Industrial and Systems Engineering, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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The Industrial and Systems Engineering MSc program from San José State University aims to ensure that manufacturing or service organization systems are efficient, productive, safe, and well designed against cumulative injury, and that the systems incorporate the right tools and equipment. 


The Industrial and Systems Engineering MSc program from San José State University prepares engineers for these activities and helps achieve the goals of ISE in a manufacturing or service organization. 

It prepares students to bridge the gap between operations and management with courses ranging from operations planning and control, quality assurance and reliability, human factors and ergonomics, human-machine interaction, information engineering, and cost-effectiveness analysis, to organizational development and total quality management. It prepares students to enter the profession immediately or to enter a PhD program.

Graduates with Industrial and Systems Engineering from San José State University will be able to:

  • function (use and apply discipline knowledge) effectively and provide leadership (interpret, analyze and implement solutions to problems/challenges) within an organization.
  • form, facilitate, lead, coordinate and participate in teams.
  • understand organizational processes and behaviors.
  • have a graduate level knowledge of methodological and computational skills with which able to operate (apply) effectively.
  • have a graduate level proficiency in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data.
  • have a graduate level proficiency in evaluating the impact of these solutions in the broader context of the organization and society.
  • have a graduate level proficiency in effectively presenting and selling(communicating) solutions in the form of written, oral and electronic media.
  • accomplish life-long growth (life-long learners) within the field of profession of ISE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Analysis of Engineering Experiments 
  • Human Factors Experiments 
  • Managing the Lean Enterprise Improvement Program 
  • Information Engineering 
  • Advanced Operations Research 
  • Quality Assurance and Reliability 
  • Analytics for Systems Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
  • A 2.5 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study.
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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