stewart, the career services coordinator who works with the Industrial and Systems Engineering program. You can access information about services through our web site at
Annette Stewart, Career Services Coordinator,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 585.475.5466
Rochester Institute of Technology . Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Bausch & Lomb Center
57 Lomb Memorial Drive . Rochester NY  14623-5603