The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University offers two distance learning based master's programs for professionals.


  • Affordable master's degree from a top ranked engineering school
  • Ability to study anywhere in the world while receiving the same degree as students on campus
  • Access to university facilities, software at student pricing and software in the industrial and systems engineering cloud

Apply Here!


Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering (ME IE)


Essential tools and knowledge/practical techniques in broad aspects of industrial engineering to prepare engineers for industrial engineering career path
  • 30 credit hours (10 courses)
  • Practice-oriented, non-thesis degree
  • Final exam (oral defense) may be waived


Four courses covering the breadth of Industrial Engineering

  • Logistics and Inventory Control (ISEN 601 or ISEN 615)
  • Quality Engineering (ISEN 614)
  • Human Factors (ISEN 630 or ISEN 631)
  • Engineering Economy (ISEN 667)
Three courses covering essential modeling techniques and tools
  • Data Analytics, Models and Tools (ISEN 613)
  • Optimization Models and Tools (ISEN 620)
  • Simulation Models and Tools (ISEN 625)
Three elective courses (ISEN or non-ISEN courses)

Master of Science in Engineering Systems Management (MS ENSM)


Blend of training in both systems engineering and engineering management that prepares engineers for a system level, management-in-nature career path
  • 36 credit hours (12 courses)
  • No final exam required


Four courses covering Systems Engineering

  • Data Analytics, Models and Tools (ISEN 613)
  • Simulation Models and Tools (ISEN 625)
  • System Thinking (ISEN 640)
  • System Engineering Methods (ISEN 641)
Four courses in Engineering Management
Four courses to form a concentration area (Examples)
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Safety Engineering
  • Analytics (receive a certificate in applied statistics at the same time)
  • Public Policy/Homeland Security
  • Industrial and Manufacturing

Cost Estimation:

Type of Resident Per Course* ME IE ME ENSM
Texas Resident $2,522.99 $25,230.00 $30,276.00
Non-Resident in Texas $3,356.99 $33,357.00 $40.284.00
Outside of Texas or International $3,838.49 $38,385.00 $46,062.00
*Tuition and fees are subject to change and do not include elective fees (i.e. application for graduation). The accurate figures are decided by the University’s Student Business Services