The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering graduate department offers a doctor of philosophy in Industrial Engineering. This advanced degree combines research with industry leaders and real world experience to prepare for a career in research, academic or business professions.
The PhD in Industrial Engineering can be combined with a Gordon Engineering Leadership certificate. Learn more about the benefits of this unique program.
The minimum semester hours required by students to complete this degree are listed below. Typically full-time students are able to complete these requirements in about five years, however it might take longer if the student participates in co-op.
|Required core courses||24 SH||48 SH|
|MEIE 6800 Technical Writing||0 SH||0 SH|
|MEIE 6850 Research Seminar in|
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
|0 SH||0 SH|
|Dissertation||0 SH||0 SH|
|Minimum semester hours required||24 SH||48 SH|
The Ph.D. programs' student learning outcomes are:
- The ability to use basic engineering concepts flexibly in a variety of contexts.
- Ability to formulate a research plan.
- Ability to communicate orally a research plan.
- Ability to conduct independent research.