Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering at Temple University prepares you to become a leader in quality and productivity management. This new, 128-credit-hour undergraduate degree is a blend of engineering and business. Students are prepared to design, develop, implement and improve the integrated systems that help a wide variety of companies save money and increase operating efficiency.

Industrial and systems engineering is about more than manufacturing—the work of industrial and systems engineers encompasses nearly every industry and sector. The versatile, interdisciplinary curriculum positions you to graduate with the tools and skills that meet a growing demand for industrial and systems engineers. Compared to other engineering disciplines, Industrial and System Engineering students take courses in business and across engineering fields of study, making learning applicable to many types of industries. Companies continuously seek to increase productivity and efficiency, as well as improve quality. You’ll gain the knowledge base to provide these companies with innovative and applied solutions.

Through the degree program, you will

  • apply expertise to many fields, including entertainment companies, healthcare organizations, manufacturing industries, and shipping and logistics businesses;
  • engineer systems and processes to strengthen quality and productivity; and
  • gain advanced skills in engineering in a cutting-edge, advanced curriculum designed to solve today’s engineering problems.

The only degree of its kind in the Philadelphia region, Temple’s Industrial and Systems Engineering degree builds on coursework in engineering, math, sciences and business over eight semesters. You’ll learn the necessary analytical, computational and experimental practices for system integration in nine new courses developed specifically for this degree. See the full curriculum for the Industrial and Systems Engineering degree (PDF).

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident:  $19,416.00 per year
Out-of-state: $31,512.00 per year

Our Academic Advisors

Through advising workshops, career coaching, individual appointments and walk-in advising, support services are available to all undergraduate Engineering students. Such services range from academic mentoring, career development, choosing a major, degree planning, learning support and post-graduation planning.

All academic advisors are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., to answer questions regarding General Education (GenEd), college and major requirements, and university academic policies and procedures. 

Learn more about the Center for Academic Advising and Student Affairs.

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