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Industrial Engineering Technology

Purdue University in West Lafayette

Learn to manage engineering operations, from research and design to implementation. You will study economics, business, technology leadership and design thinking in technology, and benefit from understanding both the human-centered and technical approaches to managing technology. Our well-rounded graduates have become industrial engineers, managers, consultants, analysts and quality engineers in industries that include manufacturing, retail, health care and government.

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

Industrial Engineering Technology
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Transfer to Industrial Engineering Technology

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information

Tami Lynch
(765) 494-8590

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Careers in Industrial Engineering Technology

  •   Industrial engineer
  •   Manufacturing engineer
  •   Quality control/assurance
  •   Production manager
  •   Operations supervisor
  •   Sales engineer
  •   Purchasing manager

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