Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs provide students with advanced knowledge and technical skills in the areas of industrial engineering, operations research and engineering management.

We offer a rich variety of projects in the areas of operations research, ergonomics, manufacturing processes, production, health systems, quality engineering, uncertainty representation and intelligent reasoning.

With degree offerings online and at the Manhattan campus, our programs can be tailored to the diverse needs of each student, whether they hope to expand their career options, gain a competitive edge as they enter the job market or advance in their careers.

The department is not only committed to excellence in research and teaching, but also to fostering a personal and challenging learning community for our students. Our graduate classes typically enroll 20 or fewer students, and our curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinary research, collaboration with industrial partners, and development and modeling of various industrial processes.

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Degree options


Certificate in integrated risk management

Gain an advanced understanding of risk, economics, finance and management with a new Certificate in Integrated Risk Management program, offered by the K-State Center for Risk Management Education and Research in coordination with the IMSE department and the department of finance.

Learn more about the certificate requirements