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Graduate Catalog 2017/2018


Industrial Engineering (EIE)

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Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (M.S.I.E.)
CIP Code: 14.3501
College of Engineering (EN)
Total Minimum Program Hours Required (Post Bachelor's Degree): 30

Contact Information:
College of Engineering
Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Department (EGS)
4202 E. Fowler Avenue ENB118
Tampa FL  33620

Program Director or Coordinator:
Alex Savachkin
Phone: 813-974-5577
Email: alexs@usf.edu

Website: http://imse.eng.usf.edu


Faculty Search: Engineering Faculty List


Major Information

The department participates in the Colleges M.S.E. majors. The department offers advanced degrees in areas of study pertinent to the design, evaluation, and operation of a variety of industrial systems, ranging from the analysis of public systems, to the service industry, to the operation of manufacturing concerns. Course topics and research opportunities include engineering analytics, production planning, production control, facilities design, applied engineering statistics, quality control and reliability, operations research, engineering economic analysis, human factors engineering, productivity analysis, manufacturing systems, robotics, automation, and computer applications.The department has advanced laboratory facilities that support class projects and research in microcomputer applications, computer-aided design and manufacturing, flexible automation, quality control, and applications in robotics.

Accreditation Information:

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Admissions Information

Admission Deadlines

Major Priority Deadline

Fall: February 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15

Graduate Admission Application Deadlines

MASTER'S AND
EDUCATION SPECIALIST DEGREES

Admission for
Fall Semester

Admission for
Spring Semester

Admission for
Summer Semester

  • Applications received by the Priority Deadline will receive maximum consideration. 
  • Applications received after the Priority deadline, but by the Final University Deadline, are considered on a space available basis. 
  • Applications must be complete with all required information by the stated deadline.  Any application materials received after the deadline may be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Check with the Graduate Major Director for availability or to discuss options for admission in a subsequent term. 

Priority Deadline
(for funding and consideration)

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Final University Deadline
Domestic
Applicants

June 1

October 15

February 15

Final University Deadline
International
Applicants

June 1

September 15

February 15

DOCTORATE DEGREES

Admission for
Fall Semester

Admission for
Spring Semester

Admission for
Summer Semester

  • Applications received by the Priority Deadline will receive maximum consideration. 
  • Applications received after the Priority deadline, but by the Final University Deadline, are considered on a space available basis. 
  • Applications must be complete with all required information by the stated deadline.  Any application materials received after the deadline may be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Check with the Graduate Major Director for availability or to discuss options for admission in a subsequent term. 

Priority Deadline
(for funding and consideration)

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Final University Deadline
Domestic
Applicants

February 15

October 15

February 15

Final University Deadline
International
Applicants

February 15

September 15

February 15


Admission Requirements

You must comply with general University policies and meet general University Admission requirements in addition to those listed below.

Must meet University requirements (see Graduate Admissions) as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

  • An undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering or a related field with a strong background in mathematics with a 3.00/4.00 GPA; non engineering degrees will be required to take supplemental undergraduate courses
  • GRE Required
  • TOEFL for international students 213 (550 paper version)
  • Three letters of reference
  • Statement of purpose including evidence of research potential

Admissions Status: Apply

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Major Requirements

Total Minimum Hours:30 credit hours

Thesis option: minimum of 24 credit hours of approved course work, including three core courses and five IE elective courses, and six credit hours of thesis.
Non-thesis option: minimum of 30 credit hours of approved course work, including three core courses, five IE elective courses, and two general elective courses.

Required Core Courses:9 credit hours

ESI 6410 Optimization in Operations Research(3)
ESI 6247 Statistical Design Models(3)
ESI 6340 Probabilistic Systems Analysis(3)

IE Elective Courses: 15 credit hours
ESI 4333 Production Control(3)
ESI 4221 Industrial Statistics & Quality Control(3)
EIN 4364 Facilities Design(3)
EIN 5350 Technology & Finance(3)
ESI 5522 Computer Simulation(3)
ESI 5236 Reliability Engineering(3)
ESI 5306 OR for Engineering Management(3)
EIN 6145 Project Management(3)
EIN 6935 Lean Six Sigma(3)
ESI 6324 Engineering the Supply Chain(3)
EIN 6336 Production Control Systems(3)
ESI 6448 Integer Programming(3)
EIN 6936 Nonlinear Programming(3)
ESI 6447 Large-scale Optimization(3)
EIN 6319 Work Design & Productivity(3)
EIN 6112 Information Systems Design(3)
EIN 6934 Engineering Analytics I(3)
EIN 6934 Engineering Analytics II(3)
EIN 6608 Advanced Analytics I(3)
EIN 6609 Advanced Analytics II(3)

General Elective Courses
Any College of Engineering 5000+ level course, including IMSE courses, except for the courses listed as IE elective courses above. Examples include:

EIN 5182 Principles of Engineering Management(3)
EIN 6386 Management of Technological Change (3)
EIN 6934 Systems Integration(3)
EIN 6936 Advanced Lean Six Sigma(3)
EIN 6178 ISO 9000/14000(3)
EIN 6179 Advanced TQM Methods. (3)

In addition, students can choose electives fromother department and/or non-departmental courses, with the approval of major advisor or graduate director.Contact the department for information.Also visit http://imse.eng.usf.edu

Thesis:6 credit hours


College Degree Requirements

Refer to the College Section of theGraduate Catalog for College requirements and information.

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USF Degree Requirements

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Financial Assistance


Financial Aid

Fellowships & Scholarships

Graduate Assistantships

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Registration Process

First, contact your graduate advisor for guidance courses to register for. Obtain any electronic course permit if necessary. Register for the new student orientation online at http://www.grad.usf.edu/orientation.php. Then go to http://oasis.usf.edu/ the link to OASIS, USF's on-line registration system to register for your classes. Follow the directions given on-line.

To access online course materials, students must have a USF NetID (e-mail account). Please visit: https://netid.usf.edu/una/ to obtain your NetID.

New students, including those studying online, may obtain a USFCard. Please visit: http://www.usf.edu/it/class-prep/usf-card.aspx to obtain your USFCard.

Tuition and fees: Fees are determined by the level of the course. Please visit Cash Accounting, Controller's Office, for information on tuition and fees.

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Graduate Course Information

Use the list below to lookup graduate courses related to this program in the USF Course Inventory:

ESI5470, ESI6213, ESI6247, ESI6491, EIN5522, EIN6119, ESI6605, ESI6324, EIN6433, EIN6112, ESI6448, EIN6435, EIN6386, EIN6936, EIN6336, EIN6145, ESI5236, EIN6319,