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Master of Science in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

Program Details

While industrial engineers utilize the tools of simulation, optimization, computing, and statistics to design and improve modern technology-laden systems, human factors engineers design systems that effectively integrate human abilities/limitations and machines/tools. The online MS in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering degree program from Wright State University prepares working professionals to effectively design and operate a variety of systems in healthcare, manufacturing, aerospace, distribution, retail, and more. There are four focus areas available to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Decision Analytics
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Human Factors & Ergonomics
  • Neuroengineering


  • GPA of at least 2.7 in undergraduate course work
  • GRE Total of at least 290 with a minimum GRE Quantitative score of 145 for applicants (1) whose undergraduate degree is not in engineering or (2) whose undergraduate degree is not from and ABET-accredited engineering program.
  • Additional pre-requisite course work may be required if your undergraduate degree is not in engineering
  • Letters of recommendation are recommended but not required

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission