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Industrial Engineering - Human Factors and Health Systems Engineering

University of Wisconsin Madison

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
25526 USD/year
25526 USD/year
12200 USD/year
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About

The  Industrial Engineering - Human Factors and Health Systems Engineering program at University of Wisconsin Madison provides students content from physical ergonomics, cognitive ergonomics, macroergonomics and broad issues in health care, including long-term care, prevention, quality improvement, health care financing, and system evaluation.

Overview

This  Industrial Engineering - Human Factors and Health Systems Engineering program at University of Wisconsin Madison considers human reliability, psychomotor capabilities and human characteristics in equipment. 

As an important aspect of equipment design is human-computer interaction. Engineers are concerned with the complex physical relationships between people, machines, job demands and work methods, design, work quality and assessment of skill.

Also important are organizational issues such as management approaches, job design, participative problem solving, psychological stress, job satisfaction, performance effectiveness, product/service quality, and quality of work life.

What You Learn

  • Articulates, critiques, or elaborates the theories, research methods, and approaches to inquiry or schools of practice in industrial and systems engineering including areas such as decision science and operations research, quality engineering, manufacturing and health systems, and/or human factors.
  • Identifies sources and assembles evidence pertaining to questions or challenges in industrial and systems engineering.
  • Selects and/or utilizes the most appropriate industrial and systems engineering methodologies and practices.
  • Evaluates or synthesizes information pertaining to questions or challenges in industrial and systems engineering.
  • Communicates clearly in ways appropriate to industrial and systems engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Economic Analysis
  •  Human Factors
  • Health Systems Engineering
  • Inspection, Quality Control and Reliability
  • Engineering Management of Continuous Process Improvement
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Special Topics in Industrial Engineering
  • Safety and Quality in the Medication Use System

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must also meet department specific requirements as outlined below:

  • BS degree in engineering or related area or equivalent
  • Mathematical Statistics Course (for example, STAT 312 Introduction to Theory and Methods of Mathematical Statistics II)
  • Non-native English speakers must have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 580 (written), 243 (computer-based test), or 92 (Internet version).
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for this masters programs in I Sy E.
  • Submit a Statement of Purpose with your online application.
  • Letters of Recommendation Required: 3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25526 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25526 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12200 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Industrial Engineering - Human Factors and Health Systems Engineering
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