Accelerated Pathways in Industrial Engineering

Put your career in high gear and earn more than a traditional undergrad.

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Double count 12 credit hours while in BSIE

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Finish Masters in less than 1 year

WHAT IS IT?

  • Double-count up to 12 graduate credit hours towards BSIE and Master’s degree
  • Pay undergraduate tuition for double-counted courses while in BSIE
  • Start as early as the Junior year; rolling admission until the final year in BSIE
  • No addition of time to your BSIE degree
  • Non-binding; student decides to continue or not into the Master’s program upon completion of BSIE

WHY SHOULD I DO IT?

  • Finish the Master’s degree within 1 year after BSIE
  • Become eligible for financial support during the Master’s program
  • A Master’s degree leads to
    • Potential start pay increase by $10,000-$20,000 compared to BSIE
    • Quicker advancement in their career
  • Earn certificates in Six Sigma and Logistics
  • Top companies prefer a graduate degree

AM I ELIGIBLE?

  • Completion of 60+ credit hours in all courses
  • Completion of 10+ credit hours in IE courses
  • Current enrollment in, or previous completion of, IE 360
  • GPA of 3.3 or above
  • Must complete BSIE within 3 years of enrolling into this Pathway

WHAT ARE MY NEXT STEPS?

  • Meet with Dr. Erin Gerber or SSoE advisor first
  • Meet MSIE or MEngEM Program Director
  • Jointly prepare a Plan of Study and identify the double-counted courses
  • Maintain above 3.0 in those double-counted courses while in BSIE
  • Upon completion of BSIE, formally apply to the Graduate School

Recommended Focus Area to Study in the Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Degree Program

Please visit the graduate catalog for complete details.

Recommended Courses in the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management Degree Program

Please visit the graduate catalog for complete details.