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Work Towards a Career in Sustainable Engineering

SRU's Industrial and Systems Engineering degree prepares you for rewarding, stable, and lucrative career

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Offered by: Physics and Engineering

Slippery Rock University's Industrial and Systems Engineering program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and techniques they need for successful careers in engineering. This four-year degree teaches students how to optimize complex processes or systems in a variety of settings. Students learn how to eliminate waste in processes such as materials, man-hours, and machine time. They also learn how to have a meaningful impact on the environment through efforts to promote sustainable processes.

Why Choose Industrial and Systems Engineering?

A recent report by the Bureau of Labor statistics predicts high growth in industrial and systems engineering between 2010 and 2040. A large number of existing engineers in the field are now over 55 years of age, further driving demand. In addition, Forbes magazine rates a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) as one of the most in-demand degrees, with engineering jobs having a median annual salary of $85,720.

What Will You Learn?

Slippery Rock's curriculum provides students with a hands-on, in-depth learning experience covering the major fields of study in Industrial and Systems Engineering-including business process improvement and optimization using current methodologies such as Six Sigma and sustainability.

Our engineering program allows students to enroll in classes such as Engineering Graphics and Six Sigma Methodology in the first couple of years, which prepares them for internships and, eventually, their careers.

What careers can you pursue with an Industrial and Systems Engineering degree?

Graduates will be able to select from a broad range of career opportunities. Manufacturers, amusement parks, transportation companies, government agencies, and many others rely on industrial and systems engineers to improve their processes. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates more than 236,000 ISE jobs will be available in the United Stated by 2024.

Those with a Bachelor's in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Slippery Rock can pursue rewarding and high-paying positions. Graduates enjoy life-long professional development in a high-demand field.

Earn your Industrial and Systems Engineering degree at Slippery Rock!

Slippery Rock University's Bachelor's in Industrial and Systems Engineering program prepares students for successful careers in a growing field. Interested in learning more? Request more information today!