Mission and Objectives


What are the educational objectives of the Industrial Engineering Program at Rutgers University?

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of Industrial Engineers.
  • Qualified graduates will pursue advanced study if they so desire.
  • Graduates will pursue leadership positions in their profession and/or communities.

School of Engineering Mission Statement 

To educate and train the future engineers of a complex, diverse, and global workplace.

Provide high quality, relevant education programs to undergraduate and graduate students using the latest technology and education techniques.

To conduct state-of-the-art research that embraces technology to address societal challenges of a multifaceted United States and a globally connected world.

Create an environment to encourage and assist faculty to become leaders in their fields, and to further gain national and international recognition.

Conduct cutting-edge research in strategically important engineering areas. 

To be resource to local, New Jersey, and regional stakeholders in advancing the public’s interest.

Promote economic development through technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation.


The BS in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, phone (410) 347-7700