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What is industrial engineering?

Industrial Engineering and Management’s mission is to develop a diverse group of professionals and leaders in industrial engineering and management by being a leader in education, research and outreach.

Why industrial engineering at OSU?

Industrial Engineering is the most people-oriented discipline within the engineering family. Industrial engineers define, design, build, operate and improve processes that are effective, efficient and safe. Unique to Industrial Engineering is a program designed to enable Industrial Engineering students to obtain a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in an additional year after the undergraduate program is completed.

Career opportunities

Professions in, but not limited to, manufacturing organization, service enterprises and governmental organizations with the following possible job titles:


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World class

  • Graduate program ranked in the top 25 among public universities by U.S. News and World report
  • Complete a B.S./MBA in five years
  • Gender balanced
  • Alumni hold or have held top management positions for major corporations
  • World-class faculty
  • IEM is a close-knit family of faculty, staff, students and alumni

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Scholarship Opportunities

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology offers a variety of competitive scholarships. To learn more, view all CEAT scholarship opportunities.

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