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A Major in Industrial Management

Description of Major


This major combines business and engineering curriculum to educate students on how to supervise and manage as well as analyze and improve manufacturing and service operations.  Graduates from the program also understand the way operations interfaces with the other functions in any organization, and how to leverage operations resources and capabilities for sustainable competitive advantage. The College of Business has focus concentrations instead of majors that are paired with one of eight integral areas.

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Employment Opportunities


Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for industrial management graduates, including:

Account Manager Billing Manager
Business Manager Buyer
Construction Manager Consultant
Contract Administrator Corporate Trainer
Distribution Manager First-line Supervisor
Industrial Engineer Industrial Marketing Representative
Industrial Production Manager Industrial Safety Engineer
Industrial Supervisor Inventory Control Specialist
Job Analyst Management Consultant
Manufacturing Engineer Manufacturing Inspector
Manufacturing Manager Market Researcher
Materials Manager Numerical Control Manager
Operations Manager Operations Research Analyst
Plant Manager Production Manager
Property Manager Purchasing Manager
Quality Control Manager Sales Manager
Site Planner Supply Chain Manager
Surveyor Systems Analyst
Technical Writer Transportation Manager
Warehouse Manager