Graduate Program
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General Objectives

The graduate programs in industrial engineering at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez provide a state-of-the-art curriculum committed to:

  • expand and deepen students’ intellectual capabilities, and understanding in the design, implementation, analysis, and improvement of industrial and service processes
  • enable students to pursue advanced degrees, attain leadership roles, and facilitate career advancement
  • train the next-generation of industrial engineering professionals with the capabilities to solve complex problems affecting our communities
  • master students’ communication skills through dissemination of their work in written and oral form.

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

The specific objectives of the MSIE program are to:

  • ignite critical thinking skills by creating knowledge through fundamental and applied research.
  • seek advanced degrees and academic careers.

Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering

The MEIE program houses two different options: Option II (Project) and Option III (Coursework).

Option II: Project (inactive since Fall 2021)

The MEIE Option II program aims to:

  • integrate and implement advanced current analytic techniques within the different IE-related areas to solve highly complex problems
  • involve students in the development of new applications that will facilitate their work as expert technicians or consultants.


Option III: Coursework

The MEIE Plan III program aims to:

  • deepen students’ understanding of current knowledge through the exploration of various IE disciplines.