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Industrial and Systems Engineering


Industrial and Systems Engineering







Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Gallogly College of Engineering


Advance Your Career

The online Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering program provides a strong combination of methods and applications. Students can take advantage of faculty expertise in three areas: aerospace and defense, health and medical systems, and critical infrastructures. The online graduate program centers around preparing students to solve real-world problems to optimize processes, systems, investments, and organizations in nearly every industry. Students develop technical capabilities as well as professional skills including leadership, teamwork, and communication.

The Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering is a fully online program that can be completed in as little as 24 months. It features:

  • 10 courses totaling 33 credit hours
  • A blend of asynchronous coursework and live online class sessions
  • Elective courses for students to tailor their degree to a specific professional interest

Course Topics Include:

  • Fundamentals of Engineering Statistical Analysis
  • Decision Analysis
  • Systems Requirements and Architecting
  • Project Leadership
  • Analytics and Metaheuristics
  • Quality and Reliability Engineering
  • Simulation Modeling and Analysis
  • Models Based System Engineering
  • Cost Engineering
  • Project Management Methods

The program culminates with a Capstone project, in which students synthesize concepts across the entire program. Students will work with their advisor in the creation and presentation of the capstone project.


    100% Online

Admission Deadline:

    Rolling Admissions

Program Start Terms:

    Fall and Spring



Strong Alumni Network

Graduating from the University of Oklahoma connects you to thousands of graduates. With a rich tradition and history, graduates have opportunities to network with Sooners already in the Industrial Systems Engineering field through many formal and informal networks.


Academic Excellence

OU’s graduate school experience is built on the idea that our world-class faculty are mixed with professors of practice to provide valuable instruction in a high-quality online learning environment.



Student Experience

Each class is selected to foster a personalized, engaging experience with both faculty and peers. The format includes both synchronous and asynchronous activities designed to be similar to the experiences students would have on-campus.

An Investment in Your Future

Costs for the program include:

  • $32,505 (33 credit hours at $985 per credit hour)*
  • $350 tuition deposit due upon enrollment
  • Books and materials are additional costs

Financial Aid is available to qualifying students. For more information, please contact the Department of OU Online Financial Aid at

*Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

Program Details

To apply to our online M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, students must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or appropriate international equivalent). Students are encouraged to hold an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM) discipline. Prerequisites for the program include Engineering Calculus I and II. A Linear Algebra course is recommended, though not required.

Applicants must complete the following:

·       Complete an online application.

·       Submit a current resume

·       Provide official transcripts from all institutions attended

·       Submit a personal statement

We do not require applicants to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). We accept applications on a rolling basis. Applications are reviewed individually.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers. 

If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please contact the Online Aid office by emailing or calling at 405-325-2929.

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Program Contacts:

Enrollment Counselor:

(405) 328-7363

Schedule a Time to Meet


Shiva Raman
Director of ISE