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Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

REQUIREMENTS

Students (other than University of Miami graduates) applying for graduate admission to the College should submit three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's abilities and background. Students who hold a bachelor's degree in a field other than Industrial Engineering may be admitted to the graduate program and to candidacy upon completion of appropriate undergraduate deficiency courses, in addition to the regular requirements for the graduate degree.

A student's overall program is planned by the student and the Graduate Advisor. Requirements for the M.S.
thesis and non-thesis options are shown below.

Requirements for the Master of Science Degree (both thesis and non-thesis option):

  1. An approved integrated program with a minimum of 30 semester credits with an average grade of "B" or better and no grade below "C."

  2. At least six (6) course credits must be on the 600 level.

THESIS OPTION (30 Credits)

5 Common Core Courses 15 Credits
3 Elective Courses 9 Credits
Master's Thesis (IEN 710) 6 Credits
TOTAL 30 Credits

NON-THESIS OPTION (30 Credits)

5 Common Core Courses 15 Credits
4 Elective Courses 12 Credits
Master's Project (IEN 694) 3 Credits
TOTAL 30 Credits

(Note: All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated)

COMMON CORE
IEN 612 / MAS 603 Design of Experiments
IEN 641 Applied Operations Research (or advanced level Operations Research course)
IEN 657 Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics (or advanced level Human Factors course)
IEN 660 Productivity Measurement and Evaluation (or advanced level Management Course)
IEN 665 Advanced Production Systems

SUBCORE BY AREA OF CONCENTRATION

ERGONOMICS
IEN 557 Man Machine Systems
IEN 558 Industrial Hygiene
IEN 655 Human Factors in Management of Technology
IEN 659 Work Physiology

 

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

IEN 551 Accident Prevention Systems
IEN 558 Industrial Hygiene
IEN 559 Industrial Hygiene Laboratory
IEN 651 System Safety Engineering

 

HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

IEN 513 Quality Management in Service Organizations
IEN 524 Manufacturing Information Systems
IEN 547 Computer Simulation Systems
ECO 586 Economics of Health
MGT 672 Essentials of Health Care Administration

 

QUALITY

IEN 512 Quality Control and Reliability
IEN 513 Quality management in Service Organizations
IEN 614 Advanced Quality Control
MAS 511 Methods for the Improvement of Quality and Productivity

 

MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY

IEN 572 Management of Technology
IEN 614 Advanced Quality Control
MGT 658 Strategic Management
IEN 672 Strategic Management of Technology

 

MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING

IEN 524 Manufacturing Information
IEN 570 Engineering Management
FIN 630 Essentials of Business Finance
MGT 650 Essentials of Management
MGT 658 Strategic Management

 

OPERATIONS RESEARCH

IEN 642 Linear Programming and Extensions
IEN 643 Integer Programming and Network Flows
IEN 644 Nonlinear and Dynamic Programming
IEN 645 Stochastic Processes
IEN 646 Queuing Models

 

PRODUCTIVITY ENGINEERING

IEN 570 Engineering Management
POL 552 Productivity in the Public and Non-Profit Sectors
IEN 662 Productivity Planning and Improvement
MGT 652 Organizational Theory
IEN 699 Advanced Topics (Related topics that integrate emphasis in quality total productivity, and technology)

 

MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

IEN 505 Robotics
IEN 506 Special Manufacturing Methods
IEN 507 Computer Control in Manufacturing
IEN 509 Automated Assembly
IEN 512 Quality Control and Reliability
IEN 568 or Materials Handling and Facilities Planning
IEN 668 Advanced Materials Handling and Facilities Planning
IEN 607 New Product Development and Introduction

Note:
In addition to the above required courses, the student will have to take other graduate level elective courses to fulfill the degree requirements. A list of approved electives is maintained by the faculty advisor in the Department of Industrial Engineering. Substitution of courses is allowed, but must be approved by the faculty advisor and the Department Chairman.

 

 

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