ABET Industrial Engineering


ABET LogoThe University of Missouri program in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

IE Program Educational Objectives

The Industrial Engineering (IE) program educational objectives have been developed to address the needs of our constituencies and to be consistent with the University of Missouri mission. Within 3-5 years of graduation from the IE program,

  • Graduates will create value for their employers, demonstrating entrepreneurial initiative and make contributions that benefit society.
  • Graduates will expand their capabilities through professional development and advanced education.
  • Graduates will provide leadership and be agents of change in their profession and/or communities.

IE Student Outcomes

Students from the IE program will attain (by the time of graduation):

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

IE Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
2016-2017 145 40
2015-2016 136 52
2014-2015* 159 42
2013-2014 174 38
2012-2013 155 37
* Initiated a freshman program / department application process that resulted in most freshman being undeclared.

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