Industrial Management & Applied Engineering Degree Program

Southern Illinois University



College of Engineering

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Off-Campus Degree Options

The bachelors of science degree in Industrial Management and Applied Engineering is offered at 5 community college sites throughout Illinois.  Our program is also available on 4 military bases within 4 states (Illinois, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Delaware).  Select the locations below for more information.

The Industrial Management and Applied Engineering program is designed to prepare management oriented technical professionals in the economic-enterprise system. Industrial technologists will be involved with: 

  • The application of significant knowledge of theories, concepts, and principles found in the humanities and the social and behavioral sciences, including a thorough grounding in communication skills.
  • The understanding and ability to apply principles and concepts of mathematics and sciences, and the application of computer fundamentals.
  • The application of concepts derived from, and current skills developed in a variety of technical disciplines including, but not limited to,  Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, project management, manufacturing processes, computer-aided manufacturing, motion and time study, facilities planning, industrial safety, production and inventory control,  and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
Industrial Management and Applied Engineering positions are associated with production planning and scheduling, process design, quality control, methods analysis, safety, material and equipment procurement, facility planning, equipment design, job estimation, technical sales, maintenance supervision, and other production-related functions. 

We are an approved training program for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of IL and MO.

For more information please contact:

Ms. Marilyn Updike


Mrs. Carolyn Smith

Industrial Sites

Champaign (at Parkland College)

Chicago (at Richard J. Daley College)

Grayslake (at University Center of Lake County)

Joliet (at Joliet Junior College )

Peoria (at Illinois Central College)