Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Industrial Management

The Department of Technology offers a unique graduate studies program leading to the master of science degree with a major in industrial management.

The objective of the graduate program is to advance competencies achieved at the baccalaureate level and to prepare students to assume leadership positions in technical fields in manufacturing industries. Each graduate student within the department's program is assigned a graduate faculty adviser. The faculty advisers work with the students in planning a program of study leading to a master's degree in industrial management. The Master of Science degree in industrial management is an advanced degree designed with working professionals in mind. 

Scheduling and Locations

The M.S. program in industrial management seeks to achieve convenience in location and timing of our course offerings. Most courses are scheduled one night per week from 6-9 p.m. Some classes could be taken at NIU-Rockford, NIU-Naperville, and NIU-Hoffman Estates - all comfortable, conveniently located facilities that use stateof-the-art instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning. In addition, the degree is offered on campus in DeKalb, Illinois.


All courses are taught by experts in their field who understand the focus and commitment of working professionals and are equally dedicated to helping their students attain individual educational goals.

Course Formats

Courses in the program are offered live and could be linked via distance-education technology to sites in Rockford, Hoffman Estates, and Naperville. A variety of courses are now being developed for Internet delivery.

Admission and General Program Requirements

Contact Information

For more information on the Department of Technology M.S. in industrial management, please contact us at (815) 753-1349.