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Oklahoma State University

Educational Outcomes (Graduate)

Graduating master’s degree students will demonstrate:

Depth

  • Understanding of advanced concepts, methods, and technologies in an IE&M thrust area.

Breadth

  • Understanding of IE&M beyond a specific thrust area
  • Understanding the role of industrial engineering, management, and leadership in business and society.  

Comprehensive Thinking Skills

  • Ability to identify, formulate, and creatively solve unstructured problems.  
  • Ability to think at all six levels of Bloom’s taxonomy (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation).

Fundamentals

  • Knowledge and skills required to apply fundamental IE concepts, methods, and technologies.  
  • Sufficient knowledge and skills in math, basic science, and engineering science to successfully perform in their thrust area.  
  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Ability to perform in culturally diverse, multi-disciplinary teams.

Communication

  • Ability to effectively communicate problem definitions, analysis, potential solutions, results, and recommendations to both technical and general audiences.

Thesis Option – In addition to the above, graduating students possess:

  • An understanding of research methodologies in terms of planning and executing a creative research program and   communicating the results there from.

Doctoral Level – In addition to the above, graduating students possess:

  • A mastery of research methodologies in terms of planning and executing a creative research program and communicating the results there from.