Bachelor of Science Industrial Engineering

Gannon University

As companies adopt continuous productivity and quality improvement measures to survive in an increasingly competitive world market, industrial engineers will become vital to organizational success. Industrial engineers are the only engineering professionals trained specifically to be productivity- and quality-improvement specialists.



You Will Learn

Industrial engineers learn to apply human and material resources to efficiently and profitably make a product or provide a service. Students in Gannon University’s industrial engineering (IE) program can choose one of six concentrations offered in the program. They are:

economics and financial systems  

ergonomics and human factors  

healthcare systems  

international industrial engineering  

production engineering  

supply chain and logistics systems      

The IE program allows students the flexibility to collaborate with other areas on campus, such as mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, the Dahlkemper School of Business, the Small Business Development Center and the Erie Technology Incubator. This program will teach students to become leaders in IE as they learn key components of the field, such as designing efficient and safe working environments.

You Will Experience

The curriculum will prepare graduates to design, develop, implement and improve integrated systems using appropriate analytical, computational and experimental practices. Students who graduate from this program will have the background to obtain an engineering position in industry, enter an IE or engineering management graduate program, or earn a Master of Business Administration. All graduating seniors will qualify to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, which is the first step toward professional licensure. Students are also encouraged 
to complete an internship. Local companies that have employed Gannon engineering students as interns include:

FMC Technologies Inc.  

GE Transportation  

Industrial Sales & Manufacturing, Inc.  

LORD Corporation      

You Will Achieve

Industrial engineers are employed in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, services, entertainment, shipping and healthcare. Career opportunities include, but are not limited to the following:

industrial engineer  

management engineer  

manufacturing engineer  

process engineer  

project manager  

quality engineer  

supply chain solutions engineer        

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