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Industrial Engineering

Students building testing bridge models

Industrial Engineering is concerned with designing, evaluating, and improving systems. At St. Ambrose, our emphasis is on how humans fit into those systems to ensure safe and productive work.   

Industrial Engineers are in high demand in many sectors of the economy, from traditional industrial settings to streamlining hospital operations. The skills learned as an Industrial Engineer will provide a wealth of opportunities for the graduate.

The program mission is to develop graduates who design, communicate, and implement engineering solutions satisfying the needs of all concerned.


The St. Ambrose Industrial Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of theABET (

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