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: Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering, both of which are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Three Graduate Degree Programs: Master of Engineering Management, M.S. in IE, and Ph.D. 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.

Four Graduate Certificate Programs: Foundations of Six Sigma and Quality Improvement, Lean Systems, Systems Engineering and Management, and Enterprise Systems and Supply Chain Management.


Making a difference