The undergraduate industrial engineering program at Penn State is designed to prepare students to become the next generation of global leaders in industrial and manufacturing engineering. We provide students with a comprehensive education in human factors and ergonomics; manufacturing; and operations research through a combination of coursework and hands-on experience in our laboratories.
Our students leave Penn State as innovators with an eye for discovering new solutions and processes that address ever-evolving industry challenges in a wide variety of sectors including academia, banking, communications, consulting, financial services, healthcare, information technology, and transportation.
Our program boasts over 7,500 graduates, many of whom are now world-class leaders in their field and can be found in top positions at Accenture, Bank of America, Caterpillar, Cummins Power, Disney, ExxonMobil, Herren Associates, The Hershey Company, Honda, Intel, John Deere, Kimberly-Clark, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Lockheed Martin, Michelin, and Walmart.
Please note: Penn State World Campus also offers a Human Factors and Ergonomics Certificate.