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M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering


From the manufacturing and transportation industries to health care systems and financial institutions, you can take your career to the next level with a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Our program enhances your ability to use advanced concepts and techniques to improve manufacturing systems, while encouraging you to engage in real-world engineering projects and projects that can be developed in formal presentations.

Your advanced degree can be specialized to focus on engineering management, which is offered online. You need more than technical proficiency to be an effective manager, which is why we offer two tracks – engineering decision analysis or global logistics – aimed at improving your business skills to make you an effective leader. Find out if you're qualified for the online focus on engineering management degree option, and request more information.

We also know you want to connect with peers and experts in the industry, which is why the program provides networking and professional development opportunities, creating valuable learning experiences outside the classroom.

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Purushothaman Damodaran, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor
Phone: 815-753-5660
EB 230A

Contact Us

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Engineering Building, Room 230
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1282

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