Improve quality and safety, streamline processes, cut costs, and manage people in a variety of manufacturing and technical settings.

Industrial Engineering Technology

Industrial Engineering Technology

A major in Purdue's Industrial Engineering Technology Program

You will focus on both technical- and human-centered approaches to technology management. You will learn how to manage and coordinate engineering operations and lead projects from research to design to implementation. Coursework is enhanced with an overview of business and economics. Some of your first-year coursework includes design thinking in technology and foundations of technology leadership.

When you major in industrial engineering technology at Purdue University, you will gain skills to prepare you for a wide variety of industries: manufacturing plants, government agencies, hospitals, healthcare organizations and retail companies. Graduates are prepared for variety of roles: consultant, analyst, industrial engineer, quality engineer manager and more.

During your pursuit of an industrial engineering technology degree, you’ll work with faculty in the School of Engineering Technology who have years of experience in industry and are experts in helping organizations improve amongst technology nuances.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Broaden your scope of expertise by adding coursework to earn a Six Sigma certification or minors in organizational leadership, biometrics and more.
  • Take advantage of real-world and global experiences with internships and international opportunities. Industrial engineering students have the opportunity to take courses abroad at partner institutions in Germany, Ireland, Switzerland and Peru without delaying time to graduation.
  • Gain real-world experience with courses in facility design and total productive maintenance.
  • Solve design challenges with 3D printing and parametric modeling software in a state-of-the-art rapid prototyping lab.
  • Benefit from faculty experience in industrial careers.
  • If you participated in PROJECT LEAD THE WAY courses during high school, you can redeem up to 12 credit hours toward this major.

What is ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY?

IET Major

ABET

The industrial engineering technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

WHERE TO STUDY

This degree is offered at the following locations:

Location Information

Advisor: David Riegle
Student Affairs Administrator
765-494-0323
riegled@purdue.edu

Location Information

Advisor: Heather Noblitt
Student Affairs Administrator
812-348-2025
hnoblitt@purdue.edu

Location Information

Advisor: Christopher Anthony
Student Affairs Administrator
765-496-7858
anthony1@purdue.edu

Advisor: Brooke Sale
Student Affairs Administrator
765-496-7857
bmcantre@purdue.edu

Location Information

Advisor: Christy Snip
Student Affairs Administrator
765-494-7735
csnip@purdue.edu

Advisor: Allison Buddemeyer
Student Affairs Administrator
765-494-7738
abuddeme@purdue.edu

Location Information

Advisor: Christy Tollett
Student Affairs Administrator
765-494-7447
ctollett@purdue.edu

Advisor: Katelyn Clark
Student Affairs Administrator
765-494-7476
todd39@purdue.edu

Location Information

Advisor: Angela Huff
Student Affairs Administrator
765-494-5613
huff70@purdue.edu