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Wayne State University

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Engineering management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial engineering
Master of Science (MS) Manufacturing engineering
Master of Science (MS) Industrial engineering
Master of Science (MS) Data science and business analytics
(Certificate) Systems engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 211
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT (for applicants to MS in data science and business analytics)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

712
Applied
242
Accepted
69
Enrolled
34%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT (for applicants to MS in data science and business analytics)
Master's Degree Requirements BS from ABET-accredited institution
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Graduate degree in engineering or related discipline with minimum graduate GPA of 3.5, statement of purpose, resume/curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements BS in engineering or other technical field from ABET-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division course work, at least one year of full-time work experience as practicing engineer or technical leader

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

366
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.64%
Black or African American 3.83%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0.55%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Manufacturing systems, infrastructure, and management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
320,400

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Leslie Monplaisir
Associate Professor/Chair
Email: leslie.monplaisir@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-3821
Fax: 313-577-8833