Industrial Engineering Technology
You will focus on both technical and human-centered approaches to technology management. You will learn how to manage and coordinate engineering operations and lead projects from design to implementation. Coursework is enhanced with an overview of business and economics.
You will gain skills to prepare you for a wide variety of options: manufacturing plants, government agencies, hospitals, healthcare organizations, retail companies, and more.
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one of 10 academic colleges at Purdue University. The Polytechnic specializes in team-based labs where you’ll test ideas, take things apart and put them back together — only better. You’ll learn side-by-side with professors who have worked in the industry and thrive on combining theory, imagination and real-world application. In this innovative environment, you'll learn by doing - gaining deep technical knowledge and applied skills in your chosen discipline coupled with problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication and leadership skills employers desire.
Plan of Study
Related Career Interests
Careers in Industrial Engineering Technology
- Industrial engineer
- Manufacturing engineer
- Quality control/assurance
- Production manager
- Operations supervisor
- Sales engineer
- Purchasing manager
Transfer to Industrial Engineering Technology
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 2.5