MajorIndustrial Engineering

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in industrial engineering will prepare you for a high-paying career in a large number of industries and governmental organizations. You’ll have access to some of the best labs and technology in the country—and the chance to work and research with faculty and industry professionals on campus and in Kansas’ center of industry.

Learn how industrial engineering is the right fit for you.

 
Engineering student in Reverse Engineering lab.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Engineering, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Grad student's career takes flight with Spirit internship

As a Shocker, you have access to a huge list of employers that provide internship opportunities for students looking to get hands-on job experience. 

Business grad Anushiya Shiley Gomes returned to WSU to earn her master’s, and in the process received a coveted internship at Spirit AeroSystems, one of Wichita’s top employers. 

Her time in the classroom gave her the background to succeed at Spirit. 

Curriculum

In this ABET-accredited program, you’ll study core industrial engineering courses. You can also choose from a number of technical electives—allowing you to specialize in areas such as engineering systems, ergonomics or manufacturing engineering. As a senior, you’ll work in a team on a two-semester project, giving you practical experience you’ll put to use in your future engineering career.

Careers

WSU’s vast industry connections—and experience-based learning for every major—gives industrial engineering students the chance to grow their professional network, build a resume and earn a paycheck, all while still in school, leading to high-paying careers in diverse fields.

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