Graduate Programs


Lamar IE is dedicated to student success. Lamar has relatively low tuition costs, small class sizes, near many industrial employers in Beaumont and Houston, and tight connections between faculty and students. 

Our faculty teach and research a wide-range of topics:

  • Manufacturing and Automation
  • Software tools including CAD/CAM, R, Matlab, SQL, Simio simulation software under a grant from Simio LLC, and Python
  • Data Mining, Optimization, Statistics, Quality Control, and Reliability
  • Project Management, Engineering Management, and Supply Chain Management
  • Safety, Human Factors, and Ergonomics

The department offers financial support to competitive students. Typically, qualified graduate students (based on transcripts, GRE and TOEFL/IELTS) will be offered an out-of-state tuition waiver plus a $1,000/year general graduate scholarship. With this scholarship, the student only needs to pay in-state tuition, which is significantly lower than the full tuition. Highly qualified doctoral students and masters students are offered assistantship and fellowships. Most full time doctoral students receive assistantships with tutition waivers.

Lamar University College of Engineering offers the following graduate degree programs with a focus on Industrial Engineering: