School of Engineering Innovation Center

Industrial Engineering Technology

Maximize quality of products and services while minimizing cost through industrial engineering technology principles and techniques. Industrial engineering technology emphasizes the design, improvement and installation of integrated systems of people, materials and equipment.

Program Overview

There is more than one way to start an engineering career, and engineering technology may be the pathway for you. The industrial engineering technology program prepares you to work in both manufacturing and service industries in areas such as operations, production, quality and services. You will learn to increase productivity, improve the quality of products or services, decrease the costs to provide products or services, and make the workplace safer for employees. To develop cross-functional skills and prepare you for success in this adaptable field, the curriculum includes a strong emphasis on industrial systems and technical courses from related fields.

By learning about lean management methods, motion and time study, plant layout, quality assurance and supervision, you will be prepared to work in jobs related to the management and operation of modern manufacturing or service industries.

To ensure you are able to focus on the big picture and can express yourself effectively, you will also take a variety of courses in computers, mathematics, the humanities, and the social and natural sciences.

The industrial engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, 410-347-7700.

Academic Requirements

Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Click the "Review Degree Requirements" link and select your area of interest.