Industrial Engineering Technology

Industrial Engineering Technology at South Bend

From business to industry to government, you will design creative solutions to help your industry work safer, faster, and leaner and be more cost effective. The program provides a hands-on approach to making production and services more efficient. You will use engineering processes and systems to improve quality and productivity as part of the program’s well-rounded methodology. Your work in eliminating waste – of energy, materials, time and other commodities – will save companies money.

Special Features

  • Broaden your scope of expertise with classes from several disciplines
  • Benefit from faculty experience in industrial careers

ATTN: IT students

Current industrial technology (IT) students can use the same resources listed on this page. IT plans of study remain active for those students already enrolled at Purdue prior to fall 2016.

Donzel Leggett Alumni Profile
My Technology degree was the key that opened the door of opportunity from an operations leadership standpoint. The IT curriculum favorably compares to engineering, and is highly applicable and transferable to the plethora of roles that I have held at Quaker Oats and now General Mills.
Donzel Leggett
Industrial Technology '90, MS '92
  • Biotechnology
  • Aviation psychology
  • Technological workforce development
  • Industrial materials processing
  • Biometrics
  • Standards
  • Automatic identification and data capture (AIDC)

In addition to the fees charged to all Purdue students (technology fee, repair and rehabilitation fee, student fitness and wellness fee), students in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute pay a differential general service fee of $286.00 each semester.

Full information about tuition and fees is available on the Purdue Bursar’s Office Web site.