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. 

Students enrolled in the PhD in Industrial Engineering have the opportunity to also pursue one of the many engineering graduate certificate options in addition to or in combination with this program. Students should consult their faculty advisor regarding these options. The PhD in Industrial Engineering can be combined with a Gordon Engineering Leadership certificate. Learn more about the benefits of this unique program. 

Learning Outcomes: 

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.

Associated Faculty & Staff