Master of Engineering

The Master of Engineering Degree requires the completion of 30 semester hours of graduate course work. The Department of Industrial Engineering offers a wide range of courses, giving students the opportunity to construct a degree plan that meets their long-term professional and academic goals. The Department of Industrial Engineering offers graduate courses in three different fields to personalize your experience:

Supply Chain and ERP
Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Statistics
Manufacturing and Automation

Admission Requirements

*Lamar University has waived the application fee for graduate school and the requirement to take the GRE for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020. Applications will be evaluated based on academic record.  For more information, see this webpage.*

For admission to the program, the student must meet the following requirements:

1. The general requirements for admission to the College of Graduate Studies.
2. Hold a bachelor's degree in a field of engineering or related discipline with credit substantially equivalent to that required for bachelor's degrees at Lamar University.

For more information, please see our Admissions Information website.

Degree Requirements

  1. 30 hours of graduate coursework approved by the graduate advisor.
  2. All College of Graduate Studies general degree requirements
  3. Satisfactory completion of a final comprehensive examination

Why Lamar IE for non-thesis masters degree?

  1. Affordable. Lamar University is affordable with many students offered scholarships that come with instate tuition. The degree is 30 hours instead of 36.
  2. Flexible. The department allows students to take one course outside the department per semester.
  3. ERP. Students can take ERP/SAP courses from the business school.
  4. Machine Learning and Optimization. Students can take several data science courses during their degree.
  5. Automation. Students can take several courses on manufacturing and automation during their degree.
  6. Focused. We synchronize our courses with the job market.