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Engineering - Manufacturing Systems Engineering

24 months
19500 USD/year
19500 USD/year
19500 USD/year
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Rapid change is constant in manufacturing. This Engineering - Manufacturing Systems Engineering program at the University of Wisconsin Madison helps you build your competitive edge as you prepare to lead and manage in this dynamic field. You will be ready to innovate when it comes to advanced technologies, lean, data analytics and technical project management.


Learn how to develop long-term operational strategies with the Engineering - Manufacturing Systems Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison. Understand how the production floor, supply chain and other systems work as a whole and how best to drive improvement. Build relationships with peers from around the globe and share successes and ways to address challenges. This online program can have an immediate positive impact on your capabilities and performance without interrupting your career.

After completing courses in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering and business, you will be ready for your next role. Whether you’re interested in becoming a senior manufacturing engineer, a production manager or plant manager—you will have the knowledge and expertise to stand out in your organization.


  • The online MSE program requires weekly, direct interaction between the professor and students, often resulting in more live discussion, group work and networking than a typical campus lecture format.
  • We pair flexibility with a fixed curriculum and semester schedule that will allow you to maintain focus and consistent progress. This versatile but structured approach produces graduates with valuable new skills. As a master’s student, you will develop and polish your skills in project and change management, team leadership, and effective communication.
  • The online MSE degree program, can be completed in two to three years and you may transfer up to six credits of prior graduate work. Our program consists of 30 credits, designed to give you a well-rounded professional education.
  • The courses in the online MSE program will build your ability to collect and manage data, conduct sustainable system improvements, design and operate supply chains, and evaluate new technologies for the manufacturing process.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quality Engineering and Quality Management
  • Production Systems Control
  • Technical Project Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Fundamentals of Industrial Data Analytics
  • Engineering Economics and Management
  • Design and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems
  • Smart Manufacturing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor of science (BS) degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or the equivalent.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 or the equivalent of the last 60 semester hours (approximately two years of work) or a master’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • GRE is not required. Applicants who have taken the test are encouraged to submit their scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • In-State

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

$1,300 per credit


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Engineering - Manufacturing Systems Engineering
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