The University of Washington's Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET ABET.org. The goal of the undergraduate program is to provide a comprehensive education to prepare students for the profession.
UW Industrial Engineering educational objectives
- Our graduates are employed in productive careers utilizing industrial engineering skills in industry and/or academia.
- Engineering expertise
- Our graduates apply engineering design methods and tools to represent, integrate and solve important problems, and their work reflects an appreciation of the non-deterministic nature of engineering systems and devices.
- Our graduates are ethical leaders who are socially responsible, work collaboratively with others, and have an appreciation for other disciplines.
- Lifelong learning
- Our graduates remain at the leading edge of the industrial engineering discipline and respond to challenges of an ever-changing environment with the most current knowledge and technology.
UW IE ABET learning outcomes
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data
- An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
- An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- An ability to communicate effectively
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- A knowledge of contemporary issues
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
- An understanding of the integrated, inter-disciplinary nature of the discipline
- Undergraduate: 141
- Master of Science: 19
- Master of Engineering: 56
- PhD: 28