One of the fields that international students pursue within The Masters of Science degree is Industrial Engineering. This blog post explores the top programs in the United States and what the expected job outlook and salary may be for an international student on a F1 visa or J1 visa pursuing a Masters in Industrial Engineering.
- A branch of engineering which deals with the optimization of complex processes, systems or organizations.
- Industrial engineers essentially figure out how to do things better, reducing the amount of time, money, materials, man-hours, machine time, energy and other resources to complete processes and systems in the most productive and efficient manner.
While industrial engineering is subject to and eligible for professional engineering licensure in most jurisdictions, its underlying concepts create value that synergize and overlap considerably with certain business-oriented disciplines such as operations management.
- Because Industrial Engineers are not as specialized as other engineers, they are employed in a wide range of industries, including major manufacturing industries, consulting and engineering services, research and development firms, and wholesale trade.
- It’s versatility and close overlap with business operations can lead to many opportunities for a career in a wide variety of fields.