M.Sc. On Campus

Industrial Engineering - Systems Engineering and Analytics

University of Wisconsin Madison

12 months
25548 USD/year
25548 USD/year
12220 USD/year
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The program in Industrial Engineering - Systems Engineering and Analytics at the University of Wisconsin Madison will train students to recognize, identify, analyze, and solve decision problems arising in the efficient operations of engineering systems. The program focuses on methods and models for data analytics and data-driven decision-making.


Analytics, and the ability to effectively utilize data, is quickly becoming an important component in engineering decision making. There is a strong need in the marketplace for people who use analytical tools to transform data into insights for making better decisions.

The Industrial Engineering - Systems Engineering and Analytics program at the University of Wisconsin Madison offers students the opportunity to pursue graduate training in this important and emerging area, under the auspices of the foremost experts in their field, in one of the world’s top-ranked departments of industrial and systems engineering. (We were ranked 8th in the latest US News and World Report rankings). The flexible curricula in Systems Engineering and Analytics enable students to tailor their degree program to suit their particular needs and career objectives.

After completing your degree, you will be able to analyze, process, and build conclusions based on the data you collect in the design, testing, and operations phases of engineering and design processes.

The program includes training in optimization models and methods, applied industrial analytics, simulation modeling and analysis, and courses wherein these analytical and computational tools are applied in an engineering systems setting. These learned skills are now highly sought after in manufacturing, transportation, finance, healthcare, and other industrial sectors.

What You Learn

  • Acquire mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles in analytics.
  • Utilize data-driven methodologies to formulate, analyze, and solve advanced engineering problems.
  • Evaluate relevant analytical, computational, engineering tools to address advanced systems engineering problems.
  • Solve real-world problems using computer-assisted, data-driven decision making technologies.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Engineering Economic Analysis
  • Industrial Data Analytics
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Facilities Planning
  • Inspection, Quality Control and Reliability
  • Engineering Management of Continuous Process Improvement
  • Optimization
  • Linear Optimization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BS degree in engineering or related area or equivalent
  • Mathematical Statistics course
  • Introduction to Programming course (for example, Data Programming)
  • 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
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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    25548 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 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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