Master of Science Degree Program – Degree Options

Master of Science – Project Option

  • The minimum total number of credits is 30.
  • At least 50% of the course work must be taken in the IE Department.
  • All students must take IE 598, project course.
  • At least 5 IE courses should be selected from the approved course list found in Table 3.
  • A student will take an additional 4 electives from among the approved course list found in either Table 3 or 4.

Master of Science – Course Only Option

  • The minimum total number of credits is 30 for the course only option.
  • At least 50% of the course work must be taken in the Department of Industrial Engineering. (50% may be transferred in if the student was enrolled in an approved graduate program)
  • At least 5 IE courses must be selected from the approved course list found in Table 3.
  • A student will take an additional 5 electives from among the approved course list found in either Table 3 or 4.

Master of Science – Thesis Option

  • The minimum total number of credits is 30.
  • All students must take 6 credits of IE 599 (Masters Thesis).
  • A total of 5 IE courses should be selected from the course list in Table 3.
  • Fifty percent of coursework must be in the department.

Note

  • NMSU reserves the right to change the program requirements without prior notice. Information in the NMSU Graduate Catalog takes precedence over any other information.