An Engineering/Industrial Management major/degree is a program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the planning and operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations and prepares individuals to plan and manage such operations.
Includes instruction in accounting, engineering economy, financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering/Industrial Management?
With a degree in this program, you may find yourself with a variety of highly lucrative and fast-growing career opportunities. These include industrial production management and mechanical engineering.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Engineering/Industrial Management
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- Production and Operations Management Society
Publications/Magazines in Engineering/Industrial Management