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Educational Outcomes

Graduating master’s degree students will demonstrate:

Depth

  • Understanding of advanced concepts, methods and technologies in an IEM thrust area.

Breadth

  • Understanding of IEM beyond a specific thrust area
  • Understanding the role of industrial engineering, management and leadership in business and society.  

Comprehensive Thinking Skills

  • Ability to identify, formulate and creatively solve unstructured problems.  
  • Ability to think at all six levels of Bloom’s taxonomy (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation).

Fundamentals

  • Knowledge and skills required to apply fundamental IE concepts, methods and technologies.  
  • Sufficient knowledge and skills in math, basic science and engineering science to successfully perform in their thrust area.  
  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Ability to perform in culturally diverse, multi-disciplinary teams.

Communication

  • Ability to effectively communicate problem definitions, analysis, potential solutions, results and recommendations to both technical and general audiences.

Thesis Option – In addition to the above, graduating students possess:

  • An understanding of research methodologies in terms of planning and executing a creative research program and  communicating the results there from.

Doctoral Level – In addition to the above, graduating students possess:

  • A mastery of research methodologies in terms of planning and executing a creative research program and communicating the results there from.

 

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