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MS Degrees in Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering

Both thesis and non-thesis options are available under these degree programs. Students enrolled in a thesis option follow a 31-hour program that is composed of 24 hours of coursework plus six (6) hours of thesis (IE 5398 or MFG 5398 and IE 5399 or MFG 5399) and one (1) hour of graduate seminar.

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering students pursuing the thesis option must have approval from the corresponding program's Graduate Advisor.

Non-thesis students follow a 36-hour program. All students enrolled in the Industrial Engineering program must take at least 15 semester hours of coursework within their major if they are following the thesis option, or 18 semester hours if they are following the non-thesis option. Students enrolled in the Manufacturing Engineering program must take at least 15 semester hours of coursework offered within the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering programs if they are following the thesis option, or 18 semester hours for the non-thesis option.

No more than six (6) semester hours of approved upper-level undergraduate coursework can be used to satisfy the degree requirements in the Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering programs. All coursework must be approved by the student's academic advisor and by the Graduate School. Specific requirements for each master’s program are available from the Industrial Engineering Program.

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 31

Manufacturing Engineering (All courses require a grade of C or better)
Major Electives:
Select fifteen hours of the following:15
Graduate Seminar
Individual Studies
Design for Manufacturability
Strategic Design-Mfg Processes
Robotics & Flexible Automation
Analysis-Mat'l Handling System
Tooling Engineering
Modeling/Analysis-Mfg Process
Reliability & Maintainability
Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Green Energy Manufacturing
Special Topics
Individual Studies
Graduate Research
Graduate Projects
Thesis
Thesis
Thesis/Non-Thesis Option:
Select one sequence below:9-12
Thesis Option:
Graduate Seminar
Thesis
Thesis
Non-Thesis Option:
Select twelve hours, with at least three being MFG, of the following:
Graduate Seminar
Laboratory for EE 5318
Individual Studies
Clinical Rotations-Engineers
Graduate Research
Graduate Seminar
Medical Device Practicum
Individual Studies
Graduate Research
Probability & Random Processes
Computational Methods for EE
Linear Systems Analysis
Antenna Theory
Semiconductor Device Physics
Advanced Optoelectronic Device
Modern Semiconductor Devices
Electronic Material Processing
Nanoelectronics
BME for Global Health
Adv Digital Communications
Statistical Detection/Estimate
Telemedicine & Imaging Informa
BME Dev Design & Regulation
Data Communications
Coding and Error Correction
Data Compression
Adv Fiber Optic Communications
Systems Engineering Fundamtls
Systems Engineering Mgmt
Requirements Engineering
Integratn, Verifictn, Validatn
Sp Proj Practicum in Sys Eng
Physiological Systms Measurmts
Med Diag & Theraptc Instrmtn
Biomed Signal & Image Process
Tomographic Imaging
Contmp Topics in Bioelectmgntm
Telemedicine & Img Informatics
Biomechatronics
Computer Vision
Fuzzy Logic & Engineering
CMOS Digital Circuit Design
Operating Systems
Digital Signal Processing
Image Processing
Advanced Digital Syst Design I
ASIC Design and Test
Computer Architecture I
Computer Architecture II
Advanced VLSI Design
Network Protocols
Energy Sustainability
Smart Grid Fundamentals
Control of Electric Power
High Frequency Power Converter
Power System Operations
Radar Signal Processing
Special Topics Electrical Engr
Individual Studies
Research Methods
Graduate Research
Graduate Projects
Graduate Projects
Graduate Research
Graduate Research
Graduate Research
Clinical Rotations-Engineers
Doctoral Clinical Research
Graduate Research
Doctoral Seminar
Medical Device Practicum
Graduate Research
Semiconductor Device Physics
Modern Semiconductor Devices
BME for Global Health
Telemedicine & Imaging Informa
BME Dev Design & Regulation
Physiological Sys & Meas
Medical Diag & Therap Devices
Telemedicine & Img Informatics
Biomechatronics
Special Topics
Individual Studies
Research Methods
Graduate Research
Dissertation
Dissertation
Graduate Research
Graduate Research
Graduate Research
Graduate Seminar
Design for Manufacturability
Strategic Design-Mfg Processes
Robotics & Flexible Automation
Analysis-Mat'l Handling System
Tooling Engineering
Modeling/Analysis-Mfg Process
Reliability & Maintainability
Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Green Energy Manufacturing
Special Topics
Individual Studies
Graduate Research
Other Electives:
Select nine additional hours of graduate courses9
Total Hours33-36