Prepare for a hands-on and in-demand career as an industrial engineer through the guidance of the UW-Platteville Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. You’ll explore techniques and develop skills to help improve productivity in all types of companies by designing tasks, systems, and products that improve efficiencies while being safer, offering a higher return on investment, and making better use of resources.
Our industrial engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, and the curriculum covers topics in ergonomics, work measurement, operations analysis, facility layout, management, and continuous improvement. Plus, At UW-Platteville our curriculum is aligned with the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, the first step in becoming a licensed professional engineer, and our graduates have a passing rate that far exceeds the national average.
Industrial engineering graduates find themselves applying their analytical, computer, and communication skills across a wide variety of environments including factories, health care institutions, colleges and universities, and more as they provide the interface between machines and people. If you are interested in the management and business aspects of industrial engineering, you can pursue the engineering management certificate in addition to your degree.