Minor in Industrial Engineering


Value Proposition Description

Vital to any organization’s survival and growth in a global, competitive world, Industrial Engineering helps organizations gain efficiencies and improve processes. The WPI minor in Industrial Engineering will provide you with fundamental skills and knowledge that will complement your chosen major. An easy link between the curricula in engineering and business, the minor expands your ability to tackle business decisions and problems using engineering techniques.

The Industrial Engineering minor is available to students in any major at WPI except for those majoring in Industrial Engineering.



The Industrial Engineering (IE) minor requires the completion of six courses in the areas of IE tools and knowledge. Visit the catalog to learn about course options.

Application Process

To declare an Industrial Engineering minor, please see Add a Program of Study in Workday. 
The minor completion information can be found in Workday under your Academic Progress Report (APR).  Please review the minor APR before October 1st of senior year to be sure all minor courses are listed correctly. 

For more information, contact Laurie Stokes, 508-831-4887, lmstokes@wpi.edu