M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering

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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 systems while encouraging you to engage in real-world engineering projects and projects that can be developed in formal presentations. Your skills can be applied to a number of fields, including manufacturing, healthcare and transportation.

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. Request more information about this program.

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
Email: pdamodaran@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-5660
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