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PhD Program

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program in Industrial Engineering prepares students to be scholars and leaders in academic, research or industry settings.

Students pursuing a PhD in Industrial Engineering can choose to concentrate their studies in one of following the areas: 
operations researchhuman factors/ergonomics, or production systems.

Our students work with internationally recognized faculty in their chosen area of concentration. The program combines rigorous coursework with supervised research experiences culminating in a significant, independent research project (the PhD dissertation). By the end of the degree program, students have become independent scholars, presenting and publishing their work in peer-reviewed conferences and journals.

Explore the PhD Program