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Have you ever wondered how products move from strategy to design, to manufacturing to distribution, and on to consumers? Learn how it all works at Speed School.

Industrial Engineering

Degrees Available: Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctorate

Industrial Engineering
As an industrial engineer, you can make hospitals, airports, and even theme parks run more efficiently and thus more effectively.

Complex systems require the coordination of people, equipment, energy, material, and information. At Speed School, you will immerse yourself in logistics by utilizing big data, robotics, and machines to bring order to the modern world.

What You’ll Study

  • Facility layout
  • Inventory analysis
  • Logistics and distribution
  • Material handling systems
  • Operations research
  • Production planning and scheduling

Student Story

"I discovered that industrial engineering was about systems, efficiencies, and just making things better. And I realized that's what I wanted to do -- to improve systems. It definitely was the best choice that I could have made."

Explore Our Degree Offerings

Regardless of the stage in your engineering journey, Speed School gives you options to reach your goal. Our undergraduate degree earns you a Bachelors of Science in 4 years, with an option to acquire a masters degree in only one additional year. Our graduate options will give you a professional advantage or take you into more advanced research. Find your trajectory, as an undergraduate, graduate student, or professional.

Check your Undergraduate Flight Plan

The Flight Plan is a structured, measurable guide for your academic success and growth. Our award-winning academic counselors will work with you to find your optimal path to graduation.

Research Opportunities

Speed School also offers research fellowships to support doctoral students. Interested in specific research with faculty? Check out their research interests.


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Year the MEng specialization in Industrial Engineering was approved


Record number of degrees conferred in 2016-17