The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering requires a total of 30 course credits. Four focus areas are available:

Quality Focus
Recent experience in the world has shown that quality becomes an important factor in manufacturing and service industries for their business success and growth. Effective quality improvement programs provide a significant competitive advantage. This Quality concentration provides the student with sufficient knowledge and skills for improving quality and productivity in manufacturing and service organizations using modern quality concepts, tools, and techniques to develop, implement and maintain systems.

Quality Focus – Any four courses related on quality (12 Credits)

EME 6403 Quality Control
EME 6673 Six Sigma Processes
EME 6763 Quality Engineering Systems
EME 7103 Design of Experiments
EME 7303 Design for Reliability


Manufacturing Systems Focus
This Manufacturing Systems concentration provides the student with sufficient knowledge and skills for improving processes, systems and human related issues in the manufacturing workplace using modern systems concepts, tools, and techniques to develop, implement and maintain manufacturing systems.

Manufacturing Systems Focus – Any four courses related on quality (12 Credits)

EMS 6503 Manufacturing Productivity
EME 6303 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
EME 6703 Manufacturing Systems
EME 6343 Automotive Manufacturing
EME 6823 Product Innovation and Design
EME 7203 Manufacturing Systems Simulation
EME 7303 Design for Reliability
EME 7403 Design of Manufacturing


Supply Chain Focus
Due to globalization, companies are looking to supply chain and logistics for their strategic and competitive advantages. Supply chain focus provides a foundation in supply chain and logistics systems with national and global perspective. It provides proficiency in problem solving, analytical methods and decision making in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, logistics, distribution, healthcare, defense, service, and software.

Supply Chain Focus – Any four courses related on supply chain (12 Credits)

EME 6713 Production, Planning and Control
EME 6753 Engineering Supply Chain Management
MIS 6113 Database and Enterprise Models
MIS 7643 Enterprise Integration
Special Topic on Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Special Topic on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and MRP II
Special Topic on Logistics
Special Topic on Warehousing


Healthcare Systems Focus
The Healthcare Systems concentration provides the student with sufficient knowledge and skills for modeling, analyzing, and designing healthcare systems. Students will have an option to graduate with a Healthcare Systems concentration by taking electives related on healthcare systems instead of general electives.

Healthcare Focus – Any four courses related on healthcare systems (12 Credits)

EME 6843 Healthcare Systems Engineering
EME 6853 Healthcare Operations Analysis
EME 6863 Healthcare Information Systems
EME 6873 Healthcare Human Factors
EME 6883 Healthcare Economics
EME 6893 Logistics in Healthcare Systems

 


For more information about the program contact:

Ahad Ali, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE)
Director, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)
Director, Smart Manufacturing and Lean Systems Research Group

A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering
Email: aali@ltu.edu, Phone: 248-204-2531
ltu.edu/engineering/industrial/