What will I learn?

Slippery Rock University's Industrial and Systems Engineering program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and techniques they need for successful careers in engineering. This four-year degree teaches students how to optimize complex processes or systems in a variety of settings. Students learn how to eliminate waste in processes such as materials, man-hours, and machine time. They also learn how to have a meaningful impact on the environment through efforts to promote sustainable processes.

WHY CHOOSE INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING?

A recent report by the Bureau of Labor statistics predicts high growth in industrial and systems engineering between 2010 and 2040. A large number of existing engineers in the field are now over 55 years of age, further driving demand. In addition, Forbes magazine rates a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) as one of the most in-demand degrees, with engineering jobs having a median annual salary of $85,720.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Slippery Rock's curriculum provides students with a hands-on, in-depth learning experience covering the major fields of study in Industrial and Systems Engineering-including business process improvement and optimization using current methodologies such as Six Sigma and sustainability.

Our engineering program allows students to enroll in classes such as Engineering Graphics and Six Sigma Methodology in the first couple of years, which prepares them for internships and, eventually, their careers.

WHAT CAREERS CAN YOU PURSUE WITH AN INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING DEGREE?

Graduates will be able to select from a broad range of career opportunities. Manufacturers, amusement parks, transportation companies, government agencies, and many others rely on industrial and systems engineers to improve their processes. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates more than 236,000 ISE jobs will be available in the United Stated by 2024.

Those with a Bachelor's in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Slippery Rock can pursue rewarding and high-paying positions. Graduates enjoy life-long professional development in a high-demand field.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$15,895.00 per year
Start date

Expected December 2021

Venue

College of Liberal Arts

1 Morrow Way,

SLIPPERY ROCK,

Pennsylvania,

16057, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

For international students

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

English language requirements: Applicants must score a minimum of 61 on the internet based test (iBT), a minimum of 500 on the written test or a minimum of a 173 on the computer based test. Applicants must receive an overall IELTS score at band 6.0 or above.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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