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Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial & Systems Engineering

Program Details

Mississippi State University offers the graduate program leading to the PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Major areas of study include industrial systems, operations research, manufacturing systems, management systems engineering and ergonomics/human factors. Research laboratories include facilities in Human Systems Engineering, Logistics and Transportation Engineering, Management Systems Engineering, and Simulation and Advanced Computation.


  • A master degree in engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, or other related majors with strong mathematical backgrounds and business or social science backgrounds
  • Competence in calculus, statistics, and computing
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges