Receive a well-rounded education that lets you start your career ready to make a difference with a degree in industrial engineering. Industrial engineering is one of the renowned engineering programs at UW-Platteville that will give you credibility with leading organizations.
As an industrial engineer, you’ll 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, http://www.abet.org, and the curriculum covers topics in ergonomics, work measurement, operations analysis, facility layout, management, and continuous improvement.
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.
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.
At UW-Platteville, industrial engineering graduates are well prepared to sit for the national Fundamentals of Engineering exam, the first step in becoming a licensed professional engineer, where they have a rate of passing the exam that far exceeds the national average for industrial engineers.