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Program Overview

In Ashland's Industrial and Systems Engineering program you’ll learn skills that apply across engineering disciplines, such as sound business practices, that are foundational in industrial engineering. Industrial and Systems Engineering is the type of engineering that’s most applicable across a wide range of industries. Industrial and systems engineers apply math and science technologies to improve processes and benefit society.

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Delivery Format

In Person


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Time to Complete

4 years



How Do I Know if This Program Is Right for Me?

An Industrial and Systems Engineering degree could be right for you if you enjoy any of the following:

  • Making discoveries and learning.
  • Finding innovative solutions for everyday problems.
  • Science and applied mathematics.
  • Improving and organizing processes.
  • Realism and practicality.
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Learning Experiences

You’ll receive individual attention from your professors while you learn the fundamentals that will allow you to build a career in any direction:

  • Manufacturing processes
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Engineering management
  • Safety/occupational health
  • Workplace ergonomics

There are more than a dozen student organizations available in the College of Business and Economics, such as The Association of Supply Chain Management Student Chapter. There are also a variety of internship and work experiences available.

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Sample Curriculum

For additional information about the Industrial and Systems Engineering curriculum, view the Four-Year Curriculum Guide.

Choose Ohio First Scholarship

Ashland University has been awarded a grant from the state of Ohio to provide Choose Ohio First Scholarships to outstanding students in a variety of majors. Four programs in the Dauch College of Business & Economics are eligible for this scholarship: Business Analytics, Management Information Systems, Industrial and Systems Engineering and Supply Chain Management. These scholarships support academically strong students who plan to continue to graduate school or employment in STEM industries after completing a bachelor’s degree. Students can receive $3,000 per academic year for four years.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled in one of AU's Dauch College of Business & Economics COF programs of study: Business Analytics, Management Information Systems, Industrial and Systems Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • ACT score of 25 or higher; or SAT score of 1200 or higher
  • High school GPA of 3.5 or higher
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Can You Give Me a Glimpse of My Future?

Companies need engineers who understand the fundamentals and are capable of adapting them to their specific operations. You’ll be equipped to enhance the productivity and safety of people, processes and systems.

Contact Information

Robert Stoll
Robert Stoll, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Management, International Business, Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
206 Dauch College of Business and Economics