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Mississippi State University

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Manufacturing systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial and systems engineering
Master of Science (MS) Operations research
Master of Science (MS) Human factors and ergonomics
Master of Science (MS) Industrial systems
Master of Science (MS) Management systems

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Comprehensive oral or written exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
30
Accepted
19
Enrolled
47%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on junior and senior years
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 on master's degree and junior and senior years of BS

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

98
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.1%
Black or African American 11.22%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.02%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.02%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Operations research, ergonomics, production systems, management systems, transportation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,227,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9542
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. John Usher
Professor/Head
Email: usher@ise.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-8875
Fax: 662-325-7618