ISyE Master's Degree Program Options
The ISYE MS graduate program offers two 30-credit MS degree program options.
1) The 30 Credit MSIE Professional Degree is for students that finish their undergraduate degree in the Industrial & Systems Engineering program at UW-Madison. (Students that did not receive their undergraduate degree in ISyE UW Madison must apply for the MS degree program option below).
- To be eligible, students MUST have an undergraduate degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the UW Madison AND have an overall GPA of 3.0 or a GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 credits of their BSIE undergraduate program.
- At least 15 credits of ISYE courses, 500 level or above, in the student.s area of specialization.*
- Included in the 15 credits within ISYE, at least one course containing a significant project experience related to the student's area of specialization. Any course(s) taken as an undergraduate cannot be taken again. Examples include: ISYE 476, 515, 565, 641, 653, 671, 672, or 3cr of 699 related to the student's area of specialization.
- No more than six credits of independent study.
- At least nine credits of electives that relate to the student's area of specialization (examples include: statistics, business, computer science, other engineering courses).
- An attached paragraph explaining how the student's chosen courses relate to their area of specialization and form an in-depth understanding of that topic.
* IE courses between 300-500 level may be used to fulfill this requirement only if approved by the Advisor and the Academic Affairs Committee Chair. Any course below the 300 level will not count towards a graduate degree.
30-credit MS Option requirements
The 30cr MS Option Requirements vary according to Focus Area:
- Decision Science and Operations Research, prior to Fall 2012 Planning Grid
- Decision Science and Operations Research, Fall 2012 and after Planning Grid
- Health Systems Planning Grid
- Health Systems Brochure
- Human Factors & Ergonomics, prior to Fall 2010 Planning Grid
- Human Factors & Ergonomics, Fall 2010 and after Planning Grid
Human Factors Engineering (Effective Fall 2013) Planning Grid
- Manufacturing and Production Systems, prior to Fall 2012 Planning Grid
- Manufacturing and Production Systems, Fall 2012 and after. Planning Grid
- Quality Engineering Planning Grid