The Industrial, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering Department at Wichita State University is committed to experience-based instruction and research in design, analysis and operation of manufacturing and other integrated systems of people, material, equipment and money. Simply put, our graduates make the world a better place by improving the way things work.

IME students in lab.

Our programs

Two Undergraduate Degree Programs: BS in Industrial Engineering (IE) and BS in Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (PDME), which are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Three Graduate Degree Programs
: Master of Engineering Management, MS in IE, and PhD in IE, which allow specialization in manufacturing systems, operations research, production and supply chain analytics, engineering systems, quality and reliability, and ergonomics/human factors engineering.

Five Graduate Certificate Programs
: Foundations of Six Sigma and Quality Improvement, Rapid Prototyping and Product Development, Lean Systems, Systems Engineering and Management, and Enterprise Systems and Supply Chain Management.