Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Department

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at UWM

The Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department provides a broad, technical, hands-on education in the design, control, operation, evaluation, and implementation of systems and processes for service and manufacturing industries as well as government organizations.

Concentrations

  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Operations research and logistics
  • Ergonomics and human factors

Research

Work with faculty engaged in leading-edge research in -areas such as:

  • Lean manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • Material handling & distribution
  • Real-time resource management
  • Systems design modeling
  • Ergonomics
  • Occupational Biomechanics

Career Paths

Industrial engineers work in a wide range of jobs for organizations with household names such as 3M, Apple, UPS, Lockheed Martin and the US Postal Service.

  • Process Engineer
  • Production / Operations Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Quality Engineer
  • Continuous Improvement Leader
  • Ergonomist

Did You Know?

Industrial engineering is among the fastest growing fields in engineering. Today’s graduates work in both the public and private sectors to optimize complex processes and systems. In the process, they:

  • Improve productivity
  • Reduce waste / preserve natural resources
  • Maximize profits
  • Minimize injuries

ABET-Accredited

We offer an ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering degree in Industrial Engineering that prepares you for the future.

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Enrollment5657828698
Degrees Awarded137141822
Starting Salary$55,000

Learn more about our program educational objectives and student outcomes.

The Industrial Engineering Major is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21201
(410) 347-7700
abet.org

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