Industrial Engineering Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Industrial Engineering Degree

The focus of Industrial Engineering is a field designed to analyze people, systems, processes, information, equipment, knowledge, materials, and money through a lens of improvement, value-generation, and development of integrated systems. In other words, Industrial Engineering works to optimization of complex industrial processes, organizations, and systems. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer industrial engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Industrial Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. West Virginia University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree94
Master's Degree8

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male75
Female27

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black2
Hispanic2
White81
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien15

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Industrial Engineering program at West Virginia University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Industrial Production Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Industrial Engineers

Description

Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, industrial engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 0.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Morgantown, WV
    • Average Hourly Rate: $40.52
    • Average Annual Salary: $84270

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007