Degree Requirements

Students who lack appropriate undergraduate preparation for the program are required to make up deficiencies by taking a program of bridge courses that are designed in consultation with graduate advisors. These courses are taken in addition to the degree requirements and may include undergraduate courses.

A minimum of 30 credits is required: 12 credits of core courses and 18 in an area of specialization. A master's project or thesis is optional. Students select an area of specialization in consultation with the graduate advisor and must take a set of core, required and elective courses.

Seminar: All students who receive departmental or research-based awards must register each semester for MNE 791 Seminar In Manufact Engr.

M.S. in Manufacturing Systems (courses only)

Core Courses
MNE 601Computerized Manufacturing Systems3
MNE 602Flexible and Computer Integrated Manufacturing3
IE 659Supply Chain Engineering3
MNE 654Design for Manufacturability3
Area of Specialization
Students may choose to specialize in any one of the following areas:18
Process Automation
Systems Analysis and Simulation
Concurrent Engineering
Linear Systems
Process Automation Electives
Design for Manufacturing
Computer-Aided Design
Engineering Cost and Production Economics
Applied Industrial Ergonomics
Design for Manufacturing Electives
Six Sigma Quality
Industrial Quality Control
Total Quality Management
Advanced Engineering Statistics
Six Sigma Quality Electives
Total Credits30

M.S. in Manufacturing Systems (independent study)

Core Courses
MNE 601Computerized Manufacturing Systems3
MNE 602Flexible and Computer Integrated Manufacturing3
IE  6593
MNE 654Design for Manufacturability3
Independent Study
MNE 725Independent Study3
Area of Specialization
Students may choose to specialize in any one of the following areas:15
Process Automation
Systems Analysis and Simulation
Concurrent Engineering
Linear Systems
Process Automation Electives
Design for Manufacturing
Computer-Aided Design
Engineering Cost and Production Economics
Applied Industrial Ergonomics
Design for Manufacturing Electives
Six Sigma Quality
Industrial Quality Control
Total Quality Management
Advanced Engineering Statistics
Six Sigma Quality Electives
Total Credits30

M.S. in Manufacturing Systems (Master's project)

Core Courses
MNE 601Computerized Manufacturing Systems3
MNE 602Flexible and Computer Integrated Manufacturing3
IE  6593
MNE 654Design for Manufacturability3
Project
MNE 700Master'S Project3
Area of Specialization
Students may choose to specialize in any one of the following areas:15
Process Automation
Systems Analysis and Simulation
Concurrent Engineering
Linear Systems
Process Automation Electives
Design for Manufacturing
Computer-Aided Design
Engineering Cost and Production Economics
Applied Industrial Ergonomics
Design for Manufacturing Electives
Six Sigma Quality
Industrial Quality Control
Total Quality Management
Advanced Engineering Statistics
Six Sigma Quality Electives
Total Credits30

M.S. in Manufacturing Systems (Master's thesis)

Core Courses
MNE 601Computerized Manufacturing Systems3
MNE 602Flexible and Computer Integrated Manufacturing3
IE  6593
MNE 654Design for Manufacturability3
Thesis
MNE 701Master'S Thesis6
Area of Specialization
Students may choose to specialize in any one of the following areas:12
Process Automation
Systems Analysis and Simulation
Concurrent Engineering
Linear Systems
Process Automation Electives
Design for Manufacturing
Computer-Aided Design
Engineering Cost and Production Economics
Applied Industrial Ergonomics
Design for Manufacturing Electives
Six Sigma Quality
Industrial Quality Control
Total Quality Management
Advanced Engineering Statistics
Six Sigma Quality Electives
Total Credits30